The latest addition is now the youngest member of the USA Swimming Permanently ineligible list.
USA Swimming said they had no ability to investigate a former NBAC coach for allegations of sexual abuse, because the offense happened in 1975.
Ryan Lochte is one of 43 athletes who will represent the U.S. at the World Championships in December. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Mike Honda’s office says he is exploring formal action, including but not limited to, a congressional hearing on USA Swimming and sexual abuse.
David Marsh talks about a team, he says, is the best he’s ever been a part of. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)
Ryan Lochte is staying in Florida, and trying to raise some big money for Water for People. (Photo: RyanLochte.com)
Just a note to our readers that USA Swimming has amended the U.S. Open time standards released yesterday.
Allie Szekely (above) will be a part of the elite junior squad that the Americans send to the FINA World Cup Series. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
As the torch begins passing to the young generation of American swimming (like Ryan Murphy, above), USA Swimming has tightened up the qualifying standards for their World Championship Trials. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Allison Schmitt placed 2nd overall at last year’s Grand Prix Series, behind only the now-retired Michael Phelps. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Swim News: How would you rate Natalie Coughlin’s Olympic year? (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
[Updated With USA Swimming Response] Judge Orders $2.5 Million Claim in Favor of Plaintiff in Sexual Abuse Case
The following is a press release from Jonathan Little, posted unedited.
As a follow-up to the earlier story about a judgement in favor of plantiff Brooke Taflinger to the tune of $2.5 million against USA Swimming and Central Indiana Swimming, it is unlikely that the money will come from USA Swimming, at least directly.
Jonathan Bell, above, has been arrested on accusations of a third PA victim. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Josh Schneider overtook James Magnussen in the medley relay final to win $25,000 for the Americans. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)