Six dates that will shape Olympic sport over the next six months

Is a sport that has been part of the Olympic Games continuously since 1920 on the chopping block?

PALM DESERT, September 1, 2017 – Now that the swimming and track & field world championships are over, time to relax until the Winter Olympics, right?

Wrong.

Six key dates that will shape the direction of Olympic sports are coming up in the next six months … and we have the list in our Lane One commentary. Could one sport that has been on the Olympic program for 97 years be on the chopping block?

That story, plus this week’s upcoming action and results:

= p. 6/Archery: U.S.’s Brady Ellison in Rome to defend his World Cup Final title;
= p. 8/Football: This is serious: U.S. vs. Costa Rica in key World Cup qualifier;
= p.13/Athletics: U.S. shot putter Darrell Hill stuns with win in Diamond League final!
= p. 14/Basketball: Undefeated U.S. men win group and head to semis in AmeriCup 2017;
= p. 18/Gymnastics: Russia’s Averina twins dominating World Rhythmic Champs.

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