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US Senate panel asks FBI to probe former US Olympic Committee chief over Larry Nassar sexual abuse case
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US Senate panel asks FBI to probe former US Olympic Committee chief over Larry Nassar sexual abuse case

The move comes after a damning report said the USOC failed to react swiftly when first warned of allegations surrounding gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in 2015.

Scott Blackmun steps down as USOC CEO for health reasons in wake of Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal
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Scott Blackmun steps down as USOC CEO for health reasons in wake of Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal

Embattled United States Olympic Committee chief executive Scott Blackmun has stepped down following calls for his resignation in the wake of the USA gymnastics abuse scandal, it was confirmed on Wednesday.

Winter Olympics 2018: Legendary American snowboarder Shaun White grabs halfpipe gold as USA continue dominance
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Winter Olympics 2018: Legendary American snowboarder Shaun White grabs halfpipe gold as USA continue dominance

White scored a brilliant 97.75 points to snatch the title from Japan's Ayumu Hirano, who was leading on 95.25, with Australia's Scotty James third on 92.00.

US Olympic Committee back CEO Scott Blackmun despite calls for his resignation after Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal
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US Olympic Committee back CEO Scott Blackmun despite calls for his resignation after Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal

Two US Senators have called for Blackmun to resign in the wake of a report saying Blackmun was contacted by USA Gymnastics officials about Nassar in July 2015, more than a year before the abuse allegations became public.

Aly Raisman slams US Olympic Committee for failing to acknowledge its role in sexual abuse scandal
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Aly Raisman slams US Olympic Committee for failing to acknowledge its role in sexual abuse scandal

Raisman, who won Olympic team gold in 2012 and 2016 and the 2012 floor exercise crown, noted that the first allegations against Nassar came ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Austria, Germany join France in raising security concerns ahead of event
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Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018: Austria, Germany join France in raising security concerns ahead of event

Karl Stoss, head of Austria's national Olympic committee, said that "if the situation worsens and the security of our athletes is no longer guaranteed, we will not go to South Korea."