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LANE ONE: Cue the dominoes, as the collateral damage of moving the Olympic Games...

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The joint announcement by the International Olympic Committee and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad will be celebrated...

NOLIGHTS: International sport is dark this week and for weeks to come; an IF-by-IF...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: As the COVID-19 pandemic has taken hold worldwide, competition has ceased. Here is a listing of the...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC continues to plan for Tokyo Games as scheduled, but key...

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“ith more than four months to go before the Games there is no need for any drastic decisions at this stage; and any speculation...

THE TICKER: Thursday changed the U.S. Olympic Team for Tokyo; World Athletics gives Russia...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● Thursday’s implosion of the American...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Tokyo 2020’s Mori reports apology from Board member suggesting delay; new...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● The head of the...

HIGHLIGHTS: Ledecky leads U.S. swimmers as 12 new world-leading marks set in Des Moines;...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● ALPINE SKIING ● Bad weather canceled the Super-G racing on Sunday in Kvitfjell (NOR) after Austria’s...

THE TICKER: Coronavirus kills FIS Alpine finals; Russian athletics finally contrite; more Nassar abuse...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Alpine Skiing ● The coronavirus danger in Italy has cancelled the FIS Alpine...

THE TICKER: Coronavirus knocks SportAccord out of Beijing, but Salt Lake City ready to...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● SportAccord ● The annual SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit, a key convention...

HIGHLIGHTS: Where no man has gone before! Duplantis clears world-record 20-2 3/4 in Torun!

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● ATHLETICS ● Saturday was one of those dream days in track & field, where athletes around...

LANE ONE: Sports in the ‘20s will be an American showcase, but is Africa...

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If you are a fan of international sports living in the United States, there’s no doubt that the 2020s are going to be great....

HEARD AT HALFTIME: U.S. women face Mexico in Tokyo qualifier; Duplantis opens at 19-8...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● The third leg of the World Athletics World Indoor Tour...

HIGHLIGHTS: Bobsled star Humphries close to making debut American season a World Cup winner

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: There was no doubt that once two-time Olympic champ and three-time World Cup winner Kaillie Humphries received...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Another McLaren report coming, this time on weightlifting and Tamas Ajan

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Weightlifting ● After his much-praised reports on the Russian doping scandal in...

THE TICKER: USOPC provides $525,000 for Athletes’ Advisory Council, NCAA allows more Olympic-athlete support

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee ● Another of the urgent desires of...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Weightlifting could face IOC suspension; AIBA wants a new name and...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Weightlifting ● The fire under the International Weightlifting Federation is getting hotter. The...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: With gold haul from world meets, Biles and Dressel get...

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Courage was the key word on the international sports scene in 2019. Competitive courage, like the grit alpine skier Lindsey Vonn showed in making her...

LANE ONE: The top stories of 2019, from no. 5 to no. 1, a...

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Let there be no doubt, this was a wild year in Olympic sport, and as with so many areas today, full of contention, argument...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Russian strategy for doping case now plain; Women’s World Cup could...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● What appears to be a coordinated Russian strategy to contest...

LANE ONE: Puerto Rico now has a chance to host events in the 2028...

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In the United States, very little attention is generally paid to the ebbs and flows of Olympic politics, processes and procedures unless it directly...

LANE ONE: WADA did this much right: they got the Russians angry! Or is...

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Monday’s decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency to hold the Russian Anti-Doping Agency to be non-compliant for a period of four years was cheered...

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