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TSX DAILY: New ESPN promo urges kids to keep playing, but are they really...

= TSX DAILY ~ 19 August 2019 = | 1. | LANE ONE: U.S. survey says most kids quit sports by age 11, but is there really...

THE BIG PICTURE: Seven more Russian weightlifters suspended for suspected doping by IWF

The International Weightlifting Federation announced its second batch of provisional suspensions this week of Russian weightlifters who competed between 2006 and 2017, for violations...

TSX DAILY: If you’re looking for sponsorship, the only thing worse than track really...

= TSX DAILY ~ 14 August 2019 = | 1. |  LANE ONE: If you’re a track & field athlete and looking for sponsorship, there isn’t...

THE BIG PICTURE: Five Russian weightlifters charged with doping violations

The treasure trove of laboratory data and doping specimens retrieved from the Moscow Laboratory by the World Anti-Doping Agency earlier this year appears to...

TSX DAILY: Stunning results at U.S. swim Nationals, anti-Games activists channeling Groucho, and remembering...

= TSX DAILY ~ 5 August 2019 = | 1. | SWIMMING: New talent shines at the 2019 USA Swimming Nationals, as if the U.S. didn’t...

TSX DAILY: U.S. men’s soccer players want their “fair share” of revenues; how much...

= TSX DAILY ~ 2 August 2019 = | 1. |  LANE ONE: U.S. men’s soccer players want a “fair share” ~ how much is that? The United...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Gyarfas charged in 1998 murder plot; worries about IAAF Council candidates...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Aquatics ● Back in May, we asked why the international federation responsible...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: More weightlifting doping positives, new T&F world leaders and the future...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● Although weightlifting has been fully reinstated into the Olympic sports...

WEIGHTLIFTING: U.S. takes 22 golds, both team titles in Pan American Championships

A resurgent U.S. weightlifting squad made a powerful statement at the 2019 Pan American Championships in Guatemala City (GUA), winning both team titles and...

WEIGHTLIFTING: Colombia and U.S. headline Pan American Champs in Guatemala, starting next Tuesday

The annual Pan American Championships is in Guatemala City (GUA) in the Coliseo Deportiva, with Colombia and the U.S. expected to be the leaders...

LANE ONE: Weightlifting confirmed for Paris 2024 by the IOC Executive Board

The International Weightlifting Federation was the big winner on the first day of the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board in Lausanne (SUI) on Tuesday,...

LANE ONE: Crucial IOC Executive Board meeting this week in Switzerland could impact multiple...

We’re going to have some interesting days starting on Tuesday as the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board meets in Lausanne (SUI). A series of...

LANE ONE: Which Olympic sports are going to die?

There was a collective eyebrow-raising in the world of Olympic sports when the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) released its “Future of...

THE BIG PICTURE: Thailand to skip Olympic weightlifting to atone for eight Worlds positives

Weightlifting has become a favored sport in Thailand, especially after the 2016 Olympic Games, in which Thais won four medals, including golds in the...

WEIGHTLIFTING: 10 wins for China in IWF World Cup in Fuzhou

The IWF’s World Cup, part of the qualifying program for the 2020 Tokyo Games, was a showcase for the host Chinese, who won 10...

THE BIG PICTURE: Bad news for weightlifting after six Thai positives

The International Weightlifting Federation has turned itself inside out trying to eliminate the scourge of doping, but it has been difficult. Despite a massive education...

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

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...

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

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...

WEIGHTLIFTING: 13 doping positives is not good news

For a sport which is under threat of removal from the 2024 Olympic program by the International Olympic Committee, the weekend brought bad news....

LANE ONE: Dealing with state-run doping: Indecision, then punishment, now a defined protocol

Since the Russian doping scandal exploded in 2015, a series of organizations have tried to deal with the fallout, including what to do with...

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