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TSX DAILY: “Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?” is the wrong question ~...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 28 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: World Champion asks "Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?"  In last week’s edition...

SWIMMING Preview: Worlds are over, so the World Cup begins and the Iron Lady...

The high point for swimming’s popularity in three out of every four years – the World Championships and the Olympic Games – has passed,...

LANE ONE: Is swimming climbing toward heaven, or walking the tightrope across the pit...

Since Rupert Murdoch’s audacious $1.6 billion bid that moved National Football League games from CBS to the new Fox network in 1993, sports television...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 18 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of the week (so far) in the turbulent world of international...

SWIMMING: FINA confirms no suspensions, talks up Champions Swim Series to national federations

To the surprise of almost no one, the International Federation for aquatic sports, FINA, declared that no athletes would be suspended for participating in...

LANE ONE: Echoes of the failed Int’l Track Association in the new Int’l Swimming...

Being old does have some benefits. One of them – for as long as it lasts – is memory. When the International Swimming League (ISL)...

THE BIG PICTURE: FINA and Int’l Swimming League trade barbs

The furor between the International Swimming League (ISL) and the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) continued unabated this week. ISL held a meeting in London...

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

If you listen to the leaders of the Olympic Movement, and especially International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach of Germany, you will hear –...

THE BIG PICTURE: After being sued, FINA announces new meet series

In the blowback from the twin lawsuits filed against it for restraint of trade in the U.S., the International Federation for swimming, FINA, suddenly...

SWIMMING: Two anti-trust suits filed against FINA

The decision by FINA to implode the Energy for Swim meet in Turin, which had the interest and support of many top athletes in...

THE BIG PICTURE: Breaststroke champ Adam Peaty rips FINA over lack of athlete pay...

The furor among some of the top swimmers in the world over FINA’s forced cancellation of the International Swimming League-affiliated Energy for Swim meet,...

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