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New deal to help USA Track & Field simplify abuse reporting

It's a kind of technology also used by the Denver Broncos
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Posted at 2:20 PM, Apr 28, 2022

USA Track and Field has signed on to use technology that will give athletes and members an additional method to anonymously report sexual abuse and other forms of misconduct.

The organization announced a deal with RealResponse on Thursday, a company that serves around 100,000 athletes in nearly 1,500 clients in pro, college, Olympic and grassroots sports organizations.

USATF is one of four national governing bodies in the U.S. Olympic domain to sign on.

USA Gymnastics also has a deal with RealResponse.

According to the company website, more than 1,500 athletic organizations use RealResponse to keep athletes and employees safe. The Denver Broncos partnered with the company in March, making it one of the first two NFL teams to offer the platform to its employees. The other team is the Kansas City Chiefs.