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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    USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus has withdrawn from this year's International Swimming Hall of Fame induction class, a week after the release of a report that criticized the handling of sexual abuse cases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. 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
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Former USA Swimming vice president Mike Saltzstein back on judges...

    A former USA Swimming vice president who complained about the organization's handling of sexual abuse cases is back on the list of potential judges at major international events after winning his arbitration case.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2010
  13. Report: USA Swimming official touted Everett Uchiyama for job des...

    Documents obtained by The Associated Press show a top-ranking USA Swimming official recommended former national team director Everett Uchiyama for a job, less than a year after a lifetime ban for having a sexual relationship with an underage swimmer.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2010
  14. USA Swimming pairs with Child Welfare League of America to help p...

    USA Swimming has teamed with a national children's group to help protect athletes from sexual abuse, a move that did little to placate critics of the embattled governing body.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2010
  15. United States Olympic Committee to standardize sex abuse preventi...

    The U.S. Olympic Committee plans to standardize sex abuse prevention guidelines for the national governing bodies of the various Olympic sports.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2010
  16. USA Swimming releases list of banned coaches

    USA Swimming has responded to a sexual abuse scandal by releasing a list of 46 coaches who have received lifetime bans or permanently quit the organization, including former national team director Everett Uchiyama.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2010