5-Ring Circus

LANE ONE: Senators Moran and Blumenthal submit bill to strengthen oversight of USOPC, but...

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The long Congressional inquiry into the Larry Nassar scandal, the history of athlete abuse in some sports and the lack of action by U.S....

THE BIG PICTURE: Future of U.S. Women’s National Team clouds with Ellis leaving and...

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After developments on Monday and Tuesday, the U.S. women’s World Cup victory in France just 23 days ago already seems far behind in the...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 29 July 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...

LANE ONE: How the Gwangju Worlds will change the lives of Caeleb Dressel, Regan...

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The two weeks of the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, Korea and its two distinct parts have concluded. The first week domination of...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 26 July 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened this week in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: Two athletes...

PAN AMERICAN GAMES: Largest-ever Pan Ams start in Lima with Olympic qualifications on the...

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The 18th Pan American Games – the largest ever – are actually underway in Lima, Peru, with the Opening Ceremony tonight at the Estadio...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Another 2012 gold medalist caught for doping; Katie Ledecky speaks and...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXX Olympiad: London 2012 ● The International Olympic Committee...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 22 July 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...

LANE ONE: Welcome to the best week of the Olympic-sport summer: FINA Worlds, Tour...

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If you want to be up on your friends on who to look for in Tokyo in 2020, this would be a good week...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Lyles to run only 200 m at USATF Nationals; Rakhimov resigns...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Ending considerable speculation, Noah Lyles and his coach confirmed that...

THE BIG PICTURE: More Russian doping, but this time reported by the Russian Anti-Doping...

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There is still considerable distrust of the anti-doping apparatus in Russia, fueled in part by the continuing investigation into the thousands of reports and...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 8 July 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...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Bubka and Popov fiercely refute Cabral’s testimony on Rio bribes; FIFA...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXI Olympiad: Rio 2016 ● In the wake of...

THE BIG PICTURE: McLaren estimate right on target as 298 possible new Russian doping...

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In the aftermath of January’s disclosure that the Russians had finally provided the raw data from the infamous Moscow laboratory that was the center...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Diack indictment shows corruption on a grand scale; USA Synchro tries...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● The German ARD network managed to obtain a copy of...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 1 July 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...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 28 June 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened this week in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: An insider’s...

STAT PACK: Results for the week of 17-23 June 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...

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...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 24 June 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...

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