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April 26, 2021

Travis Tygart, Top U.S. Sports Anti-Drug Official, Was Involved in Covering Up Swimming Sex Scandals (full text from Salon)

Yesterday Salon published my article “Dead in the Water: The Tragic Human Cost of Swimming’s Abuse Scandals,” at https://www.salon.com/2021/04/25/dead-in-the-water-the-tragic-human-cost-of-swimmings-abuse-scandals/. The piece below was originally published at […]
April 25, 2021

‘Dead in the Water: The Tragic Human Cost of Swimming’s Abuse Scandals’ — Today at Salon

On the afternoon of June 29, 2010, a pretty 16-year-old girl drove her car to the intersection of State Highways 116 and 117 in rural central […]
April 18, 2021

Sexual Abuse Cases Close in on Olympic Sports Organizations (full text from Beyond Chron)

SEE ALSO: “Top U.S. sports official was involved in covering up swimming sex scandals,” April 15, https://www.salon.com/2021/04/15/top-us-sports-anti-drug-official-was-involved-in-covering-up-swimming-sex-scandals/ [originally published April 13 at https://beyondchron.org/sexual-abuse-cases-close-in-on-olympic-sports-organizations/] by Irvin Muchnick […]
April 15, 2021

‘Top U.S. Sports Anti-Drug Official Was Involved in Covering Up Swimming Sex Scandals’ — Today at Salon

The celebrated head of the U.S. Olympic Committee agency that polices performance-enhancing drugs began his career in the Olympic bureaucracy as a lawyer managing investigations of […]
April 13, 2021

‘Sexual Abuse Cases Close in on Olympic Sports Organizations’ — Today at Beyond Chron

Current headlines surrounding the Olympic movement involve its decision to press on with the reset Summer Games this year in Tokyo, despite a still untamed global […]
April 5, 2021

Disabled Stuntwoman Leslie Hoffman’s Fight With the Screen Actors Guild’s Pension Fund Drags Into Its Second Decade in Court

by Irvin Muchnick In Concussion Inc.’s more than a decade of coverage of under-the-radar cases of the sports and entertainment industries’ casual disregard for the health […]