Canadian Gymnastics team director arrested for sex-related charges

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Canada Gymnastics' national team director Dave Brubaker has been arrested on 10 charges of sex-related crimes, according to the Associated Press.

Brubaker, who was the national team's director for the 2016 Olympics in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Montreal, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of invitation to sexual touching, three counts of sexual interference, three counts of sexual exploitation and three counts of sexual assault.

Brubaker was released on bail and has a February court date, the report said.

“Our first priority within Gymnastics Canada is always the safety of our athletes,” said Richard Crepin, chair of Gymnastics Canada’s board of directors. “Sport should be a safe place for everyone, and we’re working hard to ensure that we have the policies and procedures, as well as the education and resources in place, to ensure the safety of all of our participants.”

It is unclear whether the charges relate directly to the Canadian Gymnastics team.

Brubaker has been placed on administrative leave.

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