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Chuck Wielgus out of Hall induction

Updated: June 3, 2014, 12:18 AM ET
Associated Press

USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus has withdrawn from this year's International Swimming Hall of Fame induction class, a week after the release of a report that criticized the handling of sexual abuse cases by the organization under his leadership.

USA Swimming and the Hall of Fame released a joint statement Monday night saying "The induction ceremony should be a time to celebrate our sport."

The independent report recommended 39 changes to better protect underage athletes from predatory ...

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