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Mc Hammer Jersey . -- A doctor accused of sexual abuse by two gymnasts -- including a former U.S. Olympian -- was investigated by Michigan State University authorities in 2014 over another allegation of misconduct, but the school found no violation of its policy.School spokesman Kent Cassella said Tuesday that local prosecutors did not file charges two years ago following an investigation by MSU police.The revelation of a complaint by the Michigan State graduate comes after two gymnasts, including a member of the 2000 U.S. womens Olympic team, said they were sexually abused as teenagers by Larry Nassar, a former longtime doctor for USA Gymnastics.Nassar is accused of sexually groping and fondling the Olympian during her elite career, according to a lawsuit filed last week in California by the athlete under the name Jane Doe.The second gymnast, Rachael Denhollander of Louisville, Kentucky, told the Indianapolis Star newspaper that Nassar sexually abused her in 2000 while she underwent treatment for lower back pain at Michigan State, where Nassar is a faculty member. She said she filed a complaint last month with university police.Michigan State temporarily reassigned Nassar, 53, from clinical and patient duties as of Aug. 30, a day after Denhollanders complaint was made to authorities. Cassella said that was the first time the school was aware of the allegation.Cassella said the school investigated Nassar previously, however.In a separate incident in 2014, MSU authorities investigated a complaint of misconduct against Larry Nassar, Cassella said in an email. The complaint, filed by a recent female MSU graduate at the time, involved an allegation of abuse during a medical procedure. An administrative investigation revealed no violation of MSU policy, and the local prosecutors office did not file charges after an investigation by MSU police.During the investigation, Nassar was temporarily reassigned from his clinical and patient duties.Nassars attorney, Matthew Borgula, defended the doctor in an email to The Associated Press on Tuesday night.MSU and local authorities conducted an investigation and found that there was no violation of law, nor of MSU policy and no lawsuit was ever filed. Dr. Nassar met with authorities at the time and completely cooperated, Borgula said. This claim, like the current allegations bantered about in the press, are wholly without merit. Dr. Nassar has never conducted any medical procedure at MSU without the full consent of his patient, and if the patient is a minor, without the parents consent.He has never been sued, until the recent lawsuit filed in California, and he has never been charged with a crime, it continued. He has been a physician for over 23 years, and part of the USA Gymnastics medical team for 29. During that time, no one has ever lodged a complaint against him that he was aware.USA Gymnastics released a statement Monday night indicating that it cut ties with Nassar when the organizations president, Steve Penny, went to authorities immediately after learning of athlete concerns about Nassar in the summer of 2015.When asked Tuesday by the AP if it notified Michigan State or other entities affiliated with Nassar about the concerns raised, USA Gymnastics spokesperson Leslie King referred back to the organizations statement on Monday.USA Gymnastics has cooperated fully with the law enforcement agency since we first notified them of the matter, including -- at their request -- refraining from making further statements or taking any other action that might interfere with the agencys investigation, the statement read.USA Gymnastics has not identified the organization it contacted, also at the request of the law enforcement agency.USA Gymnastics said Tuesday night it was not contacted about Michigan States 2014 investigation of Nassar.Casella said the school didnt consider contacting USA Gymnastics in 2014 because the administrative investigation revealed no violation of MSU policy and no charges were filed. 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Its actually traditional, not flashy, and offers skiers, hikers and those simply seeking rest and relaxation a quiet sense of tranquility not found in many glitzier, more crowded Alpine resorts.That may be what has drawn Charles, with his well-documented distaste for impersonal, high-rise modern architecture, a scourge that afflicts some of the newer ski havens in France and Italy. Klosters has remained largely unchanged over the decades, effortlessly maintaining its small town charm. Its fun after skiing just to walk the back streets and admire the beautifully carved doors and other wood decorations that adorn many of its older houses. The town has a sense of unhurried history -- tourists started coming some 150 years ago, centuries after the first monastery was built here -- and its so snow-oriented that inexpensive wood sleds are stacked high outside the main grocery story.Klosters is connected to the larger, more built up town of Davos, known for the annual World Economic Forum -- and for its excellent mountaintop restaurants. In skiing terms, the two towns comprise one huge resort. The combined skiing is magnificent, and the slopes are often uncrowded. The mix of terrain focuses on mid-level skiers, with an emphasis on neatly groomed slopes, and its always exhilarating to ski to a new village or find a new restaurant tucked away on the lesser known runs. The high altitude hiking is phenomenal.Part of what sets Klosters apart from resorts in other countries is the unmatched Swiss railways, which make getting to Klosters a true pleasure. Its a joy to arrive at Zurich Airport, catch a train that skirts two beautiful lakes, then, after a simple switch, arrive in Klosters roughly two hours later. Its the best way to acclimate, to enjoy the mountain views and the rushing rivers without the hassle of renting a car and managing new roads.Its a perfect example of what makess European travel so alluring: Instead of sitting isolated in a car trying to decipher road signs in an unfamiliar language, you spend time in a train often filled with other skiers, including, inevitably, some English-speaking locals with well-informed opinions about the best place to ski, eat and drink. Brett Anderson Jersey. Its also very easy to use the trains to travel to nearby towns at the start of the ski day, providing convenient access to new terrain. The scenery along the way can be astonishing, and its hard not to admire the audacious engineering that went into the construction process. Needless to say, the trains run on time.The easy run from Zurich makes Klosters an attractive day trip for youthful skiers eager to get in a days skiing without having to pay for lodging. Passengers on the early morning trains tend to be wearing ski gear and munching energy bars as the trains climb toward Klosters and other nearby ski towns. Klosters also has an excellent bus system to take skiers from their hotel, or the rail station, to several chairlifts -- and one of the main lifts is actually just around the corner from the train station.Klosters has played a discreet role in royal romance. It was here in 2006 that Prince William was first photographed kissing Kate Middleton, who was then his girlfriend. The public kiss was interpreted -- correctly -- by royal observers as a clear indication that their relationship was serious and deemed to have a future.The university sweethearts briefly broke up after that, but when Kate returned to Klosters with William in 2008 -- and they were photographed on the slopes together -- it was taken as affirmation that they were very much a couple again. They married a few years later and now have two children.The royal link has also been marked by tragedy. In 1988 Charles was skiing with a close friend, Major Hugh Lindsay, when an avalanche struck as they were skiing off-piste high above Klosters. Charles was unhurt, but Lindsay was killed.It was also here that Charles in 2005 dropped his typically very correct public persona and let slip his true feelings about a reporter assigned to the royal beat, describing the BBCs Nicholas Witchell as so awful during a brief, uncomfortable meeting with the press at the start of the royal holiday.---If You Go...KLOSTERS, SWITZERLAND: http://www.davos.ch and http://www.klosters.ch . Two-hour train ride from Zurich. ' ' ' 
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