Rio spokesman Mario Andrada says the IOC “might help us in the dialogue to get the government to pay.”
The resignation came a week after the U.S. Olympic Committee’s board recommended to USA Gymnastics chairman Paul Parilla that Penny should step down.
“This guy is disgusting. This guy is despicable,” Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette told reporters.
Richard McLaren’s investigation revealed a system that reached the highest levels of Russian sport and government, involved more than 1,000 athletes.
Over 10 days in August, the biggest meet of her life ended like most of the others in the 4 years that came before it, with Biles on the podium.
A new report into systematic Russian doping details a wide-ranging “institutional conspiracy” that involved more than 1,000 athletes.