Gymnastics New Zealand latest to deal with abuse complaints: reports

The reports came a day after Sports NZ, the governing body for sport in the country, said it would launch new measures to safeguard children in sport.

The initiatives grew out of their 2019 investigation into the integrity of all sport in the country, where they looked at bullying and harassment.

The mistreatment of gymnasts has been in the spotlight since last month’s release of Netflix documentary “Athlete A”, based on a newspaper investigation into the abuse of American athletes that led to the jailing of team doctor Larry Nassar.

In recent weeks, British and Australian gymnastics authorities have also launched inquiries. has plenty of useful resources that can help you better understand the coronavirus pandemic and protect yourself. Read our comprehensive guide (with information on how the virus spreads, precautions and symptoms), watch an expert debunk myths , and access our dedicated coronavirus page . Do You Like This Story? Awesome!