Congress Expands Probe of Athlete Abuse

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has sent requests for info to the USOC and 48 NGBs, expanding Congressional investigations into the sexual abuse of athletes in organized sports. 

This is in addition to a request sent last month by another committee in the Senate. A joint bipartisan statement stated “Based on information received to date, the committee is concerned that a pervasive and systemic problem exists in Olympic sports. The safety and well-being of all athletes should be the highest priority of the U.S. Olympic Committee and each of the respective national governing bodies,”

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