01. February 2018  
Ontario, CAN  
Artistic Gymnastics

Revelations about sexual assault also in Canada

Canadian media reported, that a 28-year-old gymnastics coach in Mississauga faces five charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted a teenaged student over a period of several years. Peel Regional Police said on Monday that investigators were contacted earlier this month by a girl, 15, who reported numerous sex-related incidents that are alleged to have happened over four years. On Jan. 26, 2018, a Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued for Scott McFarlane, who spent four years working at Manjak's Gymnastics on Sladeview Crescent in Mississauga until October of 2017. He turned himself in to police three days later.
McFarlane's arrest comes days after disgraced former U.S. gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison
Nassar admitted to molesting some of the top gymnasts in the U.S., including several Olympians.