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Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kenya most penalized by the Athletics Integrity Unit

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 25, 2018: The Athletics Integrity Unit set up by the International Association of Athletics Associations (IAAF) made its first...

The high costs of being a professional athlete … even for an Olympic champion

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 18, 2018: Trying to make a living in track & field – or most Olympic sports for that matter...

Remember when 108,000 came to see a track meet at Stanford?

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 11, 2018: There was a time when track & field was a higher-profile part of the American sports scene. Like...

Is it time for the IOC to consider a Do-It-Yourself Olympic Games?

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 9, 2018: The iconic World War II U.S. General George S. Patton used to quote Napoleon’s maxim, L'audace, l'audace,...

Why is the U.S. so strong? Look no further than high school sports

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 6, 2018: The United States is the only country in the world that doesn’t support its Olympic sports program...

Hey IOC, follow golf’s lead to fix your Olympic bid (and cost) crisis

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 4, 2018: Sure, it’s a holiday, but no one told the Olympic world about it! Amid a wild week of...

New bills of athlete’s rights are popping up like it’s 1791!

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TSX HEADLINES – for June 18, 2018: Is everyone suddenly trying to be James Madison? The principal author of the famed U.S. Bill of Rights...

What was the magic of Hayward Field’s East Grandstand?

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=> BULLETIN: United 2026 wins World Cup 2026 vote, 134-65, over Morocco <= TSX HEADLINES – for June 13, 2018: One of the biggest topics...

FIFA’s evaluators have warned the Congress: choose Morocco at your own risk

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TSX HEADLINES – for June 4, 2018: Evaluation reports of bids for major events like the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup are...

German athletes demand 25% of IOC revenue because Olympic sports are irrelevant

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 30, 2018: An open letter to International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach from the Athletes Commission of the German...

The SafeSport Code is the U.S. standard for conduct in Olympic sports. What does...

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 28, 2018: The core of the United States Olympic Committee’s response to the sexual abuse scandal engulfing multiple sports...

Thanks to Larry Nassar, being a coach or a team doctor is going to...

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 25, 2018: The House sub-committee hearing on the sexual abuse of Olympic athletes on Thursday painted a picture of...

As a team, Team USA ranks 85th; pretty good for two Games every four...

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 23, 2018: One of the positive aspects of the digital age is that audiences can be measured with more...

An unhappy stroll through doping control in PyeongChang

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 14, 2018: The Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang had their problems right from the start. Some were easy to...

The day the Olympic Movement started back up: 8 May 1984

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 9, 2018: It didn’t seem like it at the time, but the momentous events of the 8th of May,...

Doesn’t the IOC need a RICO-in-reverse law to fight doping?

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 7, 2018: For decades, U.S. prosecutors could not convict the leaders of organized crime because these “bosses” were not...

Combine “Just Say No” with a zero-sum policy to stifle Olympic expansion

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 4, 2018: Somewhere deep inside the Tokyo government and the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, a staff member is shaking...

The problems of promoting Olympic sport: Water Polo needs to deal with Why

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 2, 2018: The international aquatics federation called a special conference to consider what to do about water polo. Simply put,...

Still a lot of doping going on: 1,595 positives in 2016

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 30, 2018: The World Anti-Doping Agency published its report on doping violations for 2016, and there were more than...

Finances of the International Federations, in dollars, Euro, francs and Pounds: Part II

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 27, 2018: The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations governance study said 21 of the 28 IFs had publicly-available...

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