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On Thursday, the United States Olympic Committee gave the USA Gymnastics board six days to resign or the federation will be decertified in the aftermath of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, reported USA Today.

It comes after long-time team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced on Wednesday to up to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting young female gymnasts.

The seven-day sentencing witnessed nearly 156 girls and women who came forward and admitted to being sexually assaulted by the 54-year-old doctor.

Even as Nassar's sentencing wrapped up this week, Michigan State and USAG defended themselves in another court.

DeVos said in a statement that what happened at the school is "abhorrent" and "cannot happen ever again - there or anywhere".

"...while the USOC encourages USAG to think and act broadly on reforming its culture, we also believe that reform must start with an entirely new board continuing to pursue implementation of the Daniels Report recommendations", the letter, obtained by MSNBC, reads. It "embraces" the requirements in the letter.

The statement continued, "Our commitment is uncompromising, and we hope everything we do makes this very clear".

Blackmun says USA Gymnastics' entire board must resign by January 31 and that an interim board must be in place by the end of February.

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Other conditions set upon USA Gymnastics by USOC include training for all staff at the US Centre for Safe Sport, and ethics training.

In addition to the investigation, Blackmun pressured all members of the USA Gymnastics board to resign.

At each board meeting, members will "substantively discuss" the plans for implementing the recommendations made by former federal prosecutor Deborah Daniels, who found that the organization needed a "cultural change".

During the investigation, the US Gymnastics board admitted to dragging its feet on alerting the authorities of abuse allegations against Nassar, which have been happening since 2015.

Just after 11 a.m. Friday morning, MSU athletic director Mark Hollis announced his resignation.

Nassar stared at her while she was giving her statement, she said, but added that it was more of a blank stare.

"This was not an easy decision for my family, and you should not jump to any conclusions based on our decision - listen to facts". "I knew that the farthest I could run from my abuser, and the people that let him prey on children for decades, was to choose the opposite of what that man, and his enablers, had become".

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