Dealing with state-run doping: Indecision, then punishment, now a defined protocol

TSX HEADLINES – for November 21, 2018: The Olympic Movement was shaken to its core by the revelations of Russian whistle-blowers who revealed the state-run doping program in force from 2011-15. It caught the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee and the international federations off guard and not quite sure how to deal with (more…)

Dealing with state-run doping: Indecision, then punishment, now a defined protocol

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The IOC is slowly – but quite surely – changing, and it might be for the better

TSX HEADLINES – for October 12, 2018: This is usually a slow time of year for international sport and especially the International Olympic Committee. Not this year, with the Youth Olympic Games on in Argentina and a raft of new initiatives which were unthinkable just a few years ago. So unthinkable that Avery Brundage, the (more…)

The IOC is slowly – but quite surely – changing, and it might be for the better

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Disconnected: Host city CEOs and the IOC on why anyone should host a Games

TSX HEADLINES – for October 10, 2018: The International Olympic Committee has been busy in Buenos Aires (ARG), the site of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. One of the fascinating comparisons was to watch an IOC Vice President share his view of why voters in Calgary should agree to allow the city to bid for (more…)