Freestyle Skiing & Snowboard

Russia’s plan to embarrass the IOC for PyeongChang

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TSX HEADLINES – for Dec. 21, 2017: Sure, the Russian Olympic Committee was suspended by the International Olympic Committee, but whatever you think of...

Smoking guns, beautiful people and Spandex: the life of biathlete Susan Dunklee

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PALM DESERT, December 18, 2017 – “A policeman taps me on the shoulder and says he had a report of a ‘mad woman with...

Launching at last: The Sports Examiner goes to subscriptions

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PALM DESERT, December 15, 2017 – This is the 215th issue of The Sports Examiner and the one comment that we have most often...

U.S. national federations graded on governance … and get a D

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PALM DESERT, December 11, 2017 — With scandals emerging left and right in international sport, good governance is becoming an increasingly critical issue. The University of...

Nina Roth: A career nurse and now a U.S. Olympic curler

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PALM DESERT, December 8, 2017 – Representing the United States in a World Championships is quite an honor. But it’s not the same as...

The IOC got it almost perfect: No Russia, but maybe some Russians …

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PALM DESERT, December 6, 2017 – The long-awaited decision of the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board on Russia’s participation came Tuesday with a split...

Putin’s “tough response” if Russia is banned from 2018 has nothing to do with...

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PALM DESERT, December 4, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board is scheduled to decide whether Russia will be allowed to compete in...

How the Oswald Commission is finding Russian athletes guilty of doping

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PALM DESERT, December 1, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee’s Disciplinary Commission – better known as the Oswald Commission – has been handing down...

Why can’t Olympic sports be more like college football?

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PALM DESERT, November 27, 2017 – This past weekend was a great one in Olympic sports ... and college football. Fans of both were attending...

Role reversal: now the cities ask, “Why do we want the Games?”

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PALM DESERT, November 22, 2017 – It wasn’t so long ago that it was the International Olympic Committee asking probing questions of a group...

Who makes more: Track stars or World Cup skiers?

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PALM DESERT, November 17, 2017 – Alpine skiers have to be the princes and princesses of the Olympic-sport world, don’t they? Training and competing at...

Individual justice vs. collective responsibility, or is it the IOC vs. the IAAF?

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PALM DESERT, November 13, 2017 – Over the next four weeks, both the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)...

The cheapest, most undeserved gold medal in Olympic history

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PALM DESERT, November 10, 2017 – What will happen to the Russian team at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Korea? Will the International Olympic...

Between Scylla and Charybdis: IOC president Thomas Bach

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PALM DESERT, November 3, 2017 – The famed Greek poet Homer wrote about two terrors that had to be faced at the same time...

Triathlon star Katie Zaferes is all about being prepared

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PALM DESERT, October 25, 2017 – American triathlon star Katie Zaferes finished second at the Triathlon World Series Grand Final this year and is...

It’s all in the mind for Slopestyle World Champion McRae Williams

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PALM DESERT, October 16, 2017 – In Freestyle Skiing, it seems younger is always better. Until 26-year-old McRae Williams stunned everyone – including himself...

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