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Olympic Gymnastics Doctor Fired From University Job Amid Abuse Investigation

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    A doctor who for 20 years treated some of America's Olympic gymnasts has been terminated from his post at Michigan State University amid an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations, NBC News reported.

    Dr. Larry Nassar was terminated Tuesday after the school said it learned he was violating "certain employment requirements" brought about after a recent graduate in 2014 lodged a misconduct complaint, which did not result in any charges.

    Two more gymnasts, one of them an Olympic medalist who has not been named, recently accused Nassar of having molested them, prompting an undisclosed number of other women to make complaints against Nassar, prosecutors said.

    Nassar, the team doctor for USA Gymnastics from 1996 to 2015, has denied any abuse through his legal team and has not been charged with a crime. His new attorney, Matt Newburg, had no comment on his firing.

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