Nancy Hogshead-Makar

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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Olympic Medalist Hogshead-Makar launches Champion Women Non-Profit

A new chapter for championing girls and women in sports begins today with Champion Women, a non-profit organization founded by its CEO, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a civil rights attorney, prolific scholar and speaker and Olympic champion.

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USA Swimming Sends 7-Page Response to WSF’s Protest of Wielgus Hall of Fame Induction

On Thursday, the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) made a formal protest against the induction of USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus…

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Women’s Sports Foundation Protests Wielgus’ HOF Induction; Group of Past USA Swimming Presidents Push Back

The letter is signed by a group referring to themselves as “Victims of Coaching Sexual Abuse,” as well as “Supporters of Victims of Coaching Sexual Abuse,” which includes the Women’s Sports Foundation as a whole and several Olympians, high level coaches, and victims in recent high-profile coaching abuse cases.

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Nancy Hogshead-Makar to Appear on Al Jazeera On Topic of Coaches Sexually Abusing Athletes

Four-time U.S. Olympic medalist Nancy Hogshead-Makar will appear on the show title “The Stream” on the Al Jazeera news network…

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