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TSX DAILY: “Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?” is the wrong question ~...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 28 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: World Champion asks "Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?"  In last week’s edition...

LANE ONE: World Champion asks “Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?”

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has an online feature called “Player’s Own Voice” and Melissa Humana-Paredes was the guest columnist last Wednesday (21st) with...

ATHLETICS Preview: Benjamin vs. Warholm, Muhammad vs. McLaughlin, Kendricks vs. Duplantis among 16 Diamond...

The first of two finals meets in the IAAF Diamond League comes Thursday at the famed Weltklasse Zurich meeting in Switzerland in front of...

TSX DAILY: USOPC Hall of Fame voting open, and our picks ~ fabulous Meeting...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 26 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: You can vote on the next class for the U.S. Olympic Hall of...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Coleman doping hearing coming September 4; Duplantis clears 6.00 m vs. Finland

American sprinter Christian Coleman, the world leader in the 100 m and favorite in the upcoming IAAF World Championships, will have a hearing on...

ATHLETICS: Lyles storms 19.65, Roberts smooth in 13.08, Claye over 59 in Meeting de...

It’s still a month until the IAAF World Championships in Qatar, but some of the favorites became clearer at the Meeting de Paris on...

TSX DAILY: Track & field fans who want the sport to be more popular...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 23 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: If you think track & field could once again be a high-profile sport,...

LANE ONE: If you think track & field could once again be a high-profile...

People who care deeply about track & field in the United States decry the low profile the sport has today. The symptoms are obvious:...

ATHLETICS Preview: Lyles, Kipruto, Holloway return to the track for Meeting de Paris Saturday

The final “regular-season” meet in the IAAF Diamond League series comes Saturday at the Stade de Charlety in Paris, France, with places in the...

ATHLETICS: There is excitement and glory in sport, but also a lot of drug...

The wild flash from Britain’s MailOnline that U.S. sprint star Christian Coleman may be subject to sanctions for missing three “whereabouts” reports is a...

TSX DAILY: USOPC self-vaccinates to ward off Congressional surgery ~ USOPC reprimands Pan Am...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 21 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: USOPC tries self-vaccination to ward off possible Congressional surgery over governance  After a devastating...

TSX DAILY: Let the lobbying start for new sports in 2028 ~ Heat-stroked French...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 20 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  GAMES OF THE XXXIV OLYMPIAD: LOS ANGELES 2028: Let the (sports) lobbying begin  The International Olympic...

TSX DAILY: New ESPN promo urges kids to keep playing, but are they really...

= TSX DAILY ~ 19 August 2019 = | 1. | LANE ONE: U.S. survey says most kids quit sports by age 11, but is there really...

ATHLETICS: Miller-Uibo, Wilson and Williams star in wind-swept Diamond League in Birmingham

“It's a beautiful place. I better pack a raincoat and a sweater next time.” American 400 m runner Obi Igbokwe just about summed up the...

TSX DAILY: Australia is having the “Olympic Talk” about Queensland; the Diamond League, money...

= TSX DAILY ~ 16 August 2019 = | 1. |  LANE ONE: With a possible 2032 bid ahead, Australia’s Queensland region is now having the “Olympic talk” Even...

ATHLETICS Preview: Fraser-Pryce vs. Miller-Uibo at 200 m headlines Diamond League in Birmingham

After almost a month off for national championships (and the Pan American Games in the Western Hemisphere), the IAAF Diamond League resumes in Birmingham...

TSX DAILY: Crazy 2020 Triathlon qualifier ends in double disqualification

= TSX DAILY ~ 15 August 2019 = | 1. |  TRIATHLON: Women’s Olympic qualifier ends with hand-in-hand Brits disqualified, but Summer Rappaport makes U.S. team  This is why...

TSX DAILY: If you’re looking for sponsorship, the only thing worse than track really...

= TSX DAILY ~ 14 August 2019 = | 1. |  LANE ONE: If you’re a track & field athlete and looking for sponsorship, there isn’t...

LANE ONE: If you’re looking for sponsorship, the only thing worse than track really...

The recent USA Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, were not only the selection meet for the United States team for the...

THE BIG PICTURE: Five Russian weightlifters charged with doping violations

The treasure trove of laboratory data and doping specimens retrieved from the Moscow Laboratory by the World Anti-Doping Agency earlier this year appears to...

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