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LANE ONE: “The World Championships aren’t important. The Olympics are important.”

Olympic sport is often ignored in the U.S., even at the level of the World Championships, when the same athletes who will be in...

LANE ONE: Morning swimming and track finals in Tokyo are the price of funding...

“Having finals in the morning, as requested by the International Olympic Committee, will enhance the visibility of athletics across all time zones.” That comment from...

LANE ONE: Which Olympic sports are going to die?

There was a collective eyebrow-raising in the world of Olympic sports when the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) released its “Future of...

The future of Olympic sport isn’t on television, or is it?

TSX HEADLINES – for May 16, 2018: Your beautiful new, flat-screen television is about to become useless for watching Olympic sports. The move to online...

The future of Olympic sport isn’t on television, or is it?

TSX HEADLINES – for May 16, 2018: Your beautiful new, flat-screen television is about to become useless for watching Olympic sports. The move to online...

Don’t they know that the Olympics is mostly a television show?

PALM DESERT, November 15, 2017 – There’s a lot of angst over lower ticket sales for February’s PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. One Korean academic...

Television: the glue that holds the Olympic Games together

PALM DESERT, September 4, 2017 – There was no such thing as television when the Olympic Games were revived in 1896. Radio networks didn’t...

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