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Congressional Panel Recommends Major Changes to U.S. Olympic Structure

Created by Congress in 2020, the Commission said “we need a better long-term vision for how we organize Olympic- and Paralympic-movement sports in America.”


Howard Head Coach Nic Askew Awarded 2023 Drake Hero Award

In his 9th season as head coach, Askew led the Howard men to their first Northeast Conference Championship title in 39 years.


Group of Penn Swimmers Ask UPenn, Ivy league To Abide By New Transgender Policy

“It has often felt like Penn, our school, our league, and the NCAA did not support us,” the group made up of 16 women’s swimmers said in the open letter.


Nancy Hogshead-Makar Among Final Four Members Named To USOPC Commission

The commission, which is made up of 16 members, is tasked with reviewing and assessing several aspects of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.

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Group of Women’s Sport Icons Seeks ‘Science-Based Approach to Trans Inclusion’

A group of Olympians & women’s sports advocates are calling for the inclusion of trans athletes, balanced with fair opportunities within women’s sports.


Manuel, Hogshead-Makar Named to Sports Illustrated’s List of Influential Women

Olympic Champions Simone Manuel and Nancy Hogshead-Makar have been named to Sports Illustrated’s list of the most influential women in sport.


Beyond The Lane Lines: A Double Dose Of Mireia Belmonte

Catch up on this week’s edition of Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring reigning 200 fly Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte of Spain.


Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette Proposes Legislation to Reform USOC

Colorado U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette announced new legislation on Monday that would create a blue ribbon commission to investigate and reform the USOC.

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USOC Reorganizes Leadership, Critics Express ‘Disappointment’

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced some changes to its staff this week, touting the changes as focused on making the organization more responsive to athletes. But one of the organization’s chief critics, the Committee to Restore Integrity, immediately expressed “disappointment” that the reorganization didn’t include more major reforms.

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Integrity Committee Makes 12 Recommendations For USOC

The Committee to Restore Integrity has published a list of recommendations for the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) to “create an athletes first culture at the U.S. Olympic movement.”

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Integrity Committee Criticizes Blackmun, Potential Successor Probst

The Committee to Restore Integrity released a response to the resignation of USOC chief Scott Blackmun, saying Blackmun “intentionally blocked athletes from…


166 Athletes Sign Letter Asking NCAA to Reconsider NC Decision

166 athletes, including 19 swimmers (such as Nancy Hogshead-Makar, G Ryan, and Bob Glover) have submitted a letter to the NCAA asking the Board of Governors to reconsider their decision to return championships to North Carolina.


Olympic Gold Medalist Hogshead-Makar Honored by Women’s Organization

Former Duke All-American and Olympic gold medalist Nancy Hogshead-Makar has received the Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women’s Member of Distinction Award.


Autonomy Era: What does Title IX mean for the possibility of paid college athletes?

An interview with Nancy Hogshead-Makar, an Olympic champion swimmer and CEO and founder of ChampionWomen.


IOC “Women and Sport” Awards Honor Former Swimmers

Six remarkable women from around the world were honored with the International Olympic Committee’s 2014 “Women and Sports” awards in Monaco this week.

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