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LANE ONE: Who’s in the money? EXCLUSIVE analysis of our survey of International Federation...

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Each of the International Federations which have a sport on the program of the Olympic Games is its own fiefdom, setting its own rules...

LANE ONE: Show me the money, part 2! Our EXCLUSIVE research on the finances...

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Yesterday, we profiled the financial situation of 14 of the 28 International Federations with sports on the program of the Olympic Games. Today we...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: What’s in the IOC’s $650 million cost for postponing Tokyo; Stefanidi...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● We received a lot of response to Sunday’s Lane...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Comments on Guy Drut and reinventing the Games; pole vaulting for...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● We received a lot of comments following our 29...

THE TICKER: Aimless chatter on Tokyo; Bach sees virus crisis leading to a coordinated...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● The endless cycle of comments,...

LANE ONE: France’s Guy Drut says the Games “must reinvent themselves”; how about throwing...

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France’s Guy Drut is best known as the 1976 Olympic champion in the 110 m hurdles and a a controversial politician in his home...

THE TICKER: USA Swimming confirms dates for 2021 Olympic Trials, but T&F faces a...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● U.S. Olympic Trials ● The highest-profile U.S. Olympic Trials events had been lined...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: U.S. Dept. of Justice indicts four on bribes for 2018 and...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: The U.S. Department of Justice unsealed indictments against four men accused of receiving...

LANE ONE: The coronavirus crisis is an opportunity to blow sport up and start...

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THE BIG PICTURE: World Games moved to 2022; three T&F champs in six weeks...

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THE TICKER: More Tokyo bid questions? Swimming in chaos after Tokyo goes to 2021;...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● Just when it seemed like...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Tokyo 2020 dates confirmed for 2021; domino effect on calendar begins;...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● To the surprise of...

LANE ONE: Ingratitude, money, politics, winners and losers ~ 5 takeaways from the Tokyo...

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I beg your pardon I never promised you a rose garden Along with the sunshine There's gotta be a little rain some time ~ from the 1970 Grammy...

THE BIG PICTURE: 2020 Games postponement confirmed; the back story behind the decision; USOPC...

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There’s no let-up in the stories – and intrigue – with the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and the decision to postpone to 2021: ●...

LANE ONE: IOC followed World Health Organization advice, not athlete criticism, to arrive at...

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The World Health Organization and Africa. Those were the triggers that led the International Olympic Committee to decide, in concert with the Japanese government...

LANE ONE: Cue the dominoes, as the collateral damage of moving the Olympic Games...

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The joint announcement by the International Olympic Committee and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad will be celebrated...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Canada, Australia say they won’t go to Tokyo in 2020; Athletics...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● Sunday was one of...

NOLIGHTS: International sport is dark this week and for weeks to come; an IF-by-IF...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: As the COVID-19 pandemic has taken hold worldwide, competition has ceased. Here is a listing of the...

LANE ONE: Vise is tightening on Tokyo 2020 as USA Swimming, USA Track &...

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Until Friday, the calls for postponement or cancellation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games had mostly come from individual athletes. Some were expansive, some...

LANE ONE: No change in the IOC position on Tokyo 2020 on Wednesday, or...

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“I think the goal is definitely to get to the 24th July and the Tokyo Olympic Games but we also have to be realistic...

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