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As Calgary considers 2026, why should it bid for the Winter Games?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 13, 2018: The Calgary City Council will re-consider the city’s bid for the 2016 Olympic Winter Games next week,...

484 events you need to know about during the rest of 2018

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 11, 2018: Forget the Winter Olympics and the FIFA World Cup and this is still a very busy year...

Now this is fun: Gatlin, Coleman and friends running after a relay record

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Christian Coleman and Justin Gatlin lead the U.S. relay attempt at the Tennessee Relays this weekend (University of Tennessee photo) TSX HEADLINES – for Apr....

Isn’t it time for some Olympic talking heads?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 6, 2018: Do we really another sports talk show? Yes, if it’s about Olympic sports. So-called “ancillary” programming like ESPN’s “NFL...

Should the IOC require bidding cities to have a referendum?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 4, 2018: An April Fool’s post on the respected GamesBids.com Web site suggested that the International Olympic Committee will...

New world record: 198 days for Paris 2024 budget projected to explode

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 2, 2018: It took the Tokyo government about two years to determine that the 2020 Olympic Games budget was...

Back to the Cold War: Russia trying not to come to the Wrestling World...

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 30, 2018: While Great Britain, the U.S. and other European countries are throwing out Russian diplomats over the poisoning...

Are athletes moving past the Games and into a post-Olympic world?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 28, 2018: There’s something going on in international sport, with competitions now reaching far beyond the usual team-sports leagues...

Show me the money: Skiing’s rewards are for just a few

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 26, 2018: The competitive skiing season has been completed and so it’s time to tote up the millions won...

If the Russians don’t want to play, why should they have to stay?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 23, 2018: The tug of war about sport and Russia is getting more complicated by the day. In addition to...

The second time the U.S. track team beat Hitler’s Germany

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 21, 2018: Everyone remembers the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin and how Jesse Owens and other African-American stars made...

Do they feel lucky? FIFA and Morocco 2026

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 19, 2018: One of Hollywood’s unforgettable lines was Clint Eastwood’s question to two criminals looking down the barrel of...

The IOC reinstated Russia; now the athletes will have their say

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 16, 2018: The quick reinstatement of the Russian National Olympic Committee by the International Olympic Committee, there were plenty...

Is it time to pay U.S. Olympians a salary?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 14, 2018: What does it take for an athlete to win at the highest level, up to and including...

When will the Int’l Paralympic Committee give its athletes the spotlight?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 12, 2018: With considerable fanfare, the heads of the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee signed an...

Is the IAAF suddenly the best hope to lead international sport?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 9, 2018: Just a few days after the close of the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, leadership in international...

IOC’s attempt to reduce Games costs is all about icing, not the cake

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 7, 2018: The International Olympic Committee announced with great fanfare “The New Norm,” a collection of 118 recommendations to...

Endgame: Abused gymnasts asking for USOC & USA Gymnastics takeover

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 5, 2018: The legal entanglements concerning the Larry Nasser sexual abuse scandal will go on for years. But two...

Bach’s embrace of Russia a re-run of an old Samaranch movie

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TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 2, 2018: The International Olympic Committee’s quick re-embrace of Russia didn’t suit a lot of people, but for those...

U.S. performance in PyeongChang wasn’t great, but it wasn’t a disaster

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TSX HEADLINES – for Feb. 28, 2018: The U.S. medal count in PyeongChang wasn’t what was hoped for and there were plenty of critics....

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