French ice sports federation boss resigns amid sexual abuse scandal


French ice sports federation chief Didier Gailhaguet on Saturday resigned his post amid accusations of complacency over sexual abuse of athletes after four women ice skaters, including former champion figure skater Sarah Abitbol, alleged they had been sexually assaulted and raped by their coaches when they were minors.

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The long-time head of France's ice sports federation has resigned amid a sexual abuse scandal in figure skating, reports BBC News.