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Flashback: Muchnick’s 2015 Denver Post Op-Ed, ‘USA Swimming’s Wielgus Has No Credibility — Reform Is a Job For Congress’

Published January 13th, 2018, Uncategorized

On Sunday, Concussion Inc. will publish what Chuck Wielgus — the disgraced USA Swimming chief executive who died in office last year — said about rapist former Irish Olympic head swim coach George Gibney, who has been living in the United States since 1994. Later next week we’ll have more on Irish legislator Maureen O’Sullivan’s […]

‘I Don’t Know George Gibney and He Has Never Been a Member of Florida Swimming’

Published January 11th, 2018, Uncategorized

by  Irvin Muchnick   Reverberating the rhetoric of denial now evident at both USA Gymnastics and USA Swimming, the head of one of the national swim body’s regional affiliates has told Concussion Inc. “I do not know” George Gibney “and our records show that he has never been a member of Florida Swimming.” Gibney, of […]

Ireland’s Broadsheet Echoes Our Call: FOIA Documents Show ‘There Is No Excuse’ For Further Irish-U.S. Inaction on George Gibney

Published January 4th, 2018, Uncategorized

This latest is an excellent overview that also embeds the images of several key documents released through our Freedom of Information Act case: ‘There Is No Excuse’

Ireland’s Murphy Inquiry Said George Gibney’s Victims ‘Were Vindicated’ by the Garda’s Evidence. But There’s Vindication and There’s Vindication.

Published January 3rd, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   As Irish politician Maureen O’Sullivan reaches out to sister American legislators for justice for George Gibney’s many victims and for accountability for the government agencies and swimming institutions that have enabled and harbored him, these words of Ireland’s 1998 Murphy Commission report weigh heavily:   “In light of the charges arising […]

Flashback: USA Swimming’s Offshore Reinsurance Scam Exemplified the Globalization of Youth Sports Sex Abuse Cover-Up

Published January 2nd, 2018, Uncategorized

As the campaign heats up to extradite and bring to justice former Irish Olympic swim coach George Gibney, and to hold accountable the enabling of Gibney by the swimming establishment on two continents, it is useful to remember the overall international dimensions of youth sports coach sex abuse. In that spirit, Concussion Inc. is reproducing […]