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LANE ONE: IOC members will choose the 2026 host on Monday, but are already...

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The International Olympic Committee membership will meet on Monday in Lausanne (SUI) to select the host city/region for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games, but...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Still more London doping, Gabe Grunewald passes and Sha’Carri Richardson goes...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXX Olympiad: London 2012 ● The International Olympic Committee...

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...

5-RING CIRCUS: Calgary ends its 2026 Winter Games bid

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The Calgary bid for the 2026 Winter Games was officially “suspended” by a 15-0 vote of the City Council, following the defeat of the...

THE BIG PICTURE: What happens now in Calgary?

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The International Olympic Committee reacted to the public rejection of Calgary’s plan to bid for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games last Tuesday with a...

THE 5-RING CIRCUS: Calgary’s new problem is how to fund venue maintenance

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The Calgary bid is dead, and one of the results is that no Games funding will become available for the repairs already needed to...

LANE ONE: Calgary turns away from the 2026 Winter Games by 56-44%

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It took a long time to get everyone in who wanted to vote, but Elections Calgary finally announced the results of the city’s referendum...

LANE ONE: Fasten your seat belt: The Olympic Movement has a rough November ahead

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This promises to be a turbulent week for the Olympic Movement with two major off-the-field events taking place in Canada and Azerbaijan and at...

LANE ONE: Calgary 2026 bid comes back from the dead … on Halloween!

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On Wednesday, the Calgary City Council voted 8-7 to kill the city’s bid for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games and yet the bid still...

LANE ONE: The numbers: Canada, Alberta and Calgary say the 2026 Games are worth...

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The best summary of a wild day of rumors and reporting on Tuesday about whether the Calgary bid for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games...

LANE ONE: Realpolitik in Calgary as Mayor Nehshi could end its 2026 bid on...

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Whether Calgary continues its bid for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games has come down to a question of money. And the bid could end on...

5-RING CIRCUS: It’s getting louder in Calgary

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The decibel level in Calgary about its potential bid for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games is getting higher. In the aftermath of the Province of...

5-RING CIRCUS: Alberta pledges C$700 million for Calgary 2026, but no more

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Along with the drama in Stockholm, where the city’s 2026 bid will not have municipal government financial support, there was a significant development in...

IOC: Session approves new members, refugee team and YOG to Senegal

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A lot of activity during the final day of the IOC’s Session in Buenos Aires (ARG), including: ∙ Election of nine new members, including six...

THE 5-RING CIRCUS: Calgary, Milan-Cortina and Stockholm recommended for 2026 Winter Games

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The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board recommended that the full membership extend invitations to compete for the 2026 Games to three candidates: Calgary (CAN),...

LANE ONE: IOC starts answering its bid problems with Allianz sponsorship

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It’s no secret that the International Olympic Committee has a “trust” problem. Communities, especially in Europe, have demonstrated via political actions and referenda, that having...

THE BIG PICTURE: Calgary’s 2026 bid lives another day …

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The Calgary bid for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games lived to fight another day after a closed-door, late-night vote continued the bid by a...

LANE ONE: Decision day coming this week for Calgary (and the IOC) for 2026

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The Calgary City Council could end the city’s bid for the Olympic Winter Games in 2026 on Monday or Tuesday after a detailed projection...

THE BIG PICTURE: 53% support Calgary’s Olympic bid for 2026

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The coming referendum in Calgary (CAN) about the city’s candidature for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games is heating up. According to the GamesBids.com site, the...

As the IOC tackles its problems, its members are invisible

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TSX HEADLINES – for August 8, 2018: When the International Olympic Committee decided it needed to speak directly to the people of Calgary about...

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