Women's NBA boss to lead US Olympic Committee athlete safety group

Acting in the wake of sex assault cases involving American athletes, the US Olympic Committee on Wednesday named Women's NBA president Lisa Borders as chair of the new athlete and national governing body engagement commission.The group will evaluate the entire US Olympic and Paralympic structure with an eye to better ensuring the safety of athletes as part of a USOC safety and advocacy action plan developed in the wake of the Larry Nassar gymnastics sex abuse scandal.More than 200 athletes have testified to being abused by for US Olympic team...

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By: France 24 - 5 days ago

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