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

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Each of the International Federations which have a sport on the program of the Olympic Games is its own fiefdom, setting its own rules...

LANE ONE: Show me the money! Our exclusive research on the finances of the...

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The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent postponement of the Games of the XXXIInd Olympiad in Tokyo to 2021 has put a hole in the...

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...

THE TICKER: IOC says Tokyo delay will cost it $800 million, including IF bail-outs;...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● International Olympic Committee ● “We anticipate we will have to bear costs of...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Track not dead; UK Sports asks for more money; UK Athletics...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● On the responses to our 24 April story about...

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,...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Coe on Kenya and doping: “The Russian situation is entirely different”...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● During our online time with World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe...

THE BIG PICTURE: World Athletics chief Coe: “We’ve just got to get more one-day...

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World Athletics President Sebastian Coe (GBR) may be confined in his London home, but he’s hardly resting. As part of a continuing series of...

LANE ONE: When you disassemble Max Siegel’s $4.2 million comp reported for 2018, it...

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Track and field insiders were agog on Wednesday when USA Track & Field’s Form 990 federal tax return was posted for 2018, showing chief...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Are the IOC and Japan falling out of love? Can a...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● “The International Olympic Committee...

LANE ONE: Like a ‘70s disco classic, Kenya and Russia (and others) appear to...

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With the coronavirus keeping everyone apart these days, it seems impossible that – at one time – the most popular dance in America was...

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...

LANE ONE: Did World Athletics give the U.S. a golden gift with July dates...

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/Updated/ World Athletics announced on Wednesday that it had settled on dates of 15-24 July for its 2022 World Championships in Eugene, Oregon. That’s the...

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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● If you enjoy The Sports Examiner, why not tell your friends? ● ● They can sign up for free right here!●  The ripple effects of...

LANE ONE: “All of us, we have to look at whether we are going...

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With the postponement of the Tokyo Games to 2021 now confirmed, the enormous task of re-organizing the event for one year later is now...

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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