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Sarah Hirshland, chief commercial officer of the United States Golf Association has been named as CEO of the United States Olympic Committee, based in Colorado Springs. She is the first woman to claim the Olympic Committee's CEO title and was lauded as a strong leader who can clean up the sexual misconduct issues that have plagued Olympic sports, most notably gymnastics. Hirshland is a nationally renowned marketing expert. Hirshland replaces eight-year CEO Scott Blackmun, who faced a storm of criticism for not doing more to stop sexual assaults, including those committed by disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

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2018 Olympics Closing Ceremony