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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U.S. Senate hearing outcome: 50% of USOC revenue directly to athletes?

TSX HEADLINES – for June 6, 2018: The headlines from Tuesday’s U.S. Senate sub-committee hearing are all about ex-USA Gymnastics chief Steve Penny invoking the Fifth Amendment and refusing to answer any questions at all. That was not the critical outcome. In fact, the key testimony came before Penny even took his seat at the (more…)

Katie Ledecky’s Star Trek problem: To boldly go where no one has gone before?

TSX HEADLINES – for May 18, 2018: In her first swim as a professional athlete, Katie Ledecky set a world record in the 1,500 m Freestyle. Then she won the 400 m Freestyle in a world-leading time on Thursday. But she’s already the best in the world in those events. What about Tokyo in 2020? (more…)

Katie Ledecky’s Star Trek problem: To boldly go where no one has gone before?

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U.S. performance in PyeongChang wasn’t great, but it wasn’t a disaster

The U.S. team at the Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang (Photo: Jon Gaede) TSX HEADLINES – for Feb. 28, 2018: The U.S. medal count in PyeongChang wasn’t what was hoped for and there were plenty of critics. Plenty. But a closer examination of how the U.S. did as a team, based on our own exclusive analysis (more…)

U.S. performance in PyeongChang wasn’t great, but it wasn’t a disaster

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