September 19, 2019
Not quite an article, but a compilation of several that I tweeted out to call attention to just how large a problem that sexual abuse in Olympic sports really is. I felt this was too important to omit from our website, in view of the utter pandemic of sexual abuse in Olympic sports. The thread is copied here for our readers.
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Sheilla Dingus founded Advocacy for Fairness in Sports in October 2016, after a stint with Defenders of the Wall, a New England Patriots based blog where she dived deep into the legal aspects of Deflategate. Along the way, she observed many inequities in sports and felt a need to address some of the under-reported stories in sports law. She draws from her background as a former professional dancer, who like many of the athletes she writes about, took an early retirement due to orthopedic injuries. After a return trip to college she worked for a legal software company, with seven years as a Project Manager and Analyst. She brings her analytical skills to the table in breaking down complex lawsuits, and enjoys pursuing her longtime interest in journalism.