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U.S. Olympic Committee Acting CEO Susanne Lyons testifies before the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 23, 2018 - 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tears and anger this time came from lawmakers who spent the day fuming over a growing sex-abuse problem in Olympic sports that leaders have taken too much time to solve while devoting too little money for the fixes. "I just hope everyone here realizes the time to talk is over...
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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2016, file photo, United States' Michael Phelps checks his time after competing in a men's 200-meter individual medley semifinal during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After revealing the depths of his depression _ and even thoughts of suicide after his second drunken-driving arrest _ Phelps is hoping to make a difference for those who are dealing with similar issues. The 23-time Olympic gold medalist announced a partnership with Talkspace, which provides online therapy, and said he considers it a higher calling than anything he ever did as a swimmer.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
May 22, 2018 - 8:54 pm
Michael Phelps was hanging at the pool on Tuesday. No, he's not planning another comeback. He's got a bigger goal to tackle. Mental health. After revealing the depths of his depression — and even thoughts of suicide after his second drunken-driving arrest — Phelps is hoping to make a difference for...
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FILE - This Aug. 22, 2008, file photo shows Steven Lopez, right, celebrating with his brother and coach Jean after defeating Azerbaijan's Rashad Ahmadov in a bronze medal match for the men's taekwondo -80 kilogram class at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Two-time Olympic champion Steven Lopez complained to the U.S. Olympic Committee that he was subject to an ``institutionalized witch hunt'' designed to undermine his success _ a piece of Congressional testimony offered by USA Taekwondo to undercut the notion that the organization was unwilling to discipline its top athletes for sex-abuse and other cases. Lopez is currently under suspension while the U.S. Center for SafeSport investigates a case against him. His brother and coach, Jean, has been permanently banned for sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
May 22, 2018 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two-time Olympic champion Steven Lopez complained to the U.S. Olympic Committee that he was subject to an "institutionalized witch hunt" designed to undermine his success — a piece of Congressional testimony offered by USA Taekwondo to undercut the notion that the organization was...
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Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith poses for a photo, Monday, May 21, 2018, before an Associated Press interview in Seattle. Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 21, 2018 - 6:39 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and failed to protect her while shielding him. Kukors Smith alleges Sean Hutchison, who began coaching her at a swim club...
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With members of her legal team behind her, Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith, center, talks to reporters, Monday, May 21, 2018, during a news conference in Seattle. Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 21, 2018 - 5:58 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit against USA Swimming (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Olympian swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith says USA Swimming and others who should have protected her from sex abuse as a minor should be held accountable. Kukors Smith tells The Associated Press that the sport's...
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May 21, 2018 - 2:17 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith sues USA Swimming, alleging it covered up sexual abuse by her former coach.
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Charles Howell III follows his shot from the 16th tee, during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, May 11, 2018, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 15, 2018 - 6:33 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jay Monahan might have been overly ambitious when he said he hoped to have next year's PGA Tour schedule ready to announce at The Players Championship. The commissioner is not in a big rush, and there remain a few moving parts. And it goes beyond finding a title...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 25, 2010 file photo, Britain's Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell laughs during a meeting with Rio de Janeiro City's Mayor Eduardo Paes, and Rio de Janeiro State's Governor Sergio Cabral in Rio de Janeiro. Tessa Jowell, the former U.K. culture secretary who played a key role in securing the 2012 London Olympics, has died her family has said on Sunday, May 13, 2018. Jowell, was 70, was diagnosed with a brain tumor last year. Among those offering condolences were former Prime Minister Tony Blair who praised Jowell's "passion, determination and simple human decency."(AP Photo/Felipe Dana, file)
May 13, 2018 - 2:24 pm
LONDON (AP) — Tessa Jowell, the former British culture secretary who played a key role in securing the 2012 London Olympics and used her own cancer diagnosis to campaign for better treatment, has died. She was 70. Jowell died peacefully at the family home in Warwickshire, England on Saturday...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2012, file photo, Bela Karolyi, left, and his wife, Martha Karolyi, talk on the arena floor before the start of the preliminary round of the women's Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif. Two lawsuits filed this spring against the U.S. Olympic Committee illustrate the peril the USOC finds itself in over its handling of decades' worth of sex-abuse cases, while shining a light on the murky relationship the federation has with the sports organizations it oversees. Martha and Bela Karolyi are suing the USOC, along with USA Gymnastics, seeking damages for the canceled sale of their famed Texas training center _ a transaction that tanked in the wake of sex-abuse cases involving team doctor Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
May 10, 2018 - 5:16 pm
DENVER (AP) — Two lawsuits filed recently against the U.S. Olympic Committee illustrate the peril the federation finds itself in over its handling of decades' worth of sex-abuse cases, while shining a light on the murky relationship the USOC has with the sports organizations it oversees. Martha and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 1981, file photo, IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch, left, on looks as Frank King, chief executive officer of Calgary's organizing committee, points to model of Calgary's sports area while Canadian native Lombart Fox watches during exhibition of the candidates for 1988 Olympic Games in Baden-Baden, West Germany. King, an architect of Calgary's 1988 Winter Olympics, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018, of a heart attack while training at a club in Calgary. He was 81. King was an avid runner who competed in the Seniors Games. (AP Photo/Kurt Strumpf, File)
May 10, 2018 - 5:15 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Frank King, an architect of the 1988 Winter Olympics that helped change the face of Calgary, has died. He was 81. He died Wednesday of a heart attack while training at a downtown club, said Bob Niven, the chief executive officer of Calgary's bid committee. King was an avid...
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