LA2028’s first presentation: “What are you going to do for the next 10 years?”

TSX HEADLINES – for November 30, 2018: Since being selected to host the 2028 Olympic Games last year, little has been heard from the LA28 organizing committee. It has been laying low, but Chair Casey Wasserman (pictured) was center stage at the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees in Tokyo. His presentation (more…)

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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WADA Board holds the line on Russia, expands internal independence drive

TSX HEADLINES – for November 16, 2018: There was no explosion at the World Anti-Doping Agency Foundation Board meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan on Thursday, but there was some important progress. A WADA delegation will go to Moscow on 28 November to work out the details for getting the Moscow Lab records for the 2011-15 scandal (more…)

WADA Board holds the line on Russia, expands internal independence drive

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Where there once were too few, are there now too many competitions?

TSX HEADLINES – for October 3, 2018: A very thoughtful and forward-looking man named Robert Kane was the president of the United States Olympic Committee between 1977 and 1981. He was the head of the USOC during the “Miracle on Ice” Winter Games in Lake Placid, and had to deal with the U.S. government-imposed boycott (more…)

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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