Rana Reider, prominent track and field coach, under investigation over sexual misconduct complaints

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(CNN)Rana Reider, a salient track and field coach, is being investigated for alleged intersexual misconduct by the US Center for SafeSport, aft complaints were made against him, his lawyer tells CNN connected Wednesday.

Reider's attorney, Ryan Stevens, said that SafeSport has precocious assigned an researcher "to execute interviews and different work," regarding the complaints. Stevens besides said that his lawsuit has not received a announcement of allegations oregon immoderate grounds from the agency.

"The motives and timing of the alleged claims person not been vetted oregon investigated yet, but they request to be," Stevens said successful a statement.

    SafeSport, which oversees intersexual misconduct and different maltreatment allegations wrong the US Olympic and Paralympic community, said successful a statement, "The United States Center for SafeSport does not remark connected matters to support the integrity of the investigative process."

      Reider has coached notable athletes specified arsenic Christian Taylor, Andre De Grasse, Tianna Bartoletta, Dafne Schippers, Adam Gemili and Daryll Neita.

      Following the allegations against the coach, British Athletics told its athletes to cease each dealings with him.

      "As portion of UK Athletics committedness to ensuring due behaviour is accordant crossed each areas without immoderate exceptions, we completed further owed diligence wherever issues person been raised astir the enactment unit of UK athletes," British Athletics said successful a statement.

      "Following accusation from the US Center for SafeSport that aggregate complaints of intersexual misconduct person been made against manager Rana Reider and that an probe successful the US is imminent, UK Athletics has informed UK athletes presently being coached by him to cease each relation until the decision of this process."

        USA Track and Field said successful a statement: "USATF has a zero tolerance argumentation against each forms of misconduct. As with each instances of allegations, we volition proceed to cooperate with and enactment the U.S. Center for SafeSport successful its important work.

        "USATF powerfully believes successful a civilization of harmless sport, promoting respect, and preventing abuse, bullying, and harassment to make a steadfast situation for athletes to safely bid and compete."

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