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Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 22, 2017 - 9:41 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. Larry Nassar, 54, admitted...
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Dr. Larry Nassar, 54, appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Nasser, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 22, 2017 - 5:34 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault charges against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Michigan State University says allegations that it covered up a former gymnastics doctor's criminal sexual misconduct are "simply false" and it is "appalled" by...
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FILE- In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, the Georgia Dome is seen at right with the Mercedes-Benz stadium at left in Atlanta. The Georgia Dome is scheduled to be imploded Monday, Nov. 20. The dome was not only the former home of the Atlanta Falcons but also the site of two Super Bowls, 1996 Olympics Games events and NCAA basketball tournaments among other major events. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
November 20, 2017 - 7:33 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the implosion of the Georgia Dome (all times local): 7:30 a.m. One of the nation's largest domed stadiums has been reduced to rubble in downtown Atlanta. The Georgia Dome was imploded with nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives Monday morning. The dome was the former home of...
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FILE- In this July 22, 1996 file photo, Naim Suleymanoglu, of Turkey, lifts 147.5kg, at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Turkey's official news agency said Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, Suleymanoglu, the Turkish weightlifter who was known as "Pocket Hercules" and who won three straight Olympic gold medals for Turkey between 1988 and 1996, has died. Suleymanoglu was considered one of the sport's greatest athletes and earned his nickname for his strength and diminutive size. He was 50. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
November 18, 2017 - 9:20 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Naim Suleymanoglu, the Turkish weightlifter who won three Olympic gold medals and was known as "Pocket Hercules," died Saturday. He was 50. Suleymanoglu was considered one of the sport's greatest athletes and earned his nickname for his strength and diminutive size. He died at...
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FILE - in this Jan. 15, 2012 file photo, Andy Murray of Britain, left, talks with coach Ivan Lendl during a practice session for the Australian Open tennis championship, in Melbourne, Australia. Murray and Lendl are calling it quits for a second time, ending a partnership that produced three Grand Slam titles and two Olympic gold medals. (AP Photo/Sarah Ivey, File)
November 17, 2017 - 6:55 pm
Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl are calling it quits for a second time, ending a partnership that produced three Grand Slam titles and two Olympic gold medals. Murray announced Friday on his website that he and Lendl "have mutually agreed to end their coaching relationship." All of Murray's greatest...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2014, file photo, the team from the United States USA-3, pilot Jazmine Fenlator, left, and brakeman Lolo Jones, hug after their second run during the women's two-man bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Lolo Jones gets moved to tears talking about the years she's spent chasing the Olympic medal that has evaded her for so long, in both the Summer and Winter Games. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File)
November 16, 2017 - 3:27 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — There are six women pushing bobsleds this season for the U.S. national team. Of those, only three will be picked to race in the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics. Lolo Jones is in the group of six. She would do anything to be in the group of three. Her World Cup season debut is...
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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2016, file photo provided by the Michigan Attorney General's office, Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar is viewed. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Nassar. Raisman tells "60 Minutes" she was 15 when she was first treated by Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics. He is now is in jail in Michigan awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. (Michigan Attorney General's office via AP, File)
November 10, 2017 - 6:10 pm
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells "60 Minutes" she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics. He's now is in jail in...
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Figure skater Harley Windsor poses for pictures after being named in the Australian team for the 2018 Winter Olympics, in Sydney, Australia Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Windsor is set to be the first indigenous Australian to compete in the Winter Olympics after being selected for next year's Pyeongchang Games.(AP Photo/Julian Linden)
November 09, 2017 - 3:38 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Figure skater Harley Windsor is set to be the first indigenous Australian to compete in the Winter Olympics after being selected for next year's Pyeongchang Games, just a little over a decade after he stumbled into a sport he knew nothing about. Windsor and Russian-born teenager...
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FILE - This is a Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 file photo of Kenya's Jemima Sumgong as she celebrates winning the women's marathon during the Summer Olympics athletics event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong of Kenya on Tuesday Nov. 7, 2017 was banned four years for using the banned blood-booster EPO. Sumgong's ban was announced by the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya. The agency ruled her ineligible from April 3 this year. The gold medalist at the Rio de Janeiro Games failed an out-of-competition doping test on Feb. 28. (Johannes Eisele/Pool Photo via AP)
November 07, 2017 - 1:08 pm
Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong was banned for four years after a doping tribunal rejected her explanation that blood-boosting hormone EPO was in her system from being treated at a hospital in Kenya days before her failed test. The tribunal found no legitimate record of the hospital visit...
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FILE - A May 8, 1999 file photo of Frank Fredericks of Namibia celebrating his victory in the men's 200-meter final in the IAAF Japan Grand Prix in Osaka, Japan. The IOC said Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 it decided to “suspend Mr. Frank Fredericks from all the rights, prerogatives and functions deriving from his quality as an IOC member." The decision comes four days after he was charged in a French investigation of suspected bribery in the 2016 Olympic host city vote. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
November 07, 2017 - 11:40 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee suspended Frank Fredericks as a member on Tuesday, four days after he was charged in a French investigation of suspected bribery in the 2016 Olympic host city vote. The IOC leadership intervened eight months after the four-time...
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