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U.S. Olympic Committee slammed in review of Nassar abuse case

Dec 11, 2018 - 11:44 AM

The US Olympic Committee is one of the institutions that allowed Larry Nassar to abuse hundreds of athletes

PREDATOR. Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar addresses the court during the sentencing phase in Ingham County Circuit Court on January 24, 2018 in Lansing, Michigan. Photo by Jeff Kowalsky/AFP

Michigan launches probe into US gymnastics sex abuse doctor

Jan 28, 2018 - 6:29 PM

Attorney General Bill Schuette says his department would "put a bright light at every corner" of Michigan State University, which is under scrutiny for a 2014 investigation that cleared Larry Nassar of serious wrongdoing

PREDATOR. Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar addresses the court during the sentencing phase in Ingham County Circuit Court on January 24, 2018 in Lansing, Michigan. Jeff Kowalsky/AFP

US apologizes after swimmers admit to lying about Rio mugging

Aug 19, 2016 - 4:03 PM

Swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger leave Brazil following the retraction of their claims of being robbed at gunpoint

RETRACTION. US Olympic swimmers Jack Conger (R) and Gunnar Bentz (C) leave the Special Police Station of Tourists Attention in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They retracted their claim of being mugged at gunpoint after video of their confrontation with a gas station security guard surfaced. Photo by Fabio Teixeira/EPA

Brazil police pull two US Olympic swimmers off flight

Aug 18, 2016 - 10:11 AM

UPDATED Rio police take two US Olympic swimmers off a plane about to leave Brazil for questioning in a row over their claim to have been victims of an armed mugging

In this file photo, Brazilian Air Force personnel stand guard at the arrival level of the Galeao International airport (Aeroporto Internacional Antonio Carlos Jobim) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 25, 2016. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP

IOC must make sure federations act on doping - USOC

Jul 26, 2016 - 5:22 PM

If the international federations enforce the conditions established by the IOC and if the IOC takes responsibility for ensuring that they do then we will have taken an important step in the right direction

Vitaly Smirnov, a member of the International Olympic Committee and former president of Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) attends a press conference after a meeting of the ROC in Moscow, Russia, 25 July 2016. The session aimed to take urgent measures to fight doping in Russian sports and to create a public anti-doping commission. EPA/SERGEI CHIRIKOV