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Report: USA Gymnastics covered for Nassar during sex abuse investigation

Larry Nassar on trial
Larry Nassar at second sexual abuse trial. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

USA Gymnastics helped cover for Larry Nassar when he was under investigation for child sexual abuse in 2015 by saying he was "sick" or busy with his private practice during two major USA Gymnastics events, according to emails obtained by The Indianapolis Star.

Why it matters: At least 14 more women said they were sexually assaulted by Nassar after June 2015, when USA Gymnastics started receiving complaints about Nassar's "medical techniques."