USA Gymnastics to the USOC: “We’re not dead yet”

TSX HEADLINES – for December 7, 2018: The not-widely-foreseen filing by USA Gymnastics for financial protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code demonstrates considerable moxie on behalf of an organization which is considered a cast member of “The Walking Dead.” In a single act, USA Gymnastics shut down the current and future legal (more…)

USA Gymnastics to the USOC: “We’re not dead yet”

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EXTRA: Dutch skater ter Mors beats Ledecka to the history books

Skating star Jorien ter Mors of the Netherlands TSX EXTRA– for Feb. 20, 2018: The shock of Ester Ledecka’s victory in the women’s Super-G race led many to think she would become the first to win medals in two different sports in the same Winter Games. After all, she’s the favorite in the Parallel Giant (more…)

EXTRA: Time for a breather, but there is more history to be made in Korea

Finish of the Biathlon men’s 15 km Mass Start: that close after skiing 9+ miles! TSX EXTRA – for Feb. 18, 2018: As the second half of the Games starts, the pace is a little slower. Only six finals on Sunday and just three on the schedule for Monday. But there is history to be (more…)

PyeongChang preview no. 1: Bobsleigh

TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 31, 2018: The frantic pace of the winter World Cups has finally slowed down enough to start looking ahead to the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Korea, coming 8 February. We stop first at bobsleigh, expected to be dominated by Germany, especially in the absence of American star driver Steven (more…)

The IOC takes a holiday from sport to work on politics

The IOC’s signing ceremony with the two Koreas (courtesy IOC/Greg Martin) TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 22, 2018: The International Olympic Committee took a break from worrying about the technical details of the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Games and played politics. President Thomas Bach held a conference and signed an agreement to allow North Korea to (more…)

The IOC takes a holiday from sport to work on politics

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