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U.S. Olympic Committee Chief Steps Down

Marty Mankamyer resigns as president of the U.S. Olympic Committee, amid infighting within the organization. Mankamyer's feud with Olympic chief executive Lloyd Ward prompted hearings last week in the Senate, and concern that politics overshadows athletes' efforts. NPR's Howard Berkes reports.

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Howard Berkes is a correspondent for the NPR Investigations Unit.
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