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British Gymnastics has 'fallen short' following allegations of abuse

British Gymnastics has 'fallen short' following allegations of abuse

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has recommended the appointment of an ombudsman.
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Amy Tinkler pictured in April 2017
British Gymnastics has 'fallen short' following allegations of abuse
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has recommended the appointment of an ombudsman.
Aug 14, 09:29
Max Whitlock celebrates winning floor gold at the Rio Olympics on August 14, 2016
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Whitlock also won gold on the pommel horse in Brazil.
Aug 14, 09:06
Team England's Nile Wilson pictured prior to the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Olympic medallist Nile Wilson: 'Gymnasts still treated like pieces of meat'
An independent review has been launched following public complaints from gymnasts from all levels.
Aug 10, 19:24
Amy Tinkler pictured in April 2017
British Gymnastics defends complaint procedures following Amy Tinkler criticism
The governing body says it is "wrong" to suggest it has not been in touch with the Rio medallist and her mother throughout the complaint process.
Jul 28, 14:10
Amy Tinkler pictured in April 2017
Amy Tinkler criticises British Gymnastics over time taken to deal with complaint
The 20-year-old was Britain's youngest medallist at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Jul 28, 12:21
A general gymnastics shot from the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships
BAC chief calls for re-evaluation of 'win-at-all-costs' mentality
The BAC and the NSPCC have joined forces to launch a dedicated helpline.
Jul 20, 16:35
A general gymnastics shot from the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships
Charity describes bully allegations within British Gymnastics as "extremely disturbing"
The British Athletes Commission and the NSPCC are launching a dedicated helpline to support those affected.
Jul 20, 11:13
Amy Tinkler pictured in April 2017
British Olympic chief Mark England "saddened" by Amy Tinkler revelation
Mark England recalled a 'bright-eyed and bushy-tailed' 16-year-old as he hailed Tinkler's achievements in gymnastics.
Jul 16, 17:54
A general gymnastics shot from the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships
British Gymnastics to step aside from independent review into abuse allegations
The move comes after criticism that the integrity of the review could be compromised by the governing body's involvement.
Jul 16, 13:50
Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) attends a news conference after an Executive Board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 4, 2020
IOC president Thomas Bach: 'Abuse against everything we stand for'
A number of Olympic athletes say they have raised complaints with the national governing body.
Jul 15, 18:08
Amy Tinkler pictured in April 2017
Beth Tweddle appalled by claims of bullying and abuse in British gymnastics
The bronze medallist has advised all gymnasts to talk about their experiences after Amy Tinkler and the Becky Downie sisters went public.
Jul 15, 12:52
Amy Tinkler pictured in April 2017
Amy Tinkler blames under-fire British Gymnastics for retirement
The 20-year-old revealed she submitted a formal complaint to British Gymnastics last December.
Jul 14, 13:43
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Dominick Cunningham opens up on "brutal" gymnastics training
Cunningham illustrated the lengths gymnasts go to in order to succeed in the sport.
Jul 11, 16:58
Ellie Downie at the 2015 SPOTY awards on December 20, 2015
British Gymnastics boss Jane Allen "appalled" by abuse claims
Becky and Ellie Becky Downie issued a statement on Thursday that described "an environment of fear and mental abuse".
Jul 10, 16:59
Ellie and Becky Downie pictured in 2016
Downie sisters describe culture of "fear and mental abuse" in British gymnastics
The pair are both current members of the Great Britain squad.
Jul 9, 21:57
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Olympian yet to receive response from British Gymnastics over complaint
It is understood complaint was submitted last year.
Jul 9, 12:58
A general gymnastics shot from the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships
British Gymnastics launches independent review into allegations of abuse
A number of former athletes, including Catherine Lyons and Lisa Mason, have publicly accused coaches of bullying and mistreating athletes.
Jul 7, 19:00
A general gymnastics shot from the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships
UK Sport 'shocked and upset' at allegations of abuse in British Gymnastics
The funding body said 'anyone responsible for such behaviour must be held accountable'.
Jul 7, 16:51
A general gymnastics shot from the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships
BAC calls for investigation into 'deeply troubling' abuse allegations
Catherine Lyons and Lisa Mason have publicly accused coaches of bullying.
Jul 7, 13:44
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Joe Fraser looking at the positives as he prepares for 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Next year's Games will be the Birmingham athlete's debut.
May 15, 00:10

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