January

January 30, 2018

Some Things the House Energy and Commerce Committee Should Ask Olympics Chief Scott Blackmun When They Hold Promised Hearings on Sex Abuse at USA Swimming, USA Taekwondo, USA Gymnastics

by Irvin Muchnick   In response to the story of the cover-up of Dr. Larry Nassar by both USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, the bipartisan […]
January 26, 2018

House Energy and Commerce Committee Promises Hearing on Abuses in Swimming and Taekwondo, As Well As Gymnastics

by Irvin Muchnick   Congressman Greg Walden, an Oregon Republican who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and the committee’s bipartisan leadership have announced their […]
January 26, 2018

The Good People of Ireland Seeking George Gibney Justice Need to Give One More Good Shot at Help From the Good People of America

by Irvin Muchnick   (Video of my January 25 interview on Ireland’s Off the Ball: http://www.offtheball.com/Other-Sports/How-did-George-Gibney-get-into-the-US-and-can-he-be-extradited-Irvin-Muchnick.) For a long time I have held the view that […]
January 25, 2018

Muchnick Discusses George Gibney on Ireland’s ‘Off the Ball’

“How did George Gibney get into the US and can he be extradited?” http://www.offtheball.com/Other-Sports/How-did-George-Gibney-get-into-the-US-and-can-he-be-extradited-Irvin-Muchnick     PREVIOUSLY:   GEORGE GIBNEY FOIA SUIT SETTLES AS GOVERNMENT ADMITS […]
January 24, 2018

Ireland’s ‘Off the Ball’ With Two-Part Coverage of the New Campaign For George Gibney Justice; Muchnick Interview Will Air Thursday

Today Ireland’s Off the Ball interviews Dr. Gary O’Toole, the Olympic swimmer and root Gibney whistleblower: http://www.offtheball.com/Other-Sports/Olympian-Gary-OToole-on-George-Gibney-He-snuck-into-my-bedroom.   “In December 2017 there were developments in the case […]
January 23, 2018

How Was Olympic Coach Michael Crowe — Credibly Accused of Sexual Misconduct With His Athletes — Able to Glide So Easily From US Speedskating to Speed Skating Canada?

by Irvin Muchnick   Admirably, the CBC in Canada reported on the administrative bust, by Speed Skating Canada, of Michael Crowe, the national team head coach. […]
January 22, 2018

What Whistleblower Eva Rodansky Told US Speedskating’s Law Firm Five Years Ago About Coach Michael Crowe — Now Under Investigation in Canada

by Irvin Muchnick   In a significant breakthrough against worldwide ignorance of the cross-national aspects of coach abuse, the CBC in Canada has a big get: […]
January 19, 2018

Story of Defrocked U.S. Olympic Speedskating Coach Michael Crowe Blows Up at Speed Skating Canada … A Twitter Feed

Irvin Muchnick‏ @irvmuch When the Michael Crowe speedskating coach abuse scandal breaks out as a huge story — and it will, sooner than you know — […]
January 18, 2018

What American Speedskating Abuse Whistleblower Eva Rodansky Wrote About Busted Canadian Olympic Coach Michael Crowe — 12 Years Ago

Yesterday we forwarded the CBC’s important — and potentially huge — story on Speed Skating Canada’s investigation and placing on leave of national team coach Michael […]