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Football 20 Jun 2019 | 7:32 PM

FIFA to take over the running of African football

CAIRO (Reuters) - FIFA are to take over the running of African football in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF), it was announced on Thursday.

Other Sport 21 Dec 2018 | 4:03 AM

USOC prized winning over athlete safety - congressional report

(Reuters) - The U.S. Olympic community prioritised "medals and money" over the safety of its athletes, creating a culture that contributed to widespread instances of sexual abuse, according to a congressional report released on Thursday.

Gymnastics 24 Nov 2018 | 1:12 AM

USOC aware of sex abuse since early 1990s - court documents

(Reuters) - The United States Olympic Committee was informed of sexual abuse in gymnastics more than two decades ago, long before the sexual abuse by former national team doctor Larry Nassar became a high-profile scandal, according to federal court filings.

Diving 10 Oct 2018 | 7:22 AM

Harvard Diving coach resigns after sexual misconduct allegations

(Reuters) - Harvard University's Athletic Department said on Tuesday that its head diving coach, Chris Heaton, had stepped down, amid accusations of sexual misconduct.

Gymnastics 03 May 2018 | 8:41 PM

House to call U.S. Olympic chief to testify on sexual abuse of athletes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives plans to call top U.S. Olympic and sporting officials to a May 23 hearing on sexual abuse amid reports that hundreds of American athletes have been victims of it.

Other Sport 21 Apr 2018 | 8:20 PM

Former U.S. taekwondo star waits a decade for her #MeToo moment

(Reuters) - It has taken a decade, but Mandy Meloon, a two-time taekwondo world champion thrown off the U.S. national team in 2007 after accusing her coach of molesting her at age 16, has won a measure of vindication.

Other Sport 12 Apr 2018 | 5:40 AM

U.S. Senate panel to hold hearing on sexual abuse of Olympic athletes

(Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will hold a hearing next week into how the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics and other sports organisations handled sexual misconduct allegations.

Gymnastics 27 Mar 2018 | 11:46 PM

U.S. gymnastics doctor's boss at Michigan State charged with sex crime

DETROIT (Reuters) - A former Michigan State University dean, who supervised the doctor at the centre of the USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal, was himself charged on Tuesday with criminal sexual conduct involving medical school students.