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PALM DESERT, October 27, 2017 – The 2028 Olympic Games have been awarded to Los Angeles. The 2026 FIFA World Cup could be assigned...

Innsbruck’s message to the IOC: Even a zero-cost Games isn’t worth the hassle

PALM DESERT, October 18, 2017 – The failure of the referendum supporting a bid for the Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck and the Tyrol...

The “other” anthem protest: Wayne Collett, Vince Matthews and the 1972 Games

PALM DESERT, September 29, 2017 – The current furor over sitting, standing, protesting and counter-protesting of the U.S. national anthem is old news for...

Winter Games warm-up: Five names to know (Part I)

PALM DESERT, September 11, 2017 – We’re barely finished with summer and it’s less than five months from the start of the 2018 Olympic...

What is fairness? The IAAF, Caster Semenya and “intersex” athletes

PALM DESERT, July 5, 2017 – South Africa’s reigning Olympic 800 m champion Caster Semenya has been a lightning rod for controversy since her...

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