USA Swimming Votes 'Yes' to Athlete Protection Measures After Sex Abuse Scandal

Five months after an ABC News investigation revealed that 36 swim coaches were quietly banned for alleged sexual misconduct with their athletes, USA Swimming has officially passed new legislation that implements athlete protection policies, expands background checks, and enacts mandatory reporting of credible information of sexual abuse. "Our membership really stepped up today to provide their overwhelming support to this important issue," out-going USA Swimming President Jim Wood said in a...Full Story
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