Why is FINA trying to keep swimmers from making money at swimming?

TSX HEADLINES – for December 17, 2018: Two Olympic gold medalists – one from the U.S. and one from Hungary – and a U.S. national champion have filed a class-action suit against the international federation for swimming, known as “FINA.” Why? Because they won’t let them swim for appearance and prize money in a series which (more…)

Why is FINA trying to keep swimmers from making money at swimming?

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USOC’s reformation attempt with gymnastics is only its latest NGB adventure

TSX HEADLINES – for December 10, 2018: If the United States Olympic Committee is successful in removing USA Gymnastics as the U.S. National Governing Body for that sport, the USOC is likely going to have to run gymnastics for a while, perhaps through the 2020 Olympic period. A problem? Well, the USOC has had a (more…)

USOC’s reformation attempt with gymnastics is only its latest NGB adventure

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USA Gymnastics to the USOC: “We’re not dead yet”

TSX HEADLINES – for December 7, 2018: The not-widely-foreseen filing by USA Gymnastics for financial protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code demonstrates considerable moxie on behalf of an organization which is considered a cast member of “The Walking Dead.” In a single act, USA Gymnastics shut down the current and future legal (more…)

USA Gymnastics to the USOC: “We’re not dead yet”

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Walking in parallel, the IOC and USOC are reworking their power over Olympic sports

TSX HEADLINES – for December 5, 2018: They didn’t plan it this way, but the International Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Committee are walking, side-by-side, down two lanes of the same path. Both are now trying to figure how to discipline – or dismiss – two of their affiliated sports federations: the International (more…)

Equestrian’s answer to a Games in distress: Bigger isn’t better

TSX HEADLINES – for November 26, 2018: The World Equestrian Games is designed to be a showcase for all of the equestrian disciplines and bring all sectors of the sport together, once every four years. But in 2018, under difficult conditions in Tryon, North Carolina, the event had problems and the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) (more…)

Equestrian’s answer to a Games in distress: Bigger isn’t better

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