The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) has apologised to athletes who spoke out about their treatment during their time at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).
- An Australian Human Right Commission report found a culture of abuse was enabled in gymnastics in Australia
- The ASC offered an apology and support to “former AIS athletes treated inappropriately in the past”
- It said a new helpline has been established called AIS Be Heard
An independent review by the Australian Human Right Commission (AHRC) into gymnastics in Australia found the sport enabled a culture of abuse, predominantly against young women.
A number of women spoke about negative experiences during their time as gymnasts at the AIS, with some detailing…