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[VIDEO NEWS] BAI could get involved in athletics’ most recent “Metoo” moment

Jan 17,2019
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1) “The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism officially announced it requested that the Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) investigate the management and operation of national players on Jan. 16.” - Oh Young Woo, athletic director of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

2) “This comes in response to the recent allegations by athletes who were sexually assaulted in such national training centers as the Taereung Training and Jincheon Training Centers, and Korean citizens’ outrage such assault took place.”

3) “The ministry requested the BAI investigate the status of management and operation of national players in training centers.”

4) “The ministry will fully cooperate with the investigation, and should any problems be discovered, it will not only address them, but will also take full responsibility for their existence.”

5) “The ministry views the National Human Rights Commission of Korea’s participation in this investigation positively.”

6) “We plan to carry out the investigation seriously, objectively and professionally, to ensure efficiency of policy and to quickly find a solution.”

7) “Looking forward, the ministry will fully support building an athletic ethics center capable of expertly weeding out corruption within the athletic community.”

8) “Finally, we will work toward protecting players’ rights by strengthening penalties incurred by sexual violence and disrespecting ethics.”

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video produced by Yeo Yun-ha
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Liam Reilly