Aly Raisman and 140 other survivors of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse were on stage to receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award presented by the actress.
Aly Raisman, pictured during the 2016 Summer Olympics, is speaking out about abuse in gymnastics. Dateline dug deep into the charges of abuse that have rocked the gymnastics world — but Aly Raisman says not deep enough. Raisman, who was among the more than 250 gymnasts abused by disgraced team doctor Larry Nassar, appeared on the program’s “Silent No More” special on Sunday to share her story.
The gold medalist, who was among those abused by team doctor Larry Nassar, slammed suggestions that leotards are responsible for systemic abuse within gymnastics.
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman filed suit against the U.S. Olympic Committee for failing to take action to prevent former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University team doctor Larry Nassar from molesting hundreds of young athletes, according to news reports.
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Gabby Douglas looking grown-up and glam at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards 2017. When someone says the name Gabby Douglas, do you picture the cute “Flying Squirrel” of the 2012 Olympics? Which is maybe why seeing Douglas looking sultry in a glamorous crop top and skirt on the orange carpet of the Kids’ Choice Sports Awards made our jaws drop.
When she’s not wowing people with her Olympic-gold gymnastics, posing in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Editions, and in between avoiding creepy comments on the Internet and in real life, it looks like Aly Raisman likes to spend her time raiding her mother’s closet. Posting on social media this weekend, Raisman commented for her fans and followers, “Playing dress up in my moms closet and we found a gown that my mom wore 20 years ago SO I wore it last night. Raisman posed in the photo, side-by-side with an older photo of her mother Lynn Raisman, both sporting the long black, spaghetti strapped dress featuring a unique cascading pattern of contrasting white flowers.
Aly Raisman has spoken out about body shaming before, but a recent incident that she aired on Twitter was particularly egregious. On Wednesday, the two-time Olympian shared on social media that TSA staffers made comments about her muscles while making her way through airport security.
Nastia Liukin won the Olympic all-around gymnastics competition back in 2008, taking home the gold medal and leading the U.S. team to silver in the most high-profile sport of the Beijing summer Games. Liukin, hair pulled back into a jaunty ponytail and wearing a bright fuchsia leotard, was the darling of the Games.
Yeah, those photos of Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman in Sports Illustrated pretty much slayed. She and all-around champ Simone Biles swapped their bedazzled leotards for bikinis to appear in the magazine’s Swimsuit issue. Raisman was a vision of poise and physical strength in her black two-piece.