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THE BIG PICTURE: Tokyo 2020 moves forward slowly, but talk about the Games is...

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LANE ONE: Bach underlines partnership with organizers as Dakar 2022 YOG moved to 2026;...

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HEARD AT HALFTIME: No money, no Russians in international T&F; Gwen Berry spurns grant;...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● As expected, World Athletics did not receive the $5 million...

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...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: U.S. Marathon Trials coming Saturday; World Baseball Classic sites revealed; more...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport (updated): ● Vox Populi ● We received several reader comments on recent stories,...

LANE ONE: Sports in the ‘20s will be an American showcase, but is Africa...

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If you are a fan of international sports living in the United States, there’s no doubt that the 2020s are going to be great....

LANE ONE: Swiss success in hosting Winter Youth Olympic Games polishes the IOC’s promise...

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Now that the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games has concluded and the grandstands and signs are coming down, it’s worth considering what was achieved...

THE TICKER: Everyone wants in on the Russian appeal of its suspension by WADA

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Doping ● It seems that everybody is in on the appeal of the...

LANE ONE: The IOC hands out lots of medals, but soon might be in...

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Having watched the International Olympic Committee at work from near and far over 40 years, it is amazing how that organization has changed, especially...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Diack trial postponed after son’s testimony shows up from Senegal

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: The new year has barely begun and the headlines are all about doping,...

LANE ONE: Did the IOC just cut the size of the 2032 Olympic Village...

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For more than a century, the International Olympic Committee asked cities to stage its Olympic Games, often requiring the building of new housing, hotels...

LANE ONE: Are the IAAF World Championships the last laugh for Lamine Diack?

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For those who care about track & field – as I do – the current edition of the IAAF World Championships are at the...

TSX DAILY: World Urban Games finished in Budapest, but was it a success? Plus...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 17 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: World Urban Games draws 50,000 spectators over three days in Budapest The first...

LANE ONE: “The World Championships aren’t important. The Olympics are important.”

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Olympic sport is often ignored in the U.S., even at the level of the World Championships, when the same athletes who will be in...

LANE ONE: Ex-Rio governor tells court of $2 million in bribes to buy Rio...

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Sergio Cabral, who served as the governor of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro from 2007-14, told a Brazilian court on Thursday that...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC Session confirms all of the Bach-led reforms for now and...

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The International Olympic Committee membership agreed with all of the initiatives and reforms passed by its Executive Board and gave its President, Thomas Bach...

LANE ONE: The strange story of the International Boxing Association gets even stranger

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As had been expected, the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board took no action concerning the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on the final day of...

LANE ONE: Thomas Bach’s IOC wants “to get the couch potatoes off the couch”

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The focus of the Olympic Movement has changed. It was, until very recently, to stage the greatest sports spectacle in the world. But in a...

LANE ONE: The top Olympic-sport stories of 2018, part I: Thrills, yes, but also...

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As the calendar runs out on 2018, it’s worth looking back at the stories that were the most compelling, the most exciting and the...

LANE ONE: Bach calls Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games “superb” in his closing remarks

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The third Youth Olympic Games closed in Buenos Aires (ARG) on Thursday evening and the nearly 4,000 athletes will now head back to their...

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