Sunday, February 28, 2021

Sports

British Gymnastics faces legal action over alleged ‘systemic physical and psychological abuse’

“This is a landmark moment in our campaign for justice,” Claire Heafford, a former elite gymnast and one of the 17 claimants, said in the statement. “This is not and has never been about a few bad apples, this is about decades of systemic abuse, encouraged and covered up by those at the top. “The […]

NHL star taking leave of absence after Russian media report left him ‘shaken and concerned’

The Russian star is “shaken and concerned” following “unfounded allegations” made against him, according to a team statement posted to Twitter. The statement refers to a report from Russian tabloid newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda in which a former coach of Panarin’s alleges that Panarin assaulted a woman in a Latvian bar in 2011. “Artemi vehemently and […]