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Along with CEO Scott Blackmun’s resignation Wednesday, the USOC announced initiatives regarding athlete protection.
USOC CEO Scott Blackmun resigned Wednesday, citing health concerns.
2012 Olympian Ariana Kukors says Sean Hutchison, her former coach, began sexually abusing her at the age of 16.
A special committee of directors for the United States Olympic Committee has hired outside counsel Ropes & Gray LLP to conduct an independent investigation into the decades-long abuse by Larry Nassar to determine when individuals affiliated with USA Gymnastics or the USOC first became aware of any evidence of Nassar’s abuse of athletes, what that evidence was and what they did with it.
Congress passed a bill this week requiring governing bodies for amateur sports (including USA Swimming) to report accusations of sexual abuse to law enforcement.
A bipartisan Congressional committee is investigating sexual abuse allegations within organized sports, including USA Swimming. The committee sent letters to five key institutions this week announcing the investigation: USA Swimming, USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University, the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Taekwondo.
Editor’s Note: In the wake of the sentencing of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar earlier this week for sexually…
Among the more than 160 women who testified in court accusing sports doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse was at least one swimmer, according to media reports.
Former U.S. Olympic gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually abusing athletes under the guise of medical treatment.