Walking in parallel, the IOC and USOC are reworking their power over Olympic sports

TSX HEADLINES – for December 5, 2018: They didn’t plan it this way, but the International Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Committee are walking, side-by-side, down two lanes of the same path. Both are now trying to figure how to discipline – or dismiss – two of their affiliated sports federations: the International (more…)

The IOC punches AIBA, is WADA being played for a dope in Russia, and Willie Banks wins

TSX HEADLINES – for December 3, 2018: There was a lot going on off the field this past weekend in international sports and we’re here to keep you informed. The International Olympic Committee is starting a process to de-certify the International Boxing Association (AIBA) akin to what the United States Olympic Committee is doing with (more…)

The IOC punches AIBA, is WADA being played for a dope in Russia, and Willie Banks wins

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This is the season to be thankful … you are not Yury Ganus

Yury Ganus, Director General of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Photo: TASS)TSX HEADLINES – for November 23, 2018: The Thanksgiving holiday period is a time for Americans to reflect on all that has gone right, and what lies ahead. One thing anyone connected with the Olympic Movement can be thankful is that they are not Yury (more…)

This is the season to be thankful … you are not Yury Ganus

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Boxing elects “organized crime” leader Rakhimov as president; now what?

TSX HEADLINES – for November 5, 2018: It’s pretty unusual for elections of international sports federation presidents to make much noise. But when the federation is boxing, which is being told that the sport could be eliminated for the 2020 Olympic Games and it elects a man that the U.S. Treasury Department says is an (more…)

Boxing elects “organized crime” leader Rakhimov as president; now what?

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Why is the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique such a Scrooge?

TSX HEADLINES – for October 26, 2018: One of the most important world championships on the 2018 calendar has started in Doha in Artistic Gymnastics. Superstars like Kohei Uchimura of Japan and Simone Biles of the U.S. are competing and trying to help their teams secure places at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. What (more…)

Why is the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique such a Scrooge?

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