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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 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...

ATHLETICS Panorama: UCLA frosh Guttormsen clears 18-8 3/4 indoors in New York!

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While the headline event of the weekend in the U.S. was the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, the Dr. Norm Sander Columbia...

ATHLETICS: Ethiopians Kejelcha and Gebrhiwet brilliant at New Balance Grand Prix

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If you’re looking for the likely star of the 2019 indoor track season, you might want to start with Ethiopia’s 21-year-old Yomif Kejelcha. After running...

ATHLETICS: Stunning 2:03:34 for Molla and 2:17:08 for Chepngetich in Dubai!

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The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon has been the richest race in the world for several years, but the prize money was downgraded for 2019...

ATHLETICS Preview: IAAF’s World Indoor Tour opens in Boston on Saturday

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The 2019 indoor track & field season has already opened with some good performances, but the first major meet of the new year comes...

LANE ONE: WADA lets Russia skate for now, but there is a new line...

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There wasn’t much surprise from the conference-call meeting of the World Ani-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee on Tuesday (22nd) as it confirmed the continuation of...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 18 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of the week (so far) in the turbulent world of international...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Six win streaks of note carry into 2019, and is the IAAF...

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The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) pays a lot of attention to statistics and it’s good that they do. Because of it, they...

ATHLETICS: Black Tidings owner admits lying to police on doping cover-up, sentenced to a...

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The Straits Times of Singapore reported today (17th) that Tan Tong Han, 36, has been sentenced to a week in jail for lying to...

LANE ONE: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in Olympic...

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If you thought 2018 was a rough year for the Olympic Movement, in board rooms, courtrooms and the halls of the U.S. Congress, get...

THE BIG PICTURE: WADA announces new “mission to Moscow”

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The dance between the World Anti-Doping Agency and the Russian government will continue on Wednesday, as a three-person WADA team will make another trip...

LANE ONE: The most interesting U.S. athletes and team to watch in 2019?

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There will be plenty of off-the-field antics to follow in 2019, like doping and the continuing fallout from the Larry Nassar scandal, but how...

LANE ONE: The top Olympic-sport stories of 2018, part II: Nassar overshadows all

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As 2018 fades away, what were the top stories of the year in the Olympic Movement, both in the U.S. and worldwide? We found...

ATHLETICS: Famed Zurich meet director Andreas Brugger passes at 91

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Sad news from Zurich (SUI), with the news that Andreas Brugger, for 27 years the meet director of Weltklasse im Zurich, passed away on...

LANE ONE: Echoes of the failed Int’l Track Association in the new Int’l Swimming...

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Being old does have some benefits. One of them – for as long as it lasts – is memory. When the International Swimming League (ISL)...

ATHLETICS: Why did Allyson Felix have a bad 2018? Good reason!

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If you wondered why Allyson Felix was absent from the track for most of 2018, the answer is she was pregnant. In a lengthy “as...

ATHLETICS: University of Oregon placed on NCAA probation

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The University of Oregon athletic program was placed on two year’s probation after a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) hearing found rule violations in...

THE BIG PICTURE: IAAF Council maintains its suspension of Russia, as outstanding issues remain

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The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) maintained its stance on the status of the Russian Athletic Federation (RusAF) at its Council meeting in...

ATHLETICS: IAAF names its Athletes of the Year

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The IAAF had a lot of action going in and around its annual gala awards event, held on Monaco on Tuesday (4th). But it...

LANE ONE: The IOC punches AIBA, is WADA being played for a dope in...

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Quite a weekend of action off the fields of play, with major developments in the ongoing saga of boxing and the Olympic Games, doping...

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