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Swimming review targets predators

Updated: January 27, 2014, 10:54 PM ET
Associated Press

An independent review of USA Swimming's safe sport program paid for by the national governing body is recommending that 39 changes be made to better protect underage athletes from predatory coaches.

The report released Monday was done by Victor Vieth, executive director of the Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center. USA Swimming paid $25,000 for the review that began last August. Its safe sport program started in 2010 after numerous reports of coaches having inappropriate relationships ...

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