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LANE ONE: France’s Guy Drut says the Games “must reinvent themselves”; how about throwing...

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France’s Guy Drut is best known as the 1976 Olympic champion in the 110 m hurdles and a a controversial politician in his home...

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...

HIGHLIGHTS: Amazing Shiffrin scores gold and bronze in World Cup in Vermont

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● ALPINE SKIING ● The Alpine World Cup is in North America, with women’s racing at Killington,...

SCOREBOARD: Super judoka Teddy Riner returns, extends unbeaten streak to 148 in Brasilia

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Highlights and results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● ARCHERY ● Ellison and Kaufhold lead big after stage two of the U.S. Olympic Trials The...

TSX DAILY: Skiing superstar Hirscher retires at 30; sprinter Gatlin escapes injury at Zagreb...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 5 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Marcel Hirscher, one of the greatest skiers in history, retires at 30  Although widely...

COMING ATTRACTIONS: Previews in Badminton, Freestyle Skiing, Karate and Table Tennis

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Preview of notable events this week: ● BADMINTON: Medal possibility for American Beiwen Zhang at Chinese Taipei Open Barely days following the close of the 2019...

KARATE: Four world champions triumph in Premier League Shanghai

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A huge field of 523 karatekas from 70 countries piled into the Gymnasium of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics for the fourth Karate1...

KARATE Preview: All 12 World Champions fighting at Fourth Premiere League in Shanghai

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One of the best events of the year should be this week’s Karate 1 Premier League tournament in Shanghai (CHN), with 543 fighters from...

KARATE: Ukraine, Japan and Turkey strongest in Premiere League 3 in Rabat

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A huge field of 595 fighters from 75 countries lined up for the third Karate1 Premiere League tournament in Rabat (MAR), with three countries...

KARATE Preview: Nine world champs in third Premier League tourney in Morocco

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The third installment of the Karate1 Premier League is in Rabat (MAR), with 676 karatekas from 80 registered for competition in 10 classes. The...

KARATE: U.S. wins four classes in Pan American Champs in Panama City

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The 23rd Pan American Championships in Panama City (PAN) was a good one for the U.S., with four winners and 10 total medals. The...

LANE ONE: A call to eliminate guns from the Games, but that doesn’t go...

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The highly-respected Alan Abrahamson, one of the best commentators on Olympic sport, wrote on his 3WireSports site last Saturday that: "The Games and the values...

LANE ONE: Agenda 2020 and the future of Baseball, Softball and other sports trying...

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The 21 February announcement that Skateboarding, Sport Climbing, Surfing and Breakdancing were the requested additions to the program of the 2024 Olympic Games by...

LANE ONE: Think politics and sports don’t mix? They mix, but pretty badly right...

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During his 20-year term as the head of the International Olympic Committee, Avery Brundage often insisted that “sports and politics don’t mix.” He found out,...

THE BIG PICTURE: Paris 2024 asks for four added sports: three from 2020, one...

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The International Olympic Committee went back to the past when it allowed Tokyo 2020 to propose added sports for its program, as used to...

KARATE: Japan, France and Turkey win three each, Iran earns seven medals in Dubai

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A huge field of 702 karatekas were in Dubai (UAE) for the second Karate 1 Premier League tournament, with France, Japan and Turkey grabbing...

KARATE Preview: Second Premier League tournament starts in Dubai

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A strong field is entered for the second Karate 1 Premier League event of the season, in Dubai (UAE). The top entries (by world...

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

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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...

KARATE: Japan wins four classes and France two in Premier 1 League opener in...

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The first Karate 1 Premier League event of 2019 drew a big field of 755 karatekas from 80 nations to compete at the Stade...

KARATE Preview: Karate 1 Premier League starts in Paris for 2019

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The ninth season of the Karate 1 Premier League starts in Paris (FRA) this weekend at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin, in five classes...

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