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LANE ONE: Gyarfas responds: “I didn’t commit any crime” plus the day of...

As a result of our Lane One story on Monday about the international aquatics federation – FINA – having an accused murderer as a member of its Board and governing council, and as the Technical Delegate for Artistic Swimming at the forthcoming World Championships in Korea, we heard from … the accused himself. Tamas Gyafas […]
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LANE ONE: Beginning of the end for the Russian doping scandal, as WADA...

The seemingly endless saga of Russian and one of the largest doping scandals in history may be moving toward its final chapter after a major breakthrough was made public on Tuesday. The World Anti-Doping Agency announced that it had successfully retrieved some 2,262 samples held at the former Moscow Laboratory, including separate “A” and “B” […]
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LANE ONE: Russian involvement in elections is nothing compared to what they’re doing...

The latest turn in the saga of the International Boxing Association came last Thursday when the Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federation, Umar Kremlev, offered to pay more than $16 million to clear AIBA’s debts, on the condition that the sport be retained in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. It was only the […]
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THE BIG PICTURE: Diack investigation might be moving along after all

We noted on Tuesday that the investigation by French authorities into the influence-buying and doping cover-up involving former International Olympic Committee member and IAAF President Lamine Diack (SEN) was continuing without end. But there were new developments this week, as Agence France Presse reported that arrest warrants had been issues for former IAAF Treasurer Valentin […]
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THE BIG PICTURE: Under pressure, Japan’s Takeda to resign from Japan’s Olympic Committee...

The 71-year-old head of the Japan Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, announced on Tuesday that he will retire from the JOC and as a member of the International Olympic Committee in June. “I don’t believe I’ve done anything illegal or wrong,” Takeda said. “It’s regrettable that a shadow has been cast on the tournament because of […]
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LANE ONE: To grow track & field, Sebastian Coe of 2019 needs to...

Britain’s Sebastian Coe was one of the finest middle-distance runners of all time. He was so good and so special that he sold thousands of tickets to meets all across Europe to watch him run and often challenge one or more of his own world records at 800 m, 1,000 m or the mile, in […]
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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 sport: LANE ONE: Wednesday: There really is a change going on in Olympic bidding, if you believe what the Milan-Cortina bid has in their presentation submitted on 11 January. Its organizing […]
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ATHLETICS: Black Tidings owner admits lying to police on doping cover-up, sentenced to...

The Straits Times of Singapore reported today (17th) that Tan Tong Han, 36, has been sentenced to a week in jail for lying to authorities over payments made to cover up a Russian doping case. Han was the owner of Black Tidings, a defunct “consulting” firm which is in the middle of investigations into bribery […]
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LANE ONE: The Takeda investigation could be worse for the IOC than the...

Friday’s stunning revelation that the president of the Japan Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under investigation in France for corruption is the most serious blow to the International Olympic Committee in 20 years. Back in 1998, the IOC was rocked by the Salt Lake City scandal in which bribes and gifts were given to IOC […]
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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 ONE: Wednesday: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in Olympic politics. Our column looked at seven issues ready to boil over in 2019, including ● Will […]
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LANE ONE: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in...

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 your seat belts fastened for an even rockier ride in 2019. At the start of the year, there are already more than a handful of issues set to explode (or implode, […]
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THE BIG PICTURE: More charges filed vs. Lamine Diack

The ongoing corruption case against former IAAF president Lamine Diack (SEN) expanded this last week with new charges for breaching his fiduciary responsibilities to the organization. The new issues were filed on 26 June, but have only now come to light, indicating that Diack, now 85, allowed his son, Papa Massata Diack, to skim funds […]
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484 events you need to know about during the rest of 2018

TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 11, 2018: Forget the Winter Olympics and the FIFA World Cup and this is still a very busy year for Olympic sport. Our updated calendar of top-tier international events, including Grand Prix, World Championship and World Cup events includes 484 events across the Olympic-sport landscape from now through the end […]
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484 events you need to know about during the rest of 2018

TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 11, 2018: Forget the Winter Olympics and the FIFA World Cup and this is still a very busy year for Olympic sport. Our updated calendar of top-tier international events, including Grand Prix, World Championship and World Cup events includes 484 events across the Olympic-sport landscape from now through the end […]
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The top stories of 2018 – Part II: The Olympic Movement will be...

TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 3, 2018: If experience is any teacher, 2018 is going to be a rocky road for the Olympic Movement. Sure, the Winter Games come soon enough in February and there’s the FIFA Wold Cup in June, but those are about the highlights. In the second part of our look ahead […]
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The top stories of 2018 – Part II: The Olympic Movement will be...

TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 3, 2018: If experience is any teacher, 2018 is going to be a rocky road for the Olympic Movement. Sure, the Winter Games come soon enough in February and there’s the FIFA Wold Cup in June, but those are about the highlights. In the second part of our look ahead […]
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The ticking time bomb of Olympic bids, bribery and doping cover-ups

PALM DESERT, September 8, 2017 – High school civics classes emphasize the difference that each of us can make in our surroundings and to the people around us. One person can make a difference. For example, consider what French prosecutors are saying about 84-year-old Lamine Diack of Senegal, alleging in detail that he set up […]
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