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TSX DAILY: Stunning results at U.S. swim Nationals, anti-Games activists channeling Groucho, and remembering...

= TSX DAILY ~ 5 August 2019 = | 1. | SWIMMING: New talent shines at the 2019 USA Swimming Nationals, as if the U.S. didn’t...

LANE ONE: Anti-Olympic activists appear to be getting their strategy from … Prof. Quincy...

In one of the most riotous comedies of all time and a world-class spoof of American college life, Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff addressed the...

LANE ONE: You want transparency? Look to World Rowing and you will see it,...

There has been much made of the lack of transparency, not to mention outright secrecy or deceit within the International Federations which govern sports...

LANE ONE: The end of the 11,000-athlete Olympics is coming, and it is the...

Many who have watched the unchecked growth of mega-events like the Olympic Games have wondered when the tipping point will come, when someone will...

LANE ONE: IOC chief Thomas Bach channels Star Trek’s Captain Kirk to defeat the...

Fans of the Star Trek storyline know the reference immediately: the Starfleet Academy exercise in which the freighter Kobayashi Maru is marooned in the...

LANE ONE: IOC members will choose the 2026 host on Monday, but are already...

The International Olympic Committee membership will meet on Monday in Lausanne (SUI) to select the host city/region for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games, but...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: World-leading 13.06 for Roberts at NCAAs, IAAF replies to the Swiss...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● The first day of the NCAA Division I Championships in...

LANE ONE: Finally, it’s time to talk about sponsoring Olympic-sport athletes

  If you’re an athlete in one of the four major professional sports in the U.S. – baseball, basketball, football or ice hockey – you...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: IAAF’s women’s regs suspended by Swiss Court, so Semenya can run...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● South Africa’s Caster Semenya won a round against the International...

LANE ONE: The IOC keeps changing the Games, and not a minute too soon

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said – with good reason – that the Olympic Movement is in pretty good shape at the...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: IOC is going to be even more flexible in the Olympic...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Olympic Games ● The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board received a report...

THE BIG PICTURE: Iran’s judo federation pledges not to discriminate against Israel … maybe

All credit to the International Judo Federation, which has consistently championed the right of all countries – notably Israel and Kosovo – to compete...

LANE ONE: Olympic budget pressures mean nothing to those who aren’t paying for the...

Spending someone else’s money is pretty easy. The Olympic Movement has been great at it for decades. The International Olympic Committee, especially under the administration...

LANE ONE: Remembering the day the Olympic Movement didn’t collapse: 8 May 1984

(This is a reprint of our Lane One column of 9 May 2018, which was available in our old PDF format and not as...

LANE ONE: The LA28-USOC deal with NBC could be just the beginning

Words like “visionary” and “unprecedented” and “revolutionary” have been thrown about over the past week about the agreement between NBCUniversal, the Los Angeles 2028...

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

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: Thomas Bach’s IOC wants “to get the couch potatoes off the couch”

The focus of the Olympic Movement has changed. It was, until very recently, to stage the greatest sports spectacle in the world. But in a...

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

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...

THE BIG PICTURE: German Cartel Office relaxes IOC’s Rule 40 restrictions through 2026

A long administrative process that began in 2017 resulted in a decision issued Wednesday (27th) that “extended” the personal advertising activities of German athletes...

LANE ONE: The Paris 2024 legacy will be about athletes, but not Olympians

The Paris 2024 organizing committee created plenty of headlines last week with its announcement that it would ask the International Olympic Committee to approve...

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