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TSX DAILY: Ready for an international College Football Playoff? ~ Tokyo Sport Climbing faves...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 22 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  UNIVERSITY SPORT: FISU slowly moving toward college vs. college championship matches Fans of American collegiate sports...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: More weightlifting doping positives, new T&F world leaders and the future...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● Although weightlifting has been fully reinstated into the Olympic sports...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Hot distance running at the Payton Jordan Invite at Stanford

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Sure, the Diamond League opener in Doha was spectacular, but...

FIGURE SKATING: Tennell leads U.S. to fourth World Team Trophy title in Fukuoka

A solid performance from Bradie Tennell helped the United States to another victory in the ISU World Team Trophy competition, ending Saturday in Fukuoka,...

FIGURE SKATING: Chen & Zhou go 1-2 twice to help U.S. into World Team...

“We knew we were strong going in and we wanted to fight together as a team and to show how strong we are.” That comment...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: Strong U.S. team looks to be favored in World Team Trophy...

The sixth World Team Trophy competition will be held this week to finish off the 2018-19 international figure skating season, but outside of Tokyo...

FIGURE SKATING Panorama: Nathan Chen’s “transcendent greatness,” but Yuzuru Hanyu is also no. 1...

Has it been only a week since the brilliant showdown between American Nathan Chen and Japan’s double Olympic champ Yuzuru Hanyu? Chen’s dominating victory at...

FIGURE SKATING: Sensational Chen out-points Hanyu to defend World title, with Zhou third

You would think that a World Championships in the year following the Olympic Winter Games might have a little less excitement,. But that was...

FIGURE SKATING: Zagitova wins women’s title, Chen leads U.S. men to 1-2-4 in Short...

Russia’s Olympic champ Alina Zagitova confirmed her preeminence at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama City (JPN), while the American men’s trio...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: Is Hanyu injury free? Is Chen ready to defend his title...

There are plenty of attractive story lines at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama City (JPN), but the headline is the expected...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: Who will win 2019 figure skating worlds? My gold medal...

Yuzuru Hanyu reacts after his free skate at the 2018 Olympics, when he won a second straight Olympic gold. (Getty Images.) March 15, 2019 There are...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: SafeSport calls out figure skating for unchecked “culture of abuse”

March 4, 2019 In response to a U.S. Figure Skating letter that challenged its credibility and operating methods, the U.S. Center for SafeSport has criticized...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: In Russian Figure Skating Federation’s no-win game to pick worlds...

The Russian Figure Skating Federation’s selection Wednesday of its women’s team for next month’s World Championships was sure to cause controversy, given four strong...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: U.S. Figure Skating disappointed over all questions left unanswered by...

http://gty.im/108539406 February 12, 2019 ~ The U.S. Center for SafeSport has ended its investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against the late figure skater John Coughlin...

FIGURE SKATING: Uno and Kihira shine brightest at Four Continents

Being in front after the Short Program was the wrong place to be at the ISU Four Continents Championships in Anaheim, California (USA). Every...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: In men’s skating, Nathan Chen now a real challenger to...

All you Hanyu bots can start getting your fingers near the send button. Because no figure skating fans get more dyspeptic than many of Yuzuru...

FIGURE SKATING Preview: Americans Hubbell & Donohue look for second Four Continents golds

The 21st edition of the ISU Four Continents Championship will be held this week at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California (USA), the fifth...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 2019

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...

FIGURE SKATING: Chen wins third U.S. title; Hubbell & Donohue win their second

After the shock of 13-year-old Alysa Liu winning the U.S. women’s title on Friday, it was business as usual for the remainder of the...

FIGURE SKATING: A 13-year-old U.S. women’s champion: Alysa Liu

She came in as a wild card, a 13-year-old who had pulled off a triple axel in a Novice competition and therefore had a...

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