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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 19 April 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened this past week in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee announced the session-by-session schedule for next year’s Games, with the swimming finals in the morning and several of the track & field finals also moved […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 15 April 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Monday: The International Olympic Committee hosted its ninth International Athlete Forum in Lausanne, with the first presentation all about the IOC’s revenues, expenses and support of the Olympic Movement. […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 12 April 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened this week in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: It seems like every Olympic-sport federation (and some U.S. federations) now have world rankings, but it all started 72 years ago in a Bay Area town in California. But Track & […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 8 April 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Monday: Does track & field matter? UCLA’s gymnastics program shows it could, IF they can learn from what retiring UCLA coach Valorie Kondos Field did to create what has […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 5 April 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened this week in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: Think the Russians are meddling in elections? How about what they are doing with some of the International Federations! Allegations of bribery in Athletics and Biathlon, and being the bank for […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 1 April 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Sunday: Thomas Bach is changing the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Movement into something totally new, but will it be better? Last week’s IOC Executive Board meeting provided […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 29 March 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened this week in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Tuesday: The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board is meeting in Lausanne and confirmed on Tuesday that thanks to its energetic anti-doping program and a tough 2020 qualification program that penalizes countries with […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 22 March 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened this week in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: One of the top commentators on Olympic sport has called for the abolition of guns in the Olympic Games, but what about the eight combat or weapons sports? How do they […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 18 March 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Monday: In the aftermath of the suit filed by the U.S. Women’s National Team, U.S. Soccer Federation chief Carlos Cordeiro did a remarkable thing: he contacted some of the […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 15 March 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 96 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: Which Olympic sports are doing to die? The association of summer-sport federations issued a report which identifies the key issue for every one of them, and what they […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 11 March 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Monday: The U.S. women’s National Team sued U.S. Soccer for unequal pay vs. the men’s team. The complaint has some fascinating details of who got paid how much for […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Saturday, 8 March 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened this past week in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: The International Swimming League filed two suits against FINA, the international governing body of the sport, one in its own name and one as a class-action with three athletes as […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 4 March 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Monday: When Paris 2024 announced its selections for four added sports, there were a lot of unhappy federations from the sports that weren’t selected. This was hardly unexpected, but […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 1 March 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 96 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: The United States qualified for the men’s 2019 FIBA World Cup by winning the Group E Americas Qualifier over Argentina on Monday. A lot of the credit must […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 25 February 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Monday: There was a lot of attention paid to the Paris 2024 request to add four sports to its program, including Breakdancing. But a secondary aspect of its announcement […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 22 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 96 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: It’s worth taking time out to appreciate the greatness of American skiing ace Mikaela Shiffrin. She’s not only the finest women’s skier in the world, but at just […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 18 February 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Monday: An Associated Press story quotes one economist as saying the use of volunteers at an Olympic Games is “economic exploitation.” More than 186,000 applicants for volunteer positions at […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 15 February 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 96 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: The International Olympic Committee put the International Boxing Association (“AIBA”) on suspension last year, but it’s the AIBA that’s steamed. It says it has done everything it needs […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 11 February 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Monday: FIS President Gian-Franco Kasper made headlines with his interview in a Swiss newspaper, railing against environmentalists and noting how it is easier to put on the Olympic Games […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 8 February 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 96 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE Wednesday: What do International Federation review commissions do, anyway? In Biathlon, quite a lot. Faced with criminal investigations of its ex-President and Secretary General for possible bribery to cover […]
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