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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...

FOOTBALL: U.S. cruises past Cuba to win CONCACAF Nations League Group A

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It wasn’t pretty, but in the end, it all worked out. The U.S. men advanced to the final round of the inaugural CONCACAF Nations...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Here’s how the 2028 Olympic Games can be taken away from...

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= TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 18 November 2019 = ● LANE ONE ● Conspiracy theorists, here's how Los Angeles loses the 2028 Olympic Games! Although there were a lot of other...

SCOREBOARD: Wins for U.S. skating star Brittany Bowe and 43-year-old Jake Gibb

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Highlights and results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● BASEBALL ● Japan wins WSBC Premier 12 over Korea, as Mexico gets third over U.S. There...

FOOTBALL: U.S. stomps Canada, 4-1, to get back into Nations League contention in Orlando

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Would the rainy field at the Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida be the site where the U.S. men’s National Team was drowned in the...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Nike’s critics look to the past, but Mary Cain is about...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 14 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Nike’s critics look to the past, but Mary Cain asks about Nike’s T&F future Mary Cain’s...

FOOTBALL Preview: Redemption or disgrace for U.S. national team Friday vs. Canada?

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How serious is the situation for the U.S. men’s National Team? Consider this: the preview of Friday’s CONCACAF Nations League match vs. Canada in Orlando,...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Athlete shrieking over the Diamond League obscures the real issue; world...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 11 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Athlete shrieking over dropped Diamond League events misses the point completely When the...

FOOTBALL: Lloyd leads U.S. women to 6-0 win over Costa Rica in final match...

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Alex Morgan who? The amazing Carli Lloyd, 37, has been a scoring machine for the U.S. women’s National Team and continued right from the start...

FOOTBALL: Vlatko Andonovski Era opens with 3-2 win over Sweden; Lloyd scores twice

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The U.S. women’s National Team started their friendly with no. 5-ranked Sweden in chilly, near-freezing conditions in Columbus, Ohio, but it didn’t take long...

TSX INTEL REPORT: IAAF takes lead, and UCI joins, on transgender regulations; WADA chief-to-be...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 7 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● IAAF taking the lead in transgender regulation, working with other IFs on testosterone levels It...

FOOTBALL Preview: Vlatko Andonovski Era begins as U.S. women face Sweden Thursday

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A new era in U.S. women’s football opens on Thursday at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, as the American women take on Sweden in...

TSX INTEL REPORT: The Int’l Swimming League is half over; have you noticed? +...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 4 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Is the International Swimming League making an impact? It doesn't appear to be making...

TSX INTEL REPORT: More events to be moved from Tokyo due to heat? Here...

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= TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 1 November 2019 = ● LANE ONE ● IOC moves Tokyo marathons and walks, but are there still more events to be moved? The International...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Russia sends more answers to WADA on “manipulated” doping data; NCAA...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 30 October 2019 ≡ ● LEADING OFF ● Russian Sports Ministry sends responses to WADA inquiries  The question of what to...

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