US Olympic Committee fostered a culture that allowed Larry Nassar to molest its athletes, investigation finds

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An investigation commissioned by the U.S. Olympic Committee has determined the organization -- and, specifically, two of its highest-ranking executives -- failed to protect athletes, fostering a culture that allowed disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar to molest girls and young women for nearly three decades.

The 233-page report from Ropes & ...Read more

US Olympic leaders vote to give equal pay to Paralympic athletes

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U.S. Olympic Committee leaders voted Friday to give Paralympic medal winners the same payout that goes to their counterparts on the U.S. Olympic team.

American athletes who reach the podium at the Summer and Winter Games have traditionally earned cash payments by way of the Operation Gold Awards program. But, in the past, Paralympians received ...Read more

North and South Korea plan joint bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

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The Olympics are continuing to play a role in the rapprochement between North and South Korea, with the countries announcing Wednesday they intend to launch a combined bid for the 2032 Summer Games.

The plan was included in a joint statement following a Pyongyang summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae...Read more

International officials urged not to reinstate Russia's embattled anti-doping agency

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With a crucial Thursday vote drawing near, international anti-doping officials are facing global resistance to the idea of reinstating the embattled Russian Anti-Doping Agency.

It was earlier this month that news broke of the World Anti-Doping Agency potentially relaxing some of the conditions it had placed on RUSADA, which was suspended about ...Read more

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