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THE TICKER: Australia-New Zealand gets ‘23 FIFA Women’s World Cup, White House report flames...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: (Friends: As you know, TheSportsExaminer.com is a free site, but we still have expenses,...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Miller Time on the IOC and protests; World Ath gives $579,000...

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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Diack calls son “a thug,” Tokyo sponsors wavering on 2021, Australia-New...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● Further to our Lane One column for 10 June...

LANE ONE: It isn’t easy being an Olympic athlete in almost any sport, and...

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It’s hard enough to be an Olympic athlete, especially from hyper-competitive teams like the United States, China, Germany, Great Britain, Japan and elsewhere. It got...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Remembering the day Jesse Owens set six world records in 45...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Today is Memorial Day in the United States, remembering those...

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

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/Updated to include new posting for Modern Pentathlon/ Each of the International Federations which have a sport on the program of the Olympic Games...

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

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/Updated: see Modern Pentathlon below/ Yesterday, we profiled the financial situation of 14 of the 28 International Federations with sports on the program of...

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...

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...

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...

THE TICKER: USA Swimming confirms dates for 2021 Olympic Trials, but T&F faces a...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● U.S. Olympic Trials ● The highest-profile U.S. Olympic Trials events had been lined...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: U.S. Dept. of Justice indicts four on bribes for 2018 and...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: The U.S. Department of Justice unsealed indictments against four men accused of receiving...

LANE ONE: The coronavirus crisis is an opportunity to blow sport up and start...

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THE BIG PICTURE: World Games moved to 2022; three T&F champs in six weeks...

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THE TICKER: More Tokyo bid questions? Swimming in chaos after Tokyo goes to 2021;...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● Just when it seemed like...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Tokyo 2020 dates confirmed for 2021; domino effect on calendar begins;...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● To the surprise of...

LANE ONE: Ingratitude, money, politics, winners and losers ~ 5 takeaways from the Tokyo...

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I beg your pardon I never promised you a rose garden Along with the sunshine There's gotta be a little rain some time ~ from the 1970 Grammy...

THE BIG PICTURE: 2020 Games postponement confirmed; the back story behind the decision; USOPC...

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There’s no let-up in the stories – and intrigue – with the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and the decision to postpone to 2021: ●...

LANE ONE: IOC followed World Health Organization advice, not athlete criticism, to arrive at...

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The World Health Organization and Africa. Those were the triggers that led the International Olympic Committee to decide, in concert with the Japanese government...

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