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LANE ONE: World Anti-Doping Agency report shows progress, but SafeSport needs more help right...

On Tuesday (17), the World Anti-Doping Agency released its 2018 Annual Report that showed continued, steady progress in its activities against doping and considerably...

TSX DAILY: Winchester claims first U.S. gold at wrestling Worlds; Int’l Judo Fed suspends...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 19 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  WRESTLING: American Jacarra Winchester wins wrestling world title; more coming The United World Wrestling World Championships...

TSX DAILY: New ESPN promo urges kids to keep playing, but are they really...

= TSX DAILY ~ 19 August 2019 = | 1. | LANE ONE: U.S. survey says most kids quit sports by age 11, but is there really...

THE BIG PICTURE: Seven more Russian weightlifters suspended for suspected doping by IWF

The International Weightlifting Federation announced its second batch of provisional suspensions this week of Russian weightlifters who competed between 2006 and 2017, for violations...

TSX DAILY: If you’re looking for sponsorship, the only thing worse than track really...

= TSX DAILY ~ 14 August 2019 = | 1. |  LANE ONE: If you’re a track & field athlete and looking for sponsorship, there isn’t...

THE BIG PICTURE: Five Russian weightlifters charged with doping violations

The treasure trove of laboratory data and doping specimens retrieved from the Moscow Laboratory by the World Anti-Doping Agency earlier this year appears to...

LANE ONE: Weightlifting confirmed for Paris 2024 by the IOC Executive Board

The International Weightlifting Federation was the big winner on the first day of the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board in Lausanne (SUI) on Tuesday,...

LANE ONE: Crucial IOC Executive Board meeting this week in Switzerland could impact multiple...

We’re going to have some interesting days starting on Tuesday as the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board meets in Lausanne (SUI). A series of...

LANE ONE: Which Olympic sports are going to die?

There was a collective eyebrow-raising in the world of Olympic sports when the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) released its “Future of...

THE BIG PICTURE: Thailand to skip Olympic weightlifting to atone for eight Worlds positives

Weightlifting has become a favored sport in Thailand, especially after the 2016 Olympic Games, in which Thais won four medals, including golds in the...

THE BIG PICTURE: Bad news for weightlifting after six Thai positives

The International Weightlifting Federation has turned itself inside out trying to eliminate the scourge of doping, but it has been difficult. Despite a massive education...

LANE ONE: WADA lets Russia skate for now, but there is a new line...

There wasn’t much surprise from the conference-call meeting of the World Ani-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee on Tuesday (22nd) as it confirmed the continuation of...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 11 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 96 hours in Olympic sport: LANE...

LANE ONE: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in Olympic...

If you thought 2018 was a rough year for the Olympic Movement, in board rooms, courtrooms and the halls of the U.S. Congress, get...

WEIGHTLIFTING: 13 doping positives is not good news

For a sport which is under threat of removal from the 2024 Olympic program by the International Olympic Committee, the weekend brought bad news....

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

Since the Russian doping scandal exploded in 2015, a series of organizations have tried to deal with the fallout, including what to do with...

WEIGHTLIFTING: Avalanche of world records at IWF World Championships

Changing weight classes always creates a tsunami of new world records and with the International Weightlifting Federation moving from eight to 10 classes for...

Doesn’t the IOC need a RICO-in-reverse law to fight doping?

TSX HEADLINES – for May 7, 2018: For decades, U.S. prosecutors could not convict the leaders of organized crime because these “bosses” were not...

Doesn’t the IOC need a RICO-in-reverse law to fight doping?

TSX HEADLINES – for May 7, 2018: For decades, U.S. prosecutors could not convict the leaders of organized crime because these “bosses” were not...

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...

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