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HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: IAAF’s women’s regs suspended by Swiss Court, so Semenya can run...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● South Africa’s Caster Semenya won a round against the International...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Tough times for Jamaican track … off the field?

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Uneasy signs for the sport in Jamaica, where this weekend’s Jamaica...

THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics’ future collides with its present over the next seven...

On Tuesday, USA Gymnastics announced that the 2020 Olympic Trials in Artistic Gymnastics will be held at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri...

THE BIG PICTURE: Nassar abuse survivors have until 29 April to file claims vs....

The wheels of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court are now spinning on the USA Gymnastics filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection, with the posting of...

LANE ONE: More projections on what the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics...

Last Tuesday’s introduction of a bill by U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) may be the start of a process which will empanel a 16-member...

LANE ONE: What will the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics and Paralympics...

The introduction of a bill by U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) on Wednesday is the first step on what could be a fairly rapid...

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...

LANE ONE: The top Olympic-sport stories of 2018, part II: Nassar overshadows all

As 2018 fades away, what were the top stories of the year in the Olympic Movement, both in the U.S. and worldwide? We found...

LANE ONE: Larry Nassar preyed on young girls; why is gymnastics focused that way?

Larry Nassar has been convicted of crimes that will keep him in jail for the rest of his life. He sexually abused hundreds of...

LANE ONE: The Nassar sex-abuse scandal: What actually happened (and didn’t happen)?

The long-awaited report on the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal in gymnastics from the Boston-based Ropes & Gray law firm was made public on Monday...

THE BIG PICTURE: More pressure on the U.S. Olympic Committee in the Larry Nassar...

While most of the focus in the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal has been on his employer, Michigan State University, and USA Gymnastics, where he...

THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics estimates $75 million cost of Nassar’s claims on insurance

There was significant reporting this past week about the filings by USA Gymnastics of its 2017 financial statements and its IRS Form 990 tax...

THE BIG PICTURE: Ex-USA Gymnastics chief Steve Penny indicted

When former USA Gymnastics chief executive Steve Penny (pictured) declined to answer any questions last June from the U.S. Senate Commerce Sub-committee that was...

THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics in trouble again

USA Gymnastics dug itself into a deeper hole with the hiring and firing of Mary Lee Tracy as the Elite Development Coordinator, responsible for...

Why Scott Blackmun is right and Sports Illustrated is wrong

TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 26, 2018: All the commentators are chiming in about the Larry Nassar scandal and what should happen to Michigan...

Why Scott Blackmun is right and Sports Illustrated is wrong

TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 26, 2018: All the commentators are chiming in about the Larry Nassar scandal and what should happen to Michigan...

Could the Larry Nassar scandal bankrupt USA Gymnastics?

TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 24, 2018: The Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State involved perhaps 33 victims and cost the university more than...

Could the Larry Nassar scandal bankrupt USA Gymnastics?

TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 24, 2018: The Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State involved perhaps 33 victims and cost the university more than...

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