USA Will Host Next 3 Men’s Nations League Finals
The FIVB has announced that the United States will host the next three Nations League Finals on the men’s side, continuing the new tournament after its first year.
HRW: Iranian Women Allowed To Watch Volleyball, World Cup
A new report from the Human Rights Watch says Iranian women have been allowed to watch international volleyball live along with live broadcasts of World Cup football matches, a step forward for the country’s previous bans on women attending sporting matches.
Olympic Runner Challenges New IAAF Testosterone Rules
Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya has requested a ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturning new testosterone rules implemented by the international athletics federation.
Beach Volleyball Coach, Facility Central to UNM’s Title IX Issues
The University of New Mexico is struggling to meet federal Title IX requirements, the school’s athletic director says, and an independent report puts beach volleyball at the center of the school’s gender equality issues.
USA VB CEO Davis Talks Butler Ban In Congressional Testimony
USA Volleyball CEO Jamie Davis testified before a House Subcommittee this morning, talking in detail about the two life-time bans of former volleyball coach Rick Butler.
USOC Donates $1.3 Million To Gymnastics Sexual Abuse Victims
The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) has announced a $1.3 million grant to the Athlete Assistance Fund, aimed at providing financial assistance to gymnasts who were victims of sexual abuse within the sport.
USOC Hires Former FBI Employee As Senior Director of Athlete Safety
Facing criticism and lawsuits over its role in the growing sex abuse scandal within organized sport, the U.S. Olympic Committee has named former FBI human resources executive Wendy Guthrie as its senior director of athlete safety.
Michigan State Comes To $500 Million Settlement With Nassar Victims
Michigan State University has reached a $500 million settlement with victims of Larry Nassar, the former MSU doctor who admitted to sexually abusing women under the pretense of medical treatment.
USOC, SafeSport, Federation CEOs to Testify For Congress on Sex Abuse
The CEOs of the U.S. Olympic Committee, U.S. Center for SafeSport and several national sporting federations will testify for Congress this month on the growing sexual abuse scandal within Olympic sports.
New Proposal Would Require All NCAA Transfers To Sit Out One Year
A new proposal would extend the NCAA’s “year in residence” requirement to all sports, requiring all transfers to sit out…