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New protection measures approved

Updated: September 18, 2010, 6:28 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- Responding to a sexual abuse scandal that rocked one of the country's most prominent Olympic sports, USA Swimming expanded background checks, approved new athlete protection measures and made it mandatory for members to report any credible allegations.

The measures were approved by wide margins Saturday at the group's annual convention in Dallas.

"We have been committed throughout this process, to doing the right thing, and taking actions that, first and foremost, will foster ...

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