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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    USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus has withdrawn from this year's International Swimming Hall of Fame induction class, a week after the release of a report that criticized the handling of sexual abuse cases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. IOC to consider neutral body for whistleblowers

    The IOC will consider setting up an independent body that allows whistleblowers to report information on doping, match-fixing and sexual abuse without fear of reprisals.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 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. 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
  6. Second former skater accuses Andy Gabel of rape

    A second former speedskater has made sexual abuse accusations against Olympic medalist and former U.S. Speedskating president Andy Gabel, telling The Associated Press he raped her when she was 15.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  7. Andy Gabel resigns from committees after sexual abuse claims

    Andy Gabel stepped down from major committees at the International Skating Union and U.S. Speedskating after being accused of a sexual relationship with an underage skater in the 1990s.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  8. Former Olympian Andy Gabel accused of sexual abuse

    U.S. Speedskating says it is investigating a report of a female skater accusing former Olympian Andy Gabel of sexual abuse in the 1990s.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. USOC close to finalizing sexual abuse prevention policy

    Nearly 15 months after the U.S. Olympic Committee issued a report to help Olympic sports standardize policies to prevent sex abuse in their ranks, a manual outlining the policy is close to being completed.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2011
  13. Ex-Olympic gymnastics coach Don Peters accused of sex abuse, bann...

    A former Olympic gymnastics coach accused of sexually abusing two athletes in the 1980s has been banned for life by USA Gymnastics and his place in the federation's Hall of Fame revoked.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  14. Former U.S. Olympic gymnastics coach accused of sexual abuse resi...

    A former Olympic gymnastics coach facing allegations of sexual abuse resigned Tuesday from his coaching and director positions at a prominent Orange County club.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  15. 1984 Olympic gymnastics coach accused of abuse, report says

    Two women have told the Orange County Register they were sexually abused in the 1980s by the man who coached the 1984 Olympic gymnastics team.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2011
  16. 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