Who’s the best? The IAAF is down to its top five Athlete of the Year nominees

TSX HEADLINES – for November 28, 2018: With all the reports of corruption, doping and financial problems, it’s nice to talk about sport for a change. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will name its Athletes of the Year in Monaco next week, with five excellent choices in the men’s and women’s divisions. Who (more…)

Who’s the best? The IAAF is down to its top five Athlete of the Year nominees

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Behind-the-scenes compromise has WADA poised to reinstate Russia on Thursday

TSX HEADLINES – for September 17, 2018: A sudden turn in the story of Russian doping and its suspension by the World Anti-Doping Agency: WADA appears ready to authorize reinstatement! A quiet exchange of letters between the Russian Sports Ministry and the WADA leadership starting last June led to an unexpected recommendation that Russia’s Anti-Doping (more…)

Behind-the-scenes compromise has WADA poised to reinstate Russia on Thursday

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Tokyo 2020 swimming schedule will allow six medals each for Ledecky & Dressel

TSX HEADLINES – for September 14, 2018: The detailed schedule for the 2020 Olympic swimming competition has been released by the Tokyo organizing committee. What it tells us is what to expect from American stars like Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel. Ledecky caught a couple of breaks with the introduced of new events to the (more…)

Tokyo 2020 swimming schedule will allow six medals each for Ledecky & Dressel

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The new Games: on the beach, in town, maybe in combat?

TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 23, 2018: The Olympic Games is the pinnacle of sports. But it is not the beginning or the end. Two important organizations, both led by current members of the International Olympic Committee, have joined the International Sports Federations and the National Olympic Committees together for new events, outside of and (more…)

A perfect storm could lead the IOC to a new, worldwide relevance

TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 20, 2018: Almost everything seems to be going wrong for the International Olympic Committee right now, but that may change in time. The IOC is showing some new vigor, reportedly forming a task force to work on new rules that would ban countries not only from hosting Olympic Games, but (more…)

A perfect storm could lead the IOC to a new, worldwide relevance

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