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THE TICKER: Pound opines if Tokyo ‘21 cancels, so might Beijing ‘22; The Athletics...

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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Court of Arbitration for Sport sets hearings for Russia, Salazar &...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Court of Arbitration for Sport ● It will be a busy November...

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...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Are the IOC and Japan falling out of love? Can a...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● “The International Olympic Committee...

THE TICKER: Weightlifting loses two presidents; is Thomas Bach an IOC immortal? Cycling needs...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Weightlifting ● An era ended on Wednesday, as International Weightlifting Federation chief Tamas...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Chile proposes cheap Pan Am Games … at $507 million; the...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● XIX Pan American Games 2023 ● The organizing committee of the 2023...

CYCLING: Bernal cruises into Paris as first Colombian rider to win the Tour de...

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The final ride into Paris was only a formality for Colombia’s Egan Bernal – just 22 – to become the winner of the 106th...

CYCLING: Nibali wins emotional, shortened Stage 20 as Bernal set to win Tour de...

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More difficult weather re-arranged the Tour de France again, but a shortened Stage 20 confirmed that Colombia’s Egan Bernal is set to win the...

CYCLING: Stage 19 cut short thanks to a hailstorm that gives Colombia’s Egan Bernal...

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It was happening all over again. A fabulous climb by 22-year-old Egan Bernal of Colombia over the highest peak of the 2019 Tour de...

CYCLING: Alaphilippe flies down the Alps to keep the yellow jersey while Quintana steals...

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The experts predicted, yet again, that France’s Julian Alaphilippe would lose his lead on the brutal 18th stage of the 2019 Tour de France...

CYCLING: Trentin breaks away to win Tour de France stage 17, but the Alps...

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One of the most compelling editions of the Tour de France in recent memory is now at the decisive stage, with Thursday’s brutal triple...

LANE ONE: Welcome to the best week of the Olympic-sport summer: FINA Worlds, Tour...

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If you want to be up on your friends on who to look for in Tokyo in 2020, this would be a good week...

CYCLING: Good day for Britain, as Simon Yates win stage 15 and Thomas claws...

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The unrelenting pressure of one of the hardest routes in the history of the Tour de France continued on Sunday, with defending champion Geraint...

CYCLING: The pain was worth the gain, as Alaphilippe now up 2:02 on Thomas...

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Brutal, uphill climbing stages are what win major stage races like the Tour de France. Saturday’s final climb up the Col de Tourmalet in...

CYCLING: Alaphilippe stuns cycling world with Stage 13 Time Trial win!

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The Individual Time Trial in the 13th stage of the 2019 Tour de France was supposed to be the day that defending champion Geraint...

CYCLING: Alaphilippe still wearing the yellow jersey, but will he survive Friday’s time trial?

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The 12th stage of the 2019 Tour de France looked like a difference maker on the schedule, with two massive climbs over the Col...

CYCLING: Favorites Alaphilippe, Thomas and Bernal 1-2-3 in the Tour de France heading into...

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Sometimes it takes a while in a long stage race for the dramatis personae to be matched up in the standings and for the...

CYCLING: Van Vleuten dominates the Giro Rosa, and women’s cycling while Alaphilippe leads the...

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The two largest events in men’s and women’s cycling ran concurrently in two different countries on Sunday. While French rider Julian Alaphilippe continued to...

CYCLING: Teuns masters first climbing stage while Ciccone takes the yellow jersey in Tour...

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The first real climbing stage of the 2019 Tour de France was an exercise in exhaustion that started at an elevation of 251 m...

CYCLING: Five stages, five different winners in Tour de France; van Vleuten crushing Giro...

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We’re only in the early stages of the Tour de France, with the opening routes mostly tailored for the sprinters ahead of Friday’s first...

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