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MILLER TIME: How Risk Averse Is Tokyo’s Postponement?

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(It’s a pleasure to present this guest column by one of the most knowledgeable observers of the Olympic Movement, Britain’s David Miller. For more...

THE BIG PICTURE: Tokyo 2020 moves forward slowly, but talk about the Games is...

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LANE ONE: Bach underlines partnership with organizers as Dakar 2022 YOG moved to 2026;...

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LANE ONE: FINA’s own status report sees a bright future for aquatic sports, but...

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LANE ONE: USOC’s transformative spokesman, Mike Moran, passes at 78

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LANE ONE: Only half-baked: U.S. athlete statement demands that they must be heard, then...

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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Miller Time on the IOC and protests; World Ath gives $579,000...

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MILLER TIME: Olympic Ethic Outweighs Protest

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(This guest column is by one of the most knowledgeable observers of the Olympic Movement, Britain’s David Miller. For more than 50 years, the...

LANE ONE: Protest or not to protest? The IOC’s choices are hardly black or...

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MILLER TIME: Thomas Bach’s bid to upstage Sisyphus

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/It’s a great pleasure to present this guest column by one of the most knowledgeable observers of the Olympic Movement, Britain’s David Miller. For...

LANE ONE: Staggering, brilliant, astonishing portal to Olympic history opens with debut of Olympedia.org

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What makes the Olympic Games different from all other competitions in sport is history. From its beginning as a religious festival in ancient Greece to...

LANE ONE: Bach asks for “frugal Games” in Tokyo; what can be learned from...

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For those of a certain age, who lived through a prior crisis that threatened the existence of the Olympic Games, it was simply staggering...

LANE ONE: Was Juan Antonio Samaranch, the man who made the IOC modern, its...

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In the continuing tumult over the future of the Tokyo Games and the worldwide struggle with the coronavirus, the 10-year anniversary of the passing...

THE BIG PICTURE: Japan and IOC agree to move Games to sometime in 2021;...

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“In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the WHO today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC acknowledges planning for postponement, with decision coming within four weeks

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“So, like you, we are in a dilemma: Cancellation of the Olympic Games would destroy the Olympic dream of 11,000 athletes from all 206...

LANE ONE: De Coubertin’s 1892 Olympic-revival manifesto is back in Lausanne, but what did...

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On Monday, the International Olympic Committee gleefully welcomed the donation of the original manuscript of Baron Pierre de Coubertin’s 1892 speech that called for...

LANE ONE: Edwin Moses is right when he says protests can’t be stopped, but...

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While the Tokyo organizers fret about the potential impact of the expanding coronavirus threat to this summer’s Olympic Games in Japan, discussions about the...

LANE ONE: Should all Olympians be paid? Be careful what you ask for, because...

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(Before getting too far, condolences are due to the family and many friends of basketball superstar – and two-time Olympic gold medalist – Kobe...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Weightlifting could face IOC suspension; AIBA wants a new name and...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Weightlifting ● The fire under the International Weightlifting Federation is getting hotter. The...

LANE ONE: The top stories coming in 2020, part 2: More courtroom drama, more...

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Look for tumultuous year on and off the field of play in 2020, with the Tokyo Games coming, but a lot of drama before...

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