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TSX DAILY: Triple jump stars say, “We have to thank Willie Banks for everything”...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 9 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: Willie Banks recalled the start of rhythmic clapping in track & field In advance...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Russians underscore world title with World Cup Final win

Despite winning the 2019 World Championship, the spotlight was not on Russia’s Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Oleg Stoyanovskiy going into the FIVB World Cup Final...

TSX DAILY: Sports participation in U.S. high schools shows surprise decline; U.S. squeaks by...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 4 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: New high school participation numbers show first overall decline in 30 years The National...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Preview: Vikings Mol & Sorum try to repeat in World Tour Final...

The longest season in the history of FIVB beach volleyball finally comes to a close this weekend with the World Tour Finals at the...

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...

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...

LANE ONE: You can vote on the next class for the U.S. Olympic Hall...

The concept of a U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame got going pretty late, conceived in 1979 and only admitting its first class in 1983....

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Heidrich and Verge-Depre claim first-ever World Tour golds in Moscow

The first win is always the hardest and for Swiss Olympians Joana Heidrich and Anouk Verge-Depre, it finally came in the Moscow four-star tournament...

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...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Preview: Brazil vs. U.S. showdown in women’s 4-star in Moscow

The FIVB World Tour will conclude with the World Tour Final in Rome (ITA) in early September, and this week’s tournament in Moscow (RUS)...

TSX DAILY: Stunning results at U.S. swim Nationals, anti-Games activists channeling Groucho, and remembering...

= TSX DAILY ~ 5 August 2019 = | 1. | SWIMMING: New talent shines at the 2019 USA Swimming Nationals, as if the U.S. didn’t...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Mol and Sorum win seventh title with sweep of Alison and Alvaro...

They’re not invincible, but pretty close. Norway’s Anders Mol (22) and Christian Sorum (23) won their seventh World Tour event this season by defending...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Preview: Final 5-star tournament of the season is the Vienna Major, with...

Heading toward the World Tour Final in Rome in early September, the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour for 2018-19 will stage its last 5-star...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: No. 1s Mol and Sorum win in Tokyo, but Klineman and Ross...

In Tokyo, the penultimate stop on the FIVB World Tour for 2018-19 was also the test event for the 2020 Olympic beach volleyball tournament...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Preview: Tokyo World Tour test event has both no. 1-ranked pairs and...

The FIVB World Tour is in Japan for a 4-star tournament in Tokyo’s Shiokaze Park that is also the “dress rehearsal” for the 2020...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: World champs triumph at home at Edmonton; U.S. takes silvers in Canada...

Fresh from their World Championships victory in Germany, Canadians Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes thrilled a home-country audience with a straight-set win in the...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Preview: Dual World Tour events underway in Canada and Portugal

The FIVB World Tour is speeding into its final three weeks, with dual three-star and four-star events in Canada and Portugal. While the top...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Americans Klineman and Ross triumph at Gstaad 5-star major!

Something special is happening in women’s beach volleyball and the U.S. pair of Alix Klineman and April Ross are the protagonists. After pairing up in...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL Preview: New World Champions immediately challenged at Gstaad 5-star Major

An exciting two weeks of the FIVB World Beach Volleyball Championships ended on Sunday. On Tuesday, the qualifying rounds of the FIVB World Tour 5-star...

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