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USA Swimming: Strides after scandal

Updated: September 14, 2012, 6:29 PM ET
Associated Press

Two years after a sexual abuse scandal rocked the sport, USA Swimming has banned 16 people for life as part of a wide-ranging program that stepped up training and led to enhanced background checks for nearly 36,000 coaches, officials and volunteers.

Susan Woessner, the governing body's director of safe sport, said Friday that swimming has turned a corner since revelations of dozens of coaches having inappropriate relationships with underage swimmers.

USA Swimming released a report ...

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