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LANE ONE: The LA 2028 venue plan continues to shift, along with the rest...

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Over its history, the one constant in Los Angeles has been change. The city has grown, morphed and been re-shaped by business, culture, its...

LANE ONE: Thomas Bach is changing the IOC into something totally new, but will...

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Meetings of the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board draw quite a bit of media attention, even though there is often not a single athlete...

LANE ONE: The 39th anniversary of Jimmy Carter and the U.S. boycott of the...

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For most people, 21 March is not a significant date on the annual calendar. But for more than 1,000 athletes trying to make the...

THE BIG PICTURE: GAISF moves World Urban Games from Los Angeles to Budapest

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The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) made a significant announcement early Monday morning, moving the World Urban Games from Los Angeles (USA)...

LANE ONE: The strange case of rowing, Los Angeles and the 1932, 2012, 2016...

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The International Olympic Committee has trumpeted the benefits of its Agenda 2020 reform program, one of the first initiatives undertaken by then-new IOC President...

LANE ONE: On volunteerism and the Olympic Games, you see which “economists” actually know...

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The Associated Press’s Stephen Wade posted a story last Friday entitled “Olympic volunteers: One-time chance, or exploitation?” and proceeded to quote a Drexel Sports...

LANE ONE: Appreciating another legacy of the 1984 Olympic Games: David Simon

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The modern Olympic Movement was dramatically changed with the staging of the Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad in Los Angeles in 1984. The private financing,...

LANE ONE: LA2028’s first presentation: “What are you going to do for the next...

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Sometimes it’s best to just listen. At the Association of National Olympic Committee’s General Assembly ongoing in Tokyo (JPN), the Chair of the Los Angeles...

THE BIG PICTURE: Baumann’s World Urban Games becoming a reality

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The newest multi-sport competition is the “World Urban Games,” a project of the late Swiss IOC member Patrick Baumann, who was the Secretary-General of...

U.S. athletes tell Congress: Fix the “unregulated monopoly” you set up in 1978

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 27, 2018: The U.S. Senate Sub-Committee hearing on "Strengthening and Empowering U.S. Amateur Athletes: Moving Forward with Solutions" last...

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...

City of L.A. planning a light show for the 2028 Games; is that a...

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 21, 2018: The chief of the Bureau of Street Lighting for the City of Los Angeles is already planning...

Was the 2028 Olympics or the Dodger pennant the top 2017 sports moment in...

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 10, 2018: What was the no. 1 moment in sports in Los Angeles in 2017? The award of the...

The top stories of 2017 – part 2: Glory, greed, drugs and surprises

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TSX HEADLINES – for Dec. 28, 2017: This was the year that Usain Bolt retired, but not the way he envisioned. Mo Farah won...

Los Angeles has the 2028 Olympic Games, so what’s next? Hibernation?

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PALM DESERT, September 18, 2017 – As the parties and parades pass on and the recognition that Los Angeles will organize an Olympic Games...

Did Los Angeles get a good deal for 2028, or just a deal?

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PALM DESERT, August 4, 2017 – First the announcement and the excitement. Now comes the careful review. The International Olympic Committee has made public the...

Remembering UCLA’s Jim Bush, who knew the power of effort and encouragement

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PALM DESERT, July 12, 2017 – Do we die a little bit inside when one of our mentors passes away? For so many athletes who...

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