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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: Could Kasper’s outburst lead to a reduction in the size of the...

In case you missed it, there was a huge explosion inside the Olympic Movement last week after an interview with Federation Internationale de Ski...

LANE ONE: The IOC can pat itself on the back (for now): the Milan-Cortina...

It’s so easy to be against everything these days. And should something positive happen, it’s usually discounted as unimportant, or those claiming responsibility grow...

BOBSLED & SKELETON: Almost an Olympic re-run in Two-Man final in Altenberg

The PyeongChang Olympic Two-Man competition was one of the most thrilling ever, with Germany’s Francesco Friedrich and Canada’s Justin Kripps tying for the gold...

LANE ONE: The top Olympic-sport stories of 2018, part I: Thrills, yes, but also...

As the calendar runs out on 2018, it’s worth looking back at the stories that were the most compelling, the most exciting and the...

THE BIG PICTURE: ANOC resolves its presidential dilemma, at the request of Sheikh Ahmad...

The drama over the withdrawal of Kuwait’s Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah from his duties as the head of the Association of National Olympic Committees...

IOC: Session approves new members, refugee team and YOG to Senegal

A lot of activity during the final day of the IOC’s Session in Buenos Aires (ARG), including: ∙ Election of nine new members, including six...

THE BIG PICTURE: “Don’t even consider building a venue if there is not a...

Although not designed as an activist organization, the Associated Press is keeping the pressure on officials of the Gangwon Province in Korea with a...

LANE ONE: Thursday’s decision on RUSADA reinstatement is now about WADA, not Russia

Strange how politics works, turning one thing into another. The protest by a small number of National Football League players to kneel during the playing...

OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES 2018: Korea’s Gangwon Province pops the IOC’s cost-containment balloon

The English-language version of the Korea newspaper, the Chosun Ilbo, started the story this way: “Gangwon Province is mired in massive debts after hosting the...

Bach on why an Olympic Games could be canceled

During his lengthy interview with CNN Money Switzerland host Martina Fuchs, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach was asked about the IOC’s financial reserves...

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