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Head of U.S. Olympic Committee resigns

Feb 28, 2018 - Politico
Board and Executive Moves

Scott Blackmun is leaving his post as CEO of the United States Olympic Committee, the organization announced on Wednesday.

Blackmun will resign because of health issues related to prostate cancer, according to a statement. Susanne Lyons, an independent member of the committee's board of directors, will take over as acting chief executive.

Blackmun had been criticized for a reluctance to intervene in a series of scandals, including that involving Larry Nassar, the Michigan State Univ...