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LANE ONE: Who’s in the money? EXCLUSIVE analysis of our survey of International Federation...

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Each of the International Federations which have a sport on the program of the Olympic Games is its own fiefdom, setting its own rules...

LANE ONE: Show me the money, part 2! Our EXCLUSIVE research on the finances...

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Yesterday, we profiled the financial situation of 14 of the 28 International Federations with sports on the program of the Olympic Games. Today we...

LANE ONE: Show me the money! Our exclusive research on the finances of the...

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The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent postponement of the Games of the XXXIInd Olympiad in Tokyo to 2021 has put a hole in the...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: What’s in the IOC’s $650 million cost for postponing Tokyo; Stefanidi...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● We received a lot of response to Sunday’s Lane...

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...

THE TICKER: IOC says Tokyo delay will cost it $800 million, including IF bail-outs;...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● International Olympic Committee ● “We anticipate we will have to bear costs of...

LANE ONE: The U.S. Women’s National Team’s equal-pay suit lost in court, but the...

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The highly-publicized lawsuit brought by the U.S. Women’s National Team was gutted by the opinion of U.S. District Judge Gary Klausner on 1 May,...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Track not dead; UK Sports asks for more money; UK Athletics...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● On the responses to our 24 April story about...

LANE ONE: NCAA stonewalls calls for universities to sponsor less (Olympic) sports … for...

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While the coronavirus has brought collegiate sports to a standstill, the off-the-field activity has hardly slowed, with the NCAA Division I Council Coordinating Committee...

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: Comments on Guy Drut and reinventing the Games; pole vaulting for...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● We received a lot of comments following our 29...

LANE ONE: Will a year’s delay really be so bad? Seven ways the Tokyo...

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Almost as soon as the announcement that the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo would be delayed by a year, estimates began appearing of the...

THE TICKER: Aimless chatter on Tokyo; Bach sees virus crisis leading to a coordinated...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● The endless cycle of comments,...

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...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Coe on Kenya and doping: “The Russian situation is entirely different”...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● During our online time with World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe...

LANE ONE: Coronavirus could impact the path forward for Nassar survivors, especially if Tokyo...

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One of the few absolutely true statements being made about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is that there is no way to know...

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...

LANE ONE: When you disassemble Max Siegel’s $4.2 million comp reported for 2018, it...

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Track and field insiders were agog on Wednesday when USA Track & Field’s Form 990 federal tax return was posted for 2018, showing chief...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Are the IOC and Japan falling out of love? Can a...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● “The International Olympic Committee...

THE BIG PICTURE: After 16 months, USA Gymnastics, 0; survivors, 0; lawyers $9,576,196 in...

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The legal fallout of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal is mostly – but not completely – stalled with the absence of in-person hearings in...

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