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FIGURE SKATING Panorama: Nathan Chen’s “transcendent greatness,” but Yuzuru Hanyu is also no. 1...

Has it been only a week since the brilliant showdown between American Nathan Chen and Japan’s double Olympic champ Yuzuru Hanyu? Chen’s dominating victory at...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: The John Coughlin story, tragic for all involved, should lead...

Let’s start with the simple fact that John Coughlin’s death is a tragedy. Whatever the circumstances and reasons that led the 33-year-old former national pairs...

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...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: Gracie Gold ‘s wise decision to forgo U.S. Skating Championships...

The definitive thing about the Gracie Gold situation is none of us on the outside still knows much definitive about the Gracie Gold situation. Gold...

GLOBETROTTING: Hanyu, Ledecká rise above it all in a year when world sport needed...

by Phil Hersh (For 28 years the Olympic Games specialist for the Chicago Tribune, Hersh is one of the true experts in the field and...

LANE ONE: The IOC is slowly – but quite surely – changing, and it...

This is usually a quiet time for the Olympic Movement and for the International Olympic Committee. But not in 2018. The winter-sports season hasn’t started...

Are we making progress? Doping tests up, positives down in 2017

TSX HEADLINES – for August 6, 2018: The World Anti-Doping Agency has published its report on worldwide testing for performance-enhancing drugs and, at least...

Are we making progress? Doping tests up, positives down in 2017

TSX HEADLINES – for August 6, 2018: The World Anti-Doping Agency has published its report on worldwide testing for performance-enhancing drugs and, at least...

The IOC adds some new 2022 Winter events, but is really thinking about 2026

TSX HEADLINES – for July 20, 2018: The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board approved the addition of seven events to the competition program for...

The IOC adds some new 2022 Winter events, but is really thinking about 2026

TSX HEADLINES – for July 20, 2018: The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board approved the addition of seven events to the competition program for...

Have doping and criminality overtaken sport? David Howman says pay attention!

TSX HEADLINES – for June 29, 2018: In a speech to a high-profile anti-doping conference in Oslo this week, the director of the Athletics...

Have doping and criminality overtaken sport? David Howman says pay attention!

TSX HEADLINES – for June 29, 2018: In a speech to a high-profile anti-doping conference in Oslo this week, the director of the Athletics...

The SafeSport Code is the U.S. standard for conduct in Olympic sports. What does...

TSX HEADLINES – for May 28, 2018: The core of the United States Olympic Committee’s response to the sexual abuse scandal engulfing multiple sports...

The SafeSport Code is the U.S. standard for conduct in Olympic sports. What does...

TSX HEADLINES – for May 28, 2018: The core of the United States Olympic Committee’s response to the sexual abuse scandal engulfing multiple sports...

Thanks to Larry Nassar, being a coach or a team doctor is going to...

TSX HEADLINES – for May 25, 2018: The House sub-committee hearing on the sexual abuse of Olympic athletes on Thursday painted a picture of...

Thanks to Larry Nassar, being a coach or a team doctor is going to...

TSX HEADLINES – for May 25, 2018: The House sub-committee hearing on the sexual abuse of Olympic athletes on Thursday painted a picture of...

New world record: 198 days for Paris 2024 budget projected to explode

TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 2, 2018: It took the Tokyo government about two years to determine that the 2020 Olympic Games budget was...

New world record: 198 days for Paris 2024 budget projected to explode

TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 2, 2018: It took the Tokyo government about two years to determine that the 2020 Olympic Games budget was...

Ho Ho Ho: The top stories of 2017, a tumultuous year in Olympic sport

TSX HEADLINES – for Dec. 25, 2017: This has been anything but a tranquil year in international sport, mixing great performances with uneasy politics,...

Ho Ho Ho: The top stories of 2017, a tumultuous year in Olympic sport

TSX HEADLINES – for Dec. 25, 2017: This has been anything but a tranquil year in international sport, mixing great performances with uneasy politics,...

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