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THE BIG PICTURE: IOC expects Tokyo Games to go on as scheduled, passes on...

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Within the Olympic world, Tuesday’s attention was on Lausanne and the meeting of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee ... and the...

THE BIG PICTURE: BBC catches four-time Olympic champ Farah in lie on supplements

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Here’s what 2017 Steeplechase World Champion Emma Coburn of the U.S. had to say about Monday’s BBC documentary about Britain’s four-time Olympic gold medalist...

LANE ONE: Nike’s critics look to the past, but Mary Cain asks about Nike’s...

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The “Opinion” video by Mary Cain that was posted by The New York Times on 7 November drew added focus – and outrage –...

LANE ONE: IAAF taking the lead in transgender regulation, working with other IFs on...

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Advancements in medical technologies have brought new challenges to sports regulators, especially the International Federations. One of the newest battlefields is transgender athletes. Back in...

TSX DAILY: Middle East politics part of Israeli judoka’s path to World Champs gold;...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 29 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Israel’s Muki wins Judo Worlds gold, but not a handshake from beaten Egyptian The...

TSX DAILY: The life of a triple Olympic champion includes “I just fainted, and...

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= TSX DAILY ~ 13 August 2019 = | 1. |  ATHLETICS: Tianna Bartoletta’s odyssey now includes anemia If you read her resume, you’d think Tianna Bartoletta would have...

TSX DAILY: Swiss say no to Semenya; Senators tell USOPC to pay $20 million...

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= TSX DAILY ~ 1 August 2019 = | 1. | Swiss Federal Tribunal: Semenya’s appeal unlikely to succeed The battle royal between the International Association of...

THE BIG PICTURE: Swiss Court says Semenya’s appeal appears “not well founded”

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The Swiss Federal Tribunal issued a statement detailing its order of 30 July, reinstating the IAAF regulations on women with “differences in sex development.” While...

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

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

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Semenya’s appeal of IAAF regulations filed with the Swiss Federal Tribunal

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● As promised, South Africa’s Olympic 800 m champ Caster Semenya...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Raelene Boyle rightly calls on the IOC to redress East German...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● The Australian Olympic Committee’s Annual General Meeting drew a lot...

LANE ONE: The Court of Arbitration’s decision against Caster Semenya was about biology, not...

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Every law school student hears, early in their first year of classes, that “hard cases make bad law.” The narrative of a particular case, the...

THE BIG PICTURE: Court of Arbitration for Sport upholds IAAF regulations on applicable levels...

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The Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed the requests for arbitration by Athletics South Africa and two-time Olympic 800 m champion Caster...

ATHLETICS: Semenya vs. IAAF decision delayed until end of April

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport posted a notice on Friday that its decision in the South African challenge to the International Association of...

THE BIG PICTURE: Newspaper story ignites forthcoming hearing on IAAF’s regulations on female athletes

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The question of whether and how the IAAF can regulate the definition of “women” in track & field is now at the boiling point,...

LANE ONE: WADA lets Russia skate for now, but there is a new line...

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There wasn’t much surprise from the conference-call meeting of the World Ani-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee on Tuesday (22nd) as it confirmed the continuation of...

ANTI-DOPING: A call for ethics in sports medicine

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The chief of the United States Anti-Doping Agency is now campaigning about more than doping; he’s now working on ethical use of allowed drugs. Travis...

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