Home Tags Russia

Tag: Russia

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 […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

5-RING CIRCUS: Beckie Scott “bullied” at WADA ExCo meeting?

The latest headlines from the reinstatement of Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency came from former Canadian cross-country skier Beckie Scott, a member of the WADA Compliance Review Committee, from which she resigned after its recommendation for reinstatement. She told the BBC’s Dan Roan that “the treatment she faced was ‘indicative of a general attitude […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

THE 5-RING CIRCUS: U.S. Justice Dept. indicts seven Russian hackers

The United States Department of Justice announced on Thursday a series of seven indictments against members of the Russian Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU), a unit of the Russian military. The announcement of the indictments noted that “Among the goals of the conspiracy was to publicize stolen information as part of an influence and disinformation campaign […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

The IAAF shows an iron hand to Russia on doping … and it’s...

TSX HEADLINES – for July 30, 2018: The president of the International Olympic Committee said he was ready to welcome Russia back into the Olympic Movement. The International Association of Athletics Federations – the IAAF – said not so fast. At its Council meeting last week, the IAAF’s task force on the Russian issue maintained […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

The IAAF shows an iron hand to Russia on doping … and it’s...

TSX HEADLINES – for July 30, 2018: The president of the International Olympic Committee said he was ready to welcome Russia back into the Olympic Movement. The International Association of Athletics Federations – the IAAF – said not so fast. At its Council meeting last week, the IAAF’s task force on the Russian issue maintained […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

As a team, Team USA ranks 85th; pretty good for two Games every...

TSX HEADLINES – for May 23, 2018: One of the positive aspects of the digital age is that audiences can be measured with more precision than ever before. That’s especially true on social media site such as Facebook and Twitter. One such survey of audiences on Twitter showed that while soccer teams in Spain and […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

As a team, Team USA ranks 85th; pretty good for two Games every...

TSX HEADLINES – for May 23, 2018: One of the positive aspects of the digital age is that audiences can be measured with more precision than ever before. That’s especially true on social media site such as Facebook and Twitter. One such survey of audiences on Twitter showed that while soccer teams in Spain and […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

Back to the Cold War: Russia trying not to come to the Wrestling...

TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 30, 2018: While Great Britain, the U.S. and other European countries are throwing out Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former Russian spy, the Russians are doing the same and … targeting wrestling for revenge. The newest furor is whether a Russian team will come to the Freestyle World […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

Back to the Cold War: Russia trying not to come to the Wrestling...

TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 30, 2018: While Great Britain, the U.S. and other European countries are throwing out Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former Russian spy, the Russians are doing the same and … targeting wrestling for revenge. The newest furor is whether a Russian team will come to the Freestyle World […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

If the Russians don’t want to play, why should they have to stay?

TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 23, 2018: The tug of war about sport and Russia is getting more complicated by the day. In addition to an explosive update of the situation at the World Anti-Doping Agency Annual Symposium, the poisoning of two Russians in Britain created a call for a boycott by England at the […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

If the Russians don’t want to play, why should they have to stay?

TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 23, 2018: The tug of war about sport and Russia is getting more complicated by the day. In addition to an explosive update of the situation at the World Anti-Doping Agency Annual Symposium, the poisoning of two Russians in Britain created a call for a boycott by England at the […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

Bach’s embrace of Russia a re-run of an old Samaranch movie

TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 2, 2018: The International Olympic Committee’s quick re-embrace of Russia didn’t suit a lot of people, but for those who have watched the Olympic Movement over time, we’ve seen this movie before. IOC chief Thomas Bach became a member in 1991 and had 10 years to learn from the brilliant […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

Bach’s embrace of Russia a re-run of an old Samaranch movie

TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 2, 2018: The International Olympic Committee’s quick re-embrace of Russia didn’t suit a lot of people, but for those who have watched the Olympic Movement over time, we’ve seen this movie before. IOC chief Thomas Bach became a member in 1991 and had 10 years to learn from the brilliant […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

EXTRA: U.S. continues sudden medal rush, while Russia lobbies to end suspension

TSX EXTRA – for Feb. 22, 2018: Although not expected to be at the top of the medal table in PyeongChang, the U.S. Olympic Team was definitely underperforming through most of the Winter Games. Suddenly, however, there’s been a medal rush – and more to come – as the Games slide toward the finish on […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

EXTRA: U.S. continues sudden medal rush, while Russia lobbies to end suspension

TSX EXTRA – for Feb. 22, 2018: Although not expected to be at the top of the medal table in PyeongChang, the U.S. Olympic Team was definitely underperforming through most of the Winter Games. Suddenly, however, there’s been a medal rush – and more to come – as the Games slide toward the finish on […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

IOC rejects Russia’s request for more plus 54 Winter Games previews

TSX HEADLINES – for Feb. 5, 2018: The International Olympic Committee’s bulky Russian-athlete invitation structure bowed up under pressure and rejected the request to allow 13 more athletes compete in PyeongChang. This was a cool and correct decision, in which the IOC’s working groups politely averted what could have been a complete implosion of the […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

IOC rejects Russia’s request for more plus 54 Winter Games previews

TSX HEADLINES – for Feb. 5, 2018: The International Olympic Committee’s bulky Russian-athlete invitation structure bowed up under pressure and rejected the request to allow 13 more athletes compete in PyeongChang. This was a cool and correct decision, in which the IOC’s working groups politely averted what could have been a complete implosion of the […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

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 $220 million … so far. The sexual-abuse scandal surrounding Dr. Larry Nassar has about 150 victims identified … and USA Gymnastics doesn’t have Penn State’s money. The reality that this scandal […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

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 $220 million … so far. The sexual-abuse scandal surrounding Dr. Larry Nassar has about 150 victims identified … and USA Gymnastics doesn’t have Penn State’s money. The reality that this scandal […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!

The top stories of 2017 – part 2: Glory, greed, drugs and surprises

TSX HEADLINES – for Dec. 28, 2017: This was the year that Usain Bolt retired, but not the way he envisioned. Mo Farah won one and lost one at the World Championships, but no one saw the stunner of the women’s Steeplechase coming. American Caeleb Dressel equaled Michael Phelps’s record of seven gold medals in […]
This post is only available to subscribers. Click here to login.
Don't have a subscription to The Sports Examiner? Click here to subscribe!
- Subscribe to The Sports Examiner -

PDF Archives

Recent Posts