The Department of Justice said it will review the misconduct of agents in the USA Gymnastics case, but FBI veterans say the problems run much deeper.
The "gross mishandling" of complaints against serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar led to "more athletes suffering unimaginable pain," said Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
The U.S. star, whose personal struggles seized the world's attention, tied for the most Olympic medals ever won by an American gymnast.
Biles had previously bowed out of the team final at the Tokyo Olympics after experiencing the disorienting "twisties."
U.S. gymnast Sunisa Lee just made history as the first Hmong American to win a gold medal at an Olympic Games.
A USA Gymnastics spokesperson said the team is “focused on preparation” for the competions.
After the Larry Nassar scandal, advocates are calling on sports groups, gyms and more to commit to preventing child sexual abuse by adopting the set of principles.
The Department of Justice has concluded that FBI mishandling of allegations against former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar allowed him to continue abusing women and girls.
A spokesperson for the FBI said the actions of its employees are "inexcusable and a discredit to this organization."
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The former USA Gymnastics coach is dead, and serial sexual abuser Nassar is behind bars. But the people who enabled them are still out there.