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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 18 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of the week (so far) in the turbulent world of international...

LANE ONE: What will the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics and Paralympics...

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The introduction of a bill by U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) on Wednesday is the first step on what could be a fairly rapid...

THE BIG PICTURE: WADA team “successfully” retrieves Moscow Lab data

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The World Anti-Doping Agency announced Thursday that its data-retrieval team had completed its mission to obtain the testing database of the Moscow Laboratory at...

THE BIG PICTURE: Colorado Senator Gardner introduces bill to review the USOC

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Now we are getting serious. After all of the posturing, press releases and yelling about reform of the United States Olympic Committee, the only body...

LANE ONE: The IOC can pat itself on the back (for now): the Milan-Cortina...

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It’s so easy to be against everything these days. And should something positive happen, it’s usually discounted as unimportant, or those claiming responsibility grow...

THE BIG PICTURE: Malaysia signals anti-Semitism is alive and well, even for Paralympic sport

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According to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, the two Israeli swimmers who have applied for visas for the World Paralympic Swimming Championships cannot compete...

STAT PACK: Results for the week of 7-13 January 2019

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The Stat Pack: a summary of results of international Grand Prix, World Cup and World Championships events, plus U.S. domestic events and Pan American...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 14 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport...

LANE ONE: Is the IOC setting the stage for a serious review of the...

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When the International Olympic Committee issues one of its periodic statements on how it is adapting the Olympic Games to modern times, it’s hard...

DOPING: WADA Compliance Review Committee meeting this week on Russia

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The continuing saga of the World Anti-Doping Agency trying to get its hands on a complete and correct copy of the 2011-15 testing database...

THE BIG PICTURE: Stockholm-Are and Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo submit bids for 2026 Winter Games

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After five potential bid cities all left the scene, there were two bidders who actually submitted the formal documentation to the International Olympic Committee...

LANE ONE: The Takeda investigation could be worse for the IOC than the Salt...

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Friday’s stunning revelation that the president of the Japan Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under investigation in France for corruption is the most serious...

LANE ONE: Athlete protests about the USOC demonstrate how to miss an opportunity

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Much has been made over the past several days about protests from a group of athletes calling themselves the “Committee to Restore Integrity to...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 11 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 96 hours in Olympic sport: LANE...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: Gracie Gold ‘s wise decision to forgo U.S. Skating Championships...

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The definitive thing about the Gracie Gold situation is none of us on the outside still knows much definitive about the Gracie Gold situation. Gold...

THE BIG PICTURE: USADA files public warning against 90-year-old cyclist

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The United States Anti-Doping Agency’s job is to mercilessly root out doping in the U.S. and while its latest announcement borders on the absurd,...

LANE ONE: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in Olympic...

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If you thought 2018 was a rough year for the Olympic Movement, in board rooms, courtrooms and the halls of the U.S. Congress, get...

THE BIG PICTURE: WADA announces new “mission to Moscow”

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The dance between the World Anti-Doping Agency and the Russian government will continue on Wednesday, as a three-person WADA team will make another trip...

STAT PACK: Results from 31 December 2018-6 January 2019

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The Stat Pack: a summary of results of international Grand Prix, World Cup and World Championships events, plus U.S. domestic events and Pan American...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 7 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a rapid review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE: Forget all the...

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