Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Matt Porter Globe Staff August 15, 2018 The most important event on the American gymnastics calendar, in a non-Olympic year, is in Boston this week. One of the best gymnasts the US has ever seen, a three-time Olympic gold medalist and member of the greatest US team, lives 20 miles away.But Aly Raisman will attend the US Gymnastics Championships as an invited guest of TD Garden, not USA Gymnastics. She thinks that’s wrong.“They know I live here,” she said. “Actions speak louder than words. Don’t say it’s a new USA Gymnastics if you can’t invite someone who’s been speaking out.” Advertisement The relationship is complicated, to say the least. Get Sports Headlines in your inbox: The most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here Raisman, who came out of Needham to capture hearts across America during the 2012 London and 2016 Rio Games, has become one of the preeminent voices of the movement to end sexual abuse in Olympic sports.She has done it by going public with her… Read full this story
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