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  1. USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus apologizes to sexual-abuse victims...

    USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus has apologized for the first time to victims of sexual abuse within the program.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2014
  2. USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus withdraws from Hall of Fame induct...

    USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus has withdrawn from this year's International Swimming Hall of Fame induction class, a week after the release of a report that criticized the handling of sexual abuse cases by the organization under his leadership.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  3. Changes to protect underage athletes from predatory coaches sugge...

    An independent review of USA Swimming's safe sport program paid for by the national governing body is recommending that 39 changes be made to better protect underage athletes from predatory coaches.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2014
  4. Congressional staffers meet USA Swimming, USOC

    Congressional staffers have met with representatives of the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming to discuss ways to reduce the risk of sexual abuse in youth sports.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  5. Review: Utah Utes swim coach should've been fired sooner

    The University of Utah should have fired former swim coach Greg Winslow by no later than early 2012 for alcohol abuse that was corrosive to the entire team, an independent investigation has found.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2013
  6. Greg Winslow, accused of sexual abuse, won't face charges

    A former University of Utah swim coach accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl he coached in Arizona six years ago won't face charges in the case, prosecutors announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  7. Richard Curl sentenced to seven years in prison for sexual abuse

    A once-prominent swimming coach who trained thousands of children was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing one of the girls he instructed.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2013
  8. Utah Utes suspend swim coach Greg Winslow over abuse allegations

    The University of Utah has suspended its swim coach because of an investigation of sexual abuse allegations of under-age female swimmers.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  9. Rick Curl, banned swim coach, charged with child abuse

    Banned swim coach Rick Curl turned himself in Thursday to face a child abuse charge stemming from allegations of a sexual relationship with an underage swimmer in the 1980s.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  10. Former U.S. national coach Mark Schubert denies lawsuit claims

    Former U.S. national swimming coach Mark Schubert is denying allegations that he wrongly fired another coach after she became aware of abuse allegations within his Southern California club.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  11. USA Swimming denies agreement with ex-national coach Mark Schuber...

    USA Swimming denied Tuesday that it had an agreement with former national coach Mark Schubert to cover up allegations of sexual misconduct by other coaches.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  12. Mark Schubert, former U.S. national swim coach, faces lawsuit

    A swimming coach and philanthropist is suing former U.S. national coach Mark Schubert, contending she was wrongfully fired after becoming aware of sexual abuse allegations within his Southern California club.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  13. USA Swimming says there's been major progress since sexual abuse ...

    Two years after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the sport, USA Swimming has banned 16 people for life as part of a wide-ranging program that stepped up training and led to enhanced background checks for nearly 36,000 coaches, officials and volunteers.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  14. 2012 London Games -- British swimmer Rebecca Adlington tired of T...

    Two-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Rebecca Adlington says she will stay away from Twitter during the London Games because of the nasty comments she has received about her looks.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  15. USA Swimming expanding background checks

    USA Swimming has responded to a sexual abuse scandal by expanding background checks, approving new athlete protection measures and making it mandatory for members to report any credible allegation.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2010
  16. Indiana swimming coach agrees to 2-year ban

    An Indiana swim coach who has criticized USA Swimming's response to sexual abuse cases has been banned from coaching for two years after admitting he violated the sport's code of conduct.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2010