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TSX REPORT: Athlete’s rights seems like a good idea, but for which athletes and...

≡ TSX REPORT ~ 21 October 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Two conferences and two different views of “athlete’s rights”  Two conferences taking place almost simultaneously 7,745 miles...

TSX REPORT: U.S. men’s soccer team posts 1st loss to Canada in 34 years;...

≡ TSX REPORT ~ 16 October 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Canada beats U.S., 1-0, for first time since 1985 in CONCACAF Nations League...

TSX REPORT: The USOPC issues relaxed athlete ad guidelines for Tokyo; U.S. women win...

≡ TSX REPORT ~ 10 October 2019 ≡ (Never fun to have computer trouble, but it happens and we lost a couple of days. But...

LANE ONE: IOC’s Bach says Salazar case “raises serious concerns”; no vote on 2032...

“We have also discussed the Salazar case, which is very worrying and raises serious concerns, but we are confident that will look into...

LANE ONE: No matter what the IOC does, the heat is still on, now...

There are a lot of folks who despise the International Olympic Committee, as many or more who really need its support – and money...

TSX DAILY: “Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?” is the wrong question ~...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 28 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: World Champion asks "Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?"  In last week’s edition...

LANE ONE: World Champion asks “Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?”

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has an online feature called “Player’s Own Voice” and Melissa Humana-Paredes was the guest columnist last Wednesday (21st) with...

LANE ONE: You can vote on the next class for the U.S. Olympic Hall...

The concept of a U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame got going pretty late, conceived in 1979 and only admitting its first class in 1983....

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...

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