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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 Games in 2021 in July-August timeframe? U.S. ticket seller says...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● The International Olympic Committee’s...

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...

THE BIG PICTURE: Japan and IOC agree to move Games to sometime in 2021;...

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“In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the WHO today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have...

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...

THE TICKER: “No circumstance where the USOPC would send our athletes into harm’s way...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: “I think the decision about the Games themselves does not lie directly with us....

LANE ONE: Sure, the Tokyo Games are threatened by Covid-19, but what about Beijing...

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The spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) around the world is wreaking havoc with sporting events all over the globe and is threatening the Games...

THE TICKER: Coronavirus kills FIS Alpine finals; Russian athletics finally contrite; more Nassar abuse...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Alpine Skiing ● The coronavirus danger in Italy has cancelled the FIS Alpine...

LANE ONE: Nassar survivors committee targets USOPC as deep pocket in settlement vs. litigation...

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The ultimate strategy of the high-profile survivors of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse cases was unveiled via a court filing last Friday: target the assets...

LANE ONE: USA Gymnastics goes all-in with well-thought-out, $217 million offer to abuse victims

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The long, horrific saga of sexual abuse perpetrated by Larry Nassar (and others) on U.S. gymnasts is now at a crossroads, with the survivors...

LANE ONE: Mike Moran remembers the “Miracle on Ice” in Lake Placid on its...

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Time to step aside and let someone else tell the story. Mike Moran was the voice of the United States Olympic Committee, and its...

LANE ONE: Should all Olympians be paid? Be careful what you ask for, because...

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(Before getting too far, condolences are due to the family and many friends of basketball superstar – and two-time Olympic gold medalist – Kobe...

THE TICKER: USOPC provides $525,000 for Athletes’ Advisory Council, NCAA allows more Olympic-athlete support

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee ● Another of the urgent desires of...

LANE ONE: The top stories coming in 2020, part 2: More courtroom drama, more...

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Look for tumultuous year on and off the field of play in 2020, with the Tokyo Games coming, but a lot of drama before...

LANE ONE: Is anything going on in world sport besides Russia and doping? Yes,...

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There’s the NFL heading toward the playoffs and the baseball Hot Stove League is on fire right now, but in the Olympic world, all...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Here’s how the 2028 Olympic Games can be taken away from...

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= TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 18 November 2019 = ● LANE ONE ● Conspiracy theorists, here's how Los Angeles loses the 2028 Olympic Games! Although there were a lot of other...

LANE ONE: Conspiracy theorists, here’s how Los Angeles loses the 2028 Olympic Games!

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In the midst of all the other activity in Washington, D.C. last week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation approved and...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Nike’s critics look to the past, but Mary Cain is about...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 14 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Nike’s critics look to the past, but Mary Cain asks about Nike’s T&F future Mary Cain’s...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Athlete shrieking over the Diamond League obscures the real issue; world...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 11 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Athlete shrieking over dropped Diamond League events misses the point completely When the...

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