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International Olympic Committee Member Booted From Pyeongchang After Fight With Security Guard

The IOC said Thursday that Adam Pengilly has apologized to the security guard and will leave the Olympics immediately

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    International Olympic Committee Member Booted From Pyeongchang After Fight With Security Guard
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    • The International Olympic Committee says it is sending home one of its members who was involved in an altercation with a security guard

    • The IOC said Thursday that Adam Pengilly has apologized to the security guard and will leave the Olympics immediately

    • The IOC also noted that Pengilly's IOC membership will expire Feb. 25, the day of the closing ceremony

    The International Olympic Committee says it is sending home one of its members who was involved in an altercation with a security guard at the Pyeongchang Games.

    The IOC said Thursday that Adam Pengilly has apologized to the security guard and will leave the Olympics immediately. The committee didn't provide details on what happened during the fight, nor what sparked it. 

    The IOC has apologized for Pengilly's behavior. It says Pengilly will be interviewed by the IOC Ethics and Compliance officer and will leave the Olympics and South Korea afterward.

    The IOC also noted that Pengilly's IOC membership will expire Feb. 25, the day of the closing ceremony.

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    Pengilly competed at the Olympics in skeleton for Britain in 2006 and 2010. He has been an IOC member since 2010.