Why is FINA trying to keep swimmers from making money at swimming?

TSX HEADLINES – for December 17, 2018: Two Olympic gold medalists – one from the U.S. and one from Hungary – and a U.S. national champion have filed a class-action suit against the international federation for swimming, known as “FINA.” Why? Because they won’t let them swim for appearance and prize money in a series which (more…)

Why is FINA trying to keep swimmers from making money at swimming?

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

TSX HEADLINES – for November 21, 2018: The Olympic Movement was shaken to its core by the revelations of Russian whistle-blowers who revealed the state-run doping program in force from 2011-15. It caught the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee and the international federations off guard and not quite sure how to deal with (more…)

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

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

TSX HEADLINES – for November 12, 2018: If you’re a fan of Olympic sports, you should be looking forward to the key competitions deciding who is the best of the best, on the road to the Olympic Games, right? Not quite. Instead, this week illustrates the turmoil that the Olympic Movement is currently in. On (more…)

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

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Remarkable WADA investigation of Kenyan doping finds it “unsophisticated”

TSX HEADLINES – for October 1, 2018: The World Anti-Doping Agency released a very interesting report last week on the doping situation in Kenya, which will have far-reaching effects. First, it established that the continued doping positives among Kenyan distance-running athletes is not the product of a Russian-style central cabal and that it’s rather disorganized. (more…)

Remarkable WADA investigation of Kenyan doping finds it “unsophisticated”

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Korea’s Gangwon Province pops the IOC’s cost-containment balloon

TSX HEADLINES – for September 7, 2018: Six months after the closing of the PyeongChang Winter Games and Paralympic Games, the host Gangwon Province is reported to be in the midst of “conflict with locals and unpaid wages continue to plague the local government, while the astronomically expensive venues sit empty.” The governor of the (more…)

Korea’s Gangwon Province pops the IOC’s cost-containment balloon

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