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Simone Biles sparks mental health conversations among local gymnasts and coaches

Simone Biles pulling out of gymnastic competitions to focus on her mental health has ignited conversations across the country. Cape Fear coaches say mental health is a big, and often overlooked factor within the sport.

Simone Biles withdraws from women’s team gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Simone Biles wins record-tying 6th U.S. women’s gymnastics title

U.S. gymnastics champion Simone Biles won a record-tying sixth all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, Missouri Sunday night. The 22-year-old took the top scores on floor, vault and balance beam but placed third on bars.

Injured gymnast sets goal: To walk down aisle at her wedding

An Auburn University gymnast who suffered career-ending injuries to both knees says her goals now include walking down the aisle at her upcoming wedding.

Injured Auburn gymnast undergoing surgery on both knees

Auburn says a gymnast who suffered devastating leg injuries during an NCAA regional semifinal is undergoing surgery.

Former sports doctor sentenced to 40 to 125 more years in prison

The former sports doctor whose serial sexual abuse of girls and young women upended the gymnastics world was sentenced Monday to a third prison term of 40 to 125 years behind bars for molesting young athletes at an elite Michigan training center.

Michigan AG vows to find out who knew what at Michigan State

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette lashed out at Michigan State University on Saturday for allowing Larry Nassar to sexually abuse girls and women for years, and he took a shot at the school's governing body.

Nassar deemed ‘serial’ sex abuser; investigations ongoing

Once-renowned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar listened silently as a prosecutor deemed him "possibly the most prolific serial child sex abuser in history" and a judge sentenced him to decades in prison for molesting some of the sport's top athletes, capping an extraordinary hearing during which more than 150 women and girls described his abuse.

Nassar gets 40 to 175 years in prison for sexual assaults

A Michigan sports doctor has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting gymnasts and other young women and girls, capping a remarkable seven-day hearing that brought more than 150 victims or their families to court, including Olympians.

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