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A bad Asian Games for boxing; will it be knocked out for 2020?

These are tense days for the International Boxing Federation, known in Olympic circles by its French acronym, AIBA. After an internal struggle over its finances,...

U.S. Anti-Doping in 2017: 9,936 tests, just 84 reported cases

TSX HEADLINES – for August 20, 2018: The United States Anti-Doping Agency issued its 2017 report and the details were remarkable: 9.936 tests and...

Final “regular-season” Diamond League meet comes to Birmingham Saturday

TSX EXTRA – for August 17, 2018: The IAAF Diamond League season is coming to a close in August and the final “regular-season” meet...

Did you see that a Swedish teenager set an American record in the European...

TSX HEADLINES – for August 17, 2018: One of the greatest pole vaulting competitions of all time came at the European Championships, with three...

USADA survey: U.S. athletes believe doping is being better controlled

TSX HEADLINES – for August 10, 2018: There was a time when, sadly, American athletes were at the forefront of doping in Olympic sports....

As the IOC tackles its problems, its members are invisible

TSX HEADLINES – for August 8, 2018: When the International Olympic Committee decided it needed to speak directly to the people of Calgary about...

Are we making progress? Doping tests up, positives down in 2017

TSX HEADLINES – for August 6, 2018: The World Anti-Doping Agency has published its report on worldwide testing for performance-enhancing drugs and, at least...

Will the 2019 U.S. swimming team suffer the same letdown as 2015?

TSX HEADLINES – for August 3, 2018: The last time that USA Swimming picked its World Championships team a full year before, it didn’t...

Why eSports has no place in the Olympic Games

TSX HEADLINES – for August 1, 2018: The recent Esports Forum hosted by the International Olympic Committee has tongues wagging that it’s only a...

The IAAF shows an iron hand to Russia on doping … and it’s working

TSX HEADLINES – for July 30, 2018: The president of the International Olympic Committee said he was ready to welcome Russia back into the...

EXTRA: World 100 m Backstroke Record for Kathleen Baker!

TSX EXTRA – for July 29, 2018: When 16-year-old Regan Smith set a World Junior Record in the morning prelims, it became clear that...

EXTRA: Murphy rockets to American Record in 50 m Back on hot Irvine night

TSX EXTRA – for July 28, 2018: Triple Olympic gold medalist Ryan Murphy has been the U.S.’s best in the 100 m and 200...

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

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...

EXTRA: Manuel & Pieroni score first U.S. 100 m Free championships in Irvine

TSX EXTRA – for July 26, 2018: U.S. Olympic swimming fans know Simone Manuel from her surprise gold medal at Rio in 2016 and...

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

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

Bach: Values, passion and possibilities define the Olympic Movement

TSX HEADLINES – for July 23, 2018: There was a lot of interest in The eSports Forum hosted by the International Olympic Committee last...

The IOC adds some new 2022 Winter events, but is really thinking about 2026

TSX HEADLINES – for July 20, 2018: The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board approved the addition of seven events to the competition program for...

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

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

The days of being anonymous are over: Russia 2018’s legacy will be the Fan...

TSX HEADLINES – for July 16, 2018: The 2018 World Cup in Russia is over and except for French fans waiting to buy shirts...

Tokyo and Paris sign mutual-cooperation accord, but will they really cooperate?

TSX HEADLINES – for July 13, 2018: With considerable fanfare, the chief executives of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee and Paris 2024 committee signed...

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