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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Bach stresses unity; Coleman suspended for two years; Leeper loses CAS...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● International Olympic Committee ● IOC President Thomas Bach of Germany has been...

THE TICKER: Tokyo 2020+1 marks year-to-go; FINA relief project up to $6.46 million; Michael...

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THE BIG PICTURE: Tokyo 2020 moves forward slowly, but talk about the Games is...

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Russian Anti-Doping Agency chief Yuriy Ganus

HEARD AT HALFTIME: WADA slaps U.S. ONDCP report; Russia’s Ganus says no to suicide...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● Further to last Friday’s story (17th), in which International...

LANE ONE: Was Juan Antonio Samaranch, the man who made the IOC modern, its...

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In the continuing tumult over the future of the Tokyo Games and the worldwide struggle with the coronavirus, the 10-year anniversary of the passing...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: DeFrantz on spineless USOC ‘80 boycott vote; Bach slaps critics; is...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXII Olympiad: Moscow 1980 ● Anita DeFrantz was a...

LANE ONE: Remembering the worst day in the history of the U.S. Olympic Movement:...

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Forty years ago, the United States Olympic Committee faced a choice it hopes never to face again. Mike Moran served as the chief spokesman...

LANE ONE: In a crisis, discipline and focus are hard to maintain, as Tokyo...

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The coronavirus is a major public-health crisis which is having impacts in many countries and is causing the cancellation, delay or implosion of mass...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Weightlifting could face IOC suspension; AIBA wants a new name and...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Weightlifting ● The fire under the International Weightlifting Federation is getting hotter. The...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC rejects sentimentalism and selects Milan-Cortina while L.A.’s Mayor says “I...

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The International Olympic Committee made a clear choice for fiscal and political reality with the selection of the Milan-Cortina bid for the 2026 Olympic...

LANE ONE: The 39th anniversary of Jimmy Carter and the U.S. boycott of the...

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For most people, 21 March is not a significant date on the annual calendar. But for more than 1,000 athletes trying to make the...

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