Dan Keatings: ‘The climate of fear is real in British Gymnastics’

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Dan Keatings (centre) won gold for Scotland in the pommel horse at the 2014 Commonwealth Games ahead of England’s Max Whitlock (left) and Louis Smith (right)

Commonwealth champion Dan Keatings says he experienced a culture of “bullying and manipulation” throughout his time as a British gymnast.

Keatings, 27, described retiring in January as a “relief”, following a decade in elite gymnastics where he won world, European and Commonwealth honours.

It follows claims by a group of coaches