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LANE ONE: Australian and Irish athletes say no protests on the podium, while USOPC...

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LANE ONE: Only half-baked: U.S. athlete statement demands that they must be heard, then...

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THE TICKER: Australia-New Zealand gets ‘23 FIFA Women’s World Cup, White House report flames...

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LANE ONE: Protest or not to protest? The IOC’s choices are hardly black or...

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LANE ONE: American athletes should write their own version of the IOC’s Rule 50:...

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“The IOC’s current position is very clear in regards to protest. Whether you agree or not, and choose to follow the rules, will be...

LANE ONE: It isn’t easy being an Olympic athlete in almost any sport, and...

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It’s hard enough to be an Olympic athlete, especially from hyper-competitive teams like the United States, China, Germany, Great Britain, Japan and elsewhere. It got...

LANE ONE: Edwin Moses is right when he says protests can’t be stopped, but...

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While the Tokyo organizers fret about the potential impact of the expanding coronavirus threat to this summer’s Olympic Games in Japan, discussions about the...

LANE ONE: Bach beams as IOC’s Athletes’ Commission issues athlete protest regulations for Tokyo...

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In late 1981, International Olympic Committee President Juan Antonio Samaranch sent a letter to German fencer Thomas Bach and others, stating “I have decided...

TSX DAILY: USOPC Hall of Fame elects Smith and Carlos, making athlete sanction threats...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 25 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: USOPC Hall of Fame committee selections renders USOPC's protest sanctions toothless Much was made...

LANE ONE: USOPC Hall of Fame committee selections renders USOPC’s protest sanctions toothless

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Remember the awards ceremony protests during the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru last month by American gold medalists Race Imboden in fencing and...

TSX DAILY: WADA confirms Russian doping inquiry on data “discrepancies”; Nye and Rogers in...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 24 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Russian doping data “discrepancies are not random” per AIU  The World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed...

The “other” anthem protest: Wayne Collett, Vince Matthews and the 1972 Games

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PALM DESERT, September 29, 2017 – The current furor over sitting, standing, protesting and counter-protesting of the U.S. national anthem is old news for...

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