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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Comebacking Bromell steams to 9.90 win in Florida; honors for Jim...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport (updated): ● Athletics ● The comeback story of 2020 is 2016 Olympic sprinter...

MILLER TIME: Thomas Bach’s bid to upstage Sisyphus

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/It’s a great pleasure to present this guest column by one of the most knowledgeable observers of the Olympic Movement, Britain’s David Miller. For...

THE TICKER: Honoring Dick Shea; more money info on ANOC and UIPM; Diack trial...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● More Memorial Day memories ● Further to Tuesday’s notes from Barry Schreiber on...

LANE ONE: Staggering, brilliant, astonishing portal to Olympic history opens with debut of Olympedia.org

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What makes the Olympic Games different from all other competitions in sport is history. From its beginning as a religious festival in ancient Greece to...

LANE ONE: Who’s in the money? EXCLUSIVE analysis of our survey of International Federation...

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/Updated to include new posting for Modern Pentathlon/ Each of the International Federations which have a sport on the program of the Olympic Games...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Track not dead; UK Sports asks for more money; UK Athletics...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● On the responses to our 24 April story about...

LANE ONE: Was Juan Antonio Samaranch, the man who made the IOC modern, its...

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In the continuing tumult over the future of the Tokyo Games and the worldwide struggle with the coronavirus, the 10-year anniversary of the passing...

LANE ONE: France’s Guy Drut says the Games “must reinvent themselves”; how about throwing...

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France’s Guy Drut is best known as the 1976 Olympic champion in the 110 m hurdles and a a controversial politician in his home...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Russian strategy for doping case now plain; Women’s World Cup could...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● What appears to be a coordinated Russian strategy to contest...

TSX DAILY: Crazy 2020 Triathlon qualifier ends in double disqualification

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= TSX DAILY ~ 15 August 2019 = | 1. |  TRIATHLON: Women’s Olympic qualifier ends with hand-in-hand Brits disqualified, but Summer Rappaport makes U.S. team  This is why...

Let’s make the Decathlon and Heptathlon more like the Modern Pentathlon!

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Track and field athletes, officials and fans have all heard the joke: “What’s more exciting: the Decathlon or watching paint dry?” If you’re not into...

After 125 years, time to say “Thanks, Baron” one more time

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PALM DESERT, November 24, 2017 – This Saturday will mark 125 years since a 29-year-old Frenchman named Pierre de Coubertin proposed that the Olympic...

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