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Ukrainian hockey coach waives bail

Updated: February 1, 2012, 4:04 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- A Ukrainian hockey coach charged with fondling a teen player in Philadelphia has waived his right to bail and will remain in custody.

Ivan Pravilov is also accused of threatening a teen witness. He's been a mentor to several NHL and college players.

A public defender didn't comment Wednesday on why Pravilov is no longer seeking bail. But the coach is wanted on an Interpol warrant for a 2007 assault in the Ukraine.

The 48-year-old Pravilov ran an elite hockey ...

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