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

TSX HEADLINES – for December 17, 2018: Two Olympic gold medalists – one from the U.S. and one from Hungary – and a U.S. national champion have filed a class-action suit against the international federation for swimming, known as “FINA.” Why? Because they won’t let them swim for appearance and prize money in a series which (more…)

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

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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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Fasten your seat belt: The Olympic Movement has a rough November ahead

TSX HEADLINES – for November 12, 2018: If you’re a fan of Olympic sports, you should be looking forward to the key competitions deciding who is the best of the best, on the road to the Olympic Games, right? Not quite. Instead, this week illustrates the turmoil that the Olympic Movement is currently in. On (more…)

Fasten your seat belt: The Olympic Movement has a rough November ahead

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Not all hosting costs are going down; Budapest to spend $111 million on IAAF ‘23!

TSX HEADLINES – for November 9, 2018: The track & field world championships are one of the most-recognized sporting events on the planet, perhaps only behind the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup. And like both of those two events, it’s not cheap. In fact, the recent cost of the event, at about $80 (more…)

Not all hosting costs are going down; Budapest to spend $111 million on IAAF ‘23!

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Boxing elects “organized crime” leader Rakhimov as president; now what?

TSX HEADLINES – for November 5, 2018: It’s pretty unusual for elections of international sports federation presidents to make much noise. But when the federation is boxing, which is being told that the sport could be eliminated for the 2020 Olympic Games and it elects a man that the U.S. Treasury Department says is an (more…)

Boxing elects “organized crime” leader Rakhimov as president; now what?

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