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THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics hires a new chief executive (again)

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USA Gymnastics has been targeted by the United States Olympic Committee for de-certification as the National Governing Body for the sport, but it isn’t...

LANE ONE: The USOC figured out that it has an undiscovered sponsor: the NCAA

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With all of the news about Congressional commissions and inquiries into the United States Olympic Committee, an important story appeared in the 21 January...

THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics stays on course, makes new hires

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For an organization that the United States Olympic Committee is trying to destroy, USA Gymnastics seems quite alive and even well. New USAG chair Kathryn...

LANE ONE: “Team Integrity” has its own recommendations for USOC reform; some of them...

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The introduction of a bill by Colorado Senator Cory Gardner (R) to form a Congressionally-managed committee to review the operations of the United States Olympic...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 21 January 2019

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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...

LANE ONE: More projections on what the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics...

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Last Tuesday’s introduction of a bill by U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) may be the start of a process which will empanel a 16-member...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 18 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of the week (so far) in the turbulent world of international...

LANE ONE: What will the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics and Paralympics...

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The introduction of a bill by U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) on Wednesday is the first step on what could be a fairly rapid...

THE BIG PICTURE: Colorado Senator Gardner introduces bill to review the USOC

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Now we are getting serious. After all of the posturing, press releases and yelling about reform of the United States Olympic Committee, the only body...

LANE ONE: Athlete protests about the USOC demonstrate how to miss an opportunity

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Much has been made over the past several days about protests from a group of athletes calling themselves the “Committee to Restore Integrity to...

LANE ONE: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in Olympic...

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If you thought 2018 was a rough year for the Olympic Movement, in board rooms, courtrooms and the halls of the U.S. Congress, get...

LANE ONE: The top Olympic-sport stories of 2018, part II: Nassar overshadows all

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As 2018 fades away, what were the top stories of the year in the Olympic Movement, both in the U.S. and worldwide? We found...

LANE ONE: U.S. House committee report indicates little change coming to the Ted Stevens...

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While the Ropes & Gray Report on the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal has grabbed most of the national headlines, an important report from one...

THE BIG PICTURE: Salt Lake City selected by USOC for a future Winter Games...

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The U.S. is back in the Olympic bidding business, this time for an Olympic Winter Games. At its Board of Directors meeting in San Francisco...

UNITED STATES OLYMPIC COMMITTEE: Blackmun referred to U.S. Justice Dept.

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Former USOC chief executive Scott Blackmun faces new legal issues as a follow-up to the release of the Ropes & Gray report last week...

LANE ONE: The Nassar sex-abuse scandal: What actually happened (and didn’t happen)?

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The long-awaited report on the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal in gymnastics from the Boston-based Ropes & Gray law firm was made public on Monday...

LANE ONE: USOC’s reformation attempt with gymnastics is only its latest NGB adventure

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The move by the United States Olympic Committee to institute revocation of recognition proceedings against USA Gymnastics drew headlines in the wake of the...

LANE ONE: USA Gymnastics to USOC: “We’re not dead yet”

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You have to give credit to the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors. They aren’t giving up and they are not about to roll over...

LANE ONE: Walking in parallel, the IOC and USOC are reworking their power over...

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Perhaps not unexpectedly, the International Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Committee are walking, side-by-side, down a parallel road of de-certification of a...

THE BIG PICTURE: More pressure on the U.S. Olympic Committee in the Larry Nassar...

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While most of the focus in the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal has been on his employer, Michigan State University, and USA Gymnastics, where he...

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