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Report: Don Peters accused of abuse

Updated: September 25, 2011, 6:52 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Two women have told the Orange County Register they were sexually abused in the 1980s by the man who coached the 1984 Olympic gymnastics team.

USA Gymnastics is aware of the allegations against Don Peters and is looking into them, president Steve Penny said Sunday. Should the federation find merit to the allegations, the 62-year-old Peters could be subject to a lifetime ban.

"Athlete safety is a top priority for USA Gymnastics, and sexual misconduct against minors is ...

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