Parents of Elite Gymnast Sue U.S. Olympic Committee in Sex-Abuse Claim

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Parents of Elite Gymnast Sue U.S. Olympic Committee in Sex-Abuse Claim

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The parents of a former elite gymnast have sued the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics in connection with allegations of years-long sexual abuse by a former team doctor, according to a complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court late last month.

The lawsuit, which was filed June 30 but hasn’t been previously reported, marks an escalation of the festering scandal that has shaken the sport and its governing body. It is the first among the scores of civil claims related to the scandal to allege wrongdoing by the…

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