Independent report into the circumstances that enabled the many abuse cases of former US Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar finds USOC to be among the organisations whose ‘inaction and concealment’ had consequences for the athletes.
Transparency and openness are key if sport wants to create an environment that is safer from various types of harassment and abuse than today, says Swedish PhD and researcher Susanne Johansson and outlines seven broad, fundamental priorities for sport to embark on.
An extensive report into USA Swimming claims that the swimming body has knowingly ignored and actively covered hundreds of abuse cases taking place in a culture that accepted sexual relations between coaches and under-age athletes.
The growing awareness of health risks, especially concussions, in American football can have caused a “notable decline” in football participation among American high school boys, says Roger Pielke Jr. in this essay.
Close to 300 African and South-American players under the age of 18 have come to Europe to play despite FIFA regulations banning international trade with minors, a new journalistic research project concludes.