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(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law a bill designed to give Olympic athletes greater protection and more input into decision making in the wake of the Larry Nassar gymnastics sexual abuse scandal.
(Reuters) - The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) on Friday introduced the first wave of reforms to correct the organisational failings that allowed Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for USA Gymnastics, to prey on young athletes.
(Reuters) - The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Friday it was cooperating with government inquires after it was reported U.S. agencies were conducting a widespread investigation into U.S. Olympic sport organizations.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Canadians took to social media on Saturday to hail their first tennis Grand Slam champion Bianca Andreescu after the 19-year-old's U.S. Open win over Serena Williams.
(Reuters) - Two U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday to prevent sexual assaults against athletes by increasing oversight and legal liability for U.S. Olympic and sports officials following the Larry Nassar scandal.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York honoured the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade up the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and hailing the players' emergence as icons of women's rights.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Soccer Federation was overpowered by chants of "equal pay" and booed as he spoke at Wednesday's victory parade for the country's women's team who won a record-extending fourth World Cup in France last weekend.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. women's national team prepared to kick off their World Cup title defence, prominent figures from American politics, sports and even outer space flocked to social media on Tuesday to lend their support.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee said Thursday it had sent requests for information to the U.S. Olympic Committee and 48 national governing bodies of various sports and Michigan State University, expanding the committee’s investigation into sexual abuse within organised sports.
DENVER (Reuters) - U.S. Olympic Committee Chief Executive Scott Blackmun is resigning for medical reasons, the organisation said on Wednesday, following months of sustained criticism stemming from the sex abuse scandal involving former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.