232: Conflict of Interest

Dec 6, 2016 | GymCastic, Podcast

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IN THE NEWS

In the news, Uncle Tim, Spencer, and Jessica chat about:

GYMTERNET NEWS

Our weekly roundup of the latest news stories from around the gymternet include (30:00):

  • Tickets for Worlds are on sale now.
  • College Fantasy Gymnastics draft is now open. It closes on December 30th.
  • The Simone Biles News: Florida, Competing in Montreal and some favorite parts from her book, “Courage to Soar.”
  • 33% of the FIG delegates wanted to maintain their conflicts of interest.
  • Laurie Hernandez reportedly made $360,00o on Dancing With The Stars. 
  • Lisa Skinner (AUS) in serious accident during her Cirque performance. 
  • USA Gymnastics Sexual Abuse Investigation:
    • Dr Larry Nassar was arrested for sexual assault of a girl (not a patient) in his house while she was between the age of 6-12. 
    • Third civil lawsuit brought against Nassar, bringing the total to three.
    • 13 women to sue Michigan State over Nassar’s alleged sex assaults.
    • The sexual abuse against cases involving professional male soccer players in the UK, reminds us that this is a worldwide problem not dependent on sex. 
    • A Way Forward for USA Gymnastics from a compliance and ethics expert. 
  • Feedback (1:15:20):
    • Ukraine episode 
    • The chocolate milk consipracy 
    • Drugs and drinking in gymnastics

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