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Get ready for Winter Games TV: 27 events to watch in week one!

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 17, 2018: NBC is planning to offer 2,400 hours of Olympic Winter Games programming, including live streaming of every...

The Olympic Winter Games is worth $1,420,000,000

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 15, 2018: Back in 1924, the “Chamonix Winter Sport Week” was simply an attachment to the Olympic Games coming...

The four-letter word that will determine how many medals Mikaela Shiffrin wins in Korea

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 12, 2018: American skiing superstar Mikaela Shiffrin can enter any event she wants at the 2018 Winter Games, but...

Was the 2028 Olympics or the Dodger pennant the top 2017 sports moment in...

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 10, 2018: What was the no. 1 moment in sports in Los Angeles in 2017? The award of the...

O Canada! Will the red-and-white win more medals than the U.S. in February?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 8, 2018: If you have been reading the results in The Sports Examiner, than you know that Canada’s winter-sport...

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 5, 2018: Over the past 17 months, we’ve shared 225 issues of The Sports Examiner with you and been...

The top stories of 2018 – Part II: The Olympic Movement will be rocked

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 3, 2018: If experience is any teacher, 2018 is going to be a rocky road for the Olympic Movement....

The top stories of 2018 – part I: More tumult? More cheating?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 1, 2018: If the problems of 2017 weren’t enough, more are coming in 2018. But there will be highlights,...

The top stories of 2017 – part 2: Glory, greed, drugs and surprises

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TSX HEADLINES – for Dec. 28, 2017: This was the year that Usain Bolt retired, but not the way he envisioned. Mo Farah won...

Ho Ho Ho: The top stories of 2017, a tumultuous year in Olympic sport

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TSX HEADLINES – for Dec. 25, 2017: This has been anything but a tranquil year in international sport, mixing great performances with uneasy politics,...

Russia’s plan to embarrass the IOC for PyeongChang

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TSX HEADLINES – for Dec. 21, 2017: Sure, the Russian Olympic Committee was suspended by the International Olympic Committee, but whatever you think of...

Smoking guns, beautiful people and Spandex: the life of biathlete Susan Dunklee

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PALM DESERT, December 18, 2017 – “A policeman taps me on the shoulder and says he had a report of a ‘mad woman with...

Launching at last: The Sports Examiner goes to subscriptions

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PALM DESERT, December 15, 2017 – This is the 215th issue of The Sports Examiner and the one comment that we have most often...

U.S. national federations graded on governance … and get a D

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PALM DESERT, December 11, 2017 — With scandals emerging left and right in international sport, good governance is becoming an increasingly critical issue. The University of...

Nina Roth: A career nurse and now a U.S. Olympic curler

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PALM DESERT, December 8, 2017 – Representing the United States in a World Championships is quite an honor. But it’s not the same as...

Putin’s “tough response” if Russia is banned from 2018 has nothing to do with...

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PALM DESERT, December 4, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board is scheduled to decide whether Russia will be allowed to compete in...

How the Oswald Commission is finding Russian athletes guilty of doping

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PALM DESERT, December 1, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee’s Disciplinary Commission – better known as the Oswald Commission – has been handing down...

Why can’t Olympic sports be more like college football?

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PALM DESERT, November 27, 2017 – This past weekend was a great one in Olympic sports ... and college football. Fans of both were attending...

After 125 years, time to say “Thanks, Baron” one more time

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PALM DESERT, November 24, 2017 – This Saturday will mark 125 years since a 29-year-old Frenchman named Pierre de Coubertin proposed that the Olympic...

Who makes more: Track stars or World Cup skiers?

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PALM DESERT, November 17, 2017 – Alpine skiers have to be the princes and princesses of the Olympic-sport world, don’t they? Training and competing at...

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