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LANE ONE: Racism becomes issue one for IOC, but consensus will be favored over...

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There are plenty of people who will tell you the International Olympic Committee is deaf. Not this time. Although the preparations for Tokyo 2020 were...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Ajan says McLaren Report charges “unfounded” while 11-year-old skateboarder Brown survives...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: “The claims against me are unfounded” That’s the reply of former International Weightlifting Federation...

MILLER TIME: Thomas Bach’s bid to upstage Sisyphus

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/It’s a great pleasure to present this guest column by one of the most knowledgeable observers of the Olympic Movement, Britain’s David Miller. For...

LANE ONE: Bach asks for “frugal Games” in Tokyo; what can be learned from...

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For those of a certain age, who lived through a prior crisis that threatened the existence of the Olympic Games, it was simply staggering...

LANE ONE: France’s Guy Drut says the Games “must reinvent themselves”; how about throwing...

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France’s Guy Drut is best known as the 1976 Olympic champion in the 110 m hurdles and a a controversial politician in his home...

THE BIG PICTURE: World Athletics chief Coe: “We’ve just got to get more one-day...

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World Athletics President Sebastian Coe (GBR) may be confined in his London home, but he’s hardly resting. As part of a continuing series of...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC expects Tokyo Games to go on as scheduled, passes on...

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Within the Olympic world, Tuesday’s attention was on Lausanne and the meeting of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee ... and the...

LANE ONE: Ajan steps down as International Weightlifting Federation head for now, American Ursula...

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One of the seemingly eternal figures in international sport, Hungary’s Tamas Ajan, agreed to “step away” from his position as the elected President of...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Russian strategy for doping case now plain; Women’s World Cup could...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● What appears to be a coordinated Russian strategy to contest...

LANE ONE: Puerto Rico now has a chance to host events in the 2028...

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In the United States, very little attention is generally paid to the ebbs and flows of Olympic politics, processes and procedures unless it directly...

LANE ONE: Did the IOC just cut the size of the 2032 Olympic Village...

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For more than a century, the International Olympic Committee asked cities to stage its Olympic Games, often requiring the building of new housing, hotels...

TSX REPORT: The World Beach Games came and went; did you notice? + Paris...

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≡ TSX REPORT ~ 24 October 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● What was all the fuss about the World Beach Games, anyway?  Although a major topic of discussion...

TSX DAILY: Let the lobbying start for new sports in 2028 ~ Heat-stroked French...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 20 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  GAMES OF THE XXXIV OLYMPIAD: LOS ANGELES 2028: Let the (sports) lobbying begin  The International Olympic...

LANE ONE: You want transparency? Look to World Rowing and you will see it,...

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There has been much made of the lack of transparency, not to mention outright secrecy or deceit within the International Federations which govern sports...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC Session confirms all of the Bach-led reforms for now and...

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The International Olympic Committee membership agreed with all of the initiatives and reforms passed by its Executive Board and gave its President, Thomas Bach...

LANE ONE: Thomas Bach’s IOC wants “to get the couch potatoes off the couch”

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The focus of the Olympic Movement has changed. It was, until very recently, to stage the greatest sports spectacle in the world. But in a...

LANE ONE: Crucial IOC Executive Board meeting this week in Switzerland could impact multiple...

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We’re going to have some interesting days starting on Tuesday as the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board meets in Lausanne (SUI). A series of...

LANE ONE: Agenda 2020 and the future of Baseball, Softball and other sports trying...

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The 21 February announcement that Skateboarding, Sport Climbing, Surfing and Breakdancing were the requested additions to the program of the 2024 Olympic Games by...

LANE ONE: The Paris 2024 legacy will be about athletes, but not Olympians

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The Paris 2024 organizing committee created plenty of headlines last week with its announcement that it would ask the International Olympic Committee to approve...

THE BIG PICTURE: Paris 2024 asks for four added sports: three from 2020, one...

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The International Olympic Committee went back to the past when it allowed Tokyo 2020 to propose added sports for its program, as used to...

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