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Dick Pound leads Fran Crippen probe

Updated: November 10, 2010, 2:29 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

Former World Anti-Doping Agency chief Dick Pound has been appointed to lead a commission established by USA Swimming to investigate open-water swimmer Fran Crippen's death in a race last month.

USA Swimming said Tuesday that the group will gather information and compile a report by March recommending improved safety protocol for races such as the one in the United Arab Emirates, in which Crippen died.

The report will be submitted to the federation and to FINA, swimming's ...

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