CAN Gymnastics Club sues documentary makers

Bell Media, TSN and a reporter are the defendants in a $500,000 lawsuit over allegations made in the documentary Broken: Inside the Toxic Culture of Canadian Gymnastics

A Crave TV documentary about gymnastics in Canada contained defamatory content about a Calgary club and its CEO, a $500,000 lawsuit claims.

The Calgary Gymnastics Centre (CGC) and chief executive Brett MacAuley allege the 90-minute documentary, co-produced by TSN and CTV’s W5, damages their reputation both directly and by linking them, through innuendo, to more abusive behaviour in the sport. …

Calgary Herald – Crave TV documentary defamed Calgary gymnastics club and its CEO, lawsuit claims

Full disclosure. I’ve known Brett MacAuley for decades. And have spent a lot of time at Calgary Gymnastics Centre. I’ve always considered it one of the best clubs in Canada and would recommend the Gym to parents.

I’ll be following this court case closely.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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