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LANE ONE: USOC Board focuses on Congress, athlete advocacy and gymnastics in L.A....

The United States Olympic Committee has been battered by accusations and scandal, hammered in Congressional hearings, changed out its leadership … and got the message. The USOC Board of Directors met in Los Angeles, California on Thursday and Board chair Susanne Lyons and chief executive Sarah Hirshland spoke to reporters afterwards by conference call. They […]
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THE BIG PICTURE: With Congress on its tail, USOC is putting heat on...

Stung by the multiple Congressional inquiries into its responses – or lack of responses – to the sexual-abuse situations in swimming, gymnastics and other sports, the United States Olympic Committee has begun an intense program of review of its affiliated National Governing Bodies. The USOC has already begun the process of formally revoking the status […]
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THE BIG PICTURE: German Cartel Office relaxes IOC’s Rule 40 restrictions through 2026

A long administrative process that began in 2017 resulted in a decision issued Wednesday (27th) that “extended” the personal advertising activities of German athletes...

THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics hires a new chief executive (again)

USA Gymnastics has been targeted by the United States Olympic Committee for de-certification as the National Governing Body for the sport, but it isn’t acting like it. On Tuesday, the organization announced that Li Li Leung, a Vice President of the National Basketball Association (NBA), has agreed to become the next USAG President and Chief […]
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LANE ONE: The USOC figured out that it has an undiscovered sponsor: the...

With all of the news about Congressional commissions and inquiries into the United States Olympic Committee, an important story appeared in the 21 January issue of the Sports Business Journal. Titled, “USOC, NCAA agree to allow schools to promote their Olympic ties,” reporter Ben Fischer described a new program developed by the USOC’s collegiate partnerships […]
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THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics stays on course, makes new hires

For an organization that the United States Olympic Committee is trying to destroy, USA Gymnastics seems quite alive and even well. New USAG chair Kathryn Carson posted an open message on the usagym.org site on 17 January, noting: ● “We have made executive leadership changes, and we are close to hiring a new president and […]
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LANE ONE: Athlete protests about the USOC demonstrate how to miss an opportunity

Much has been made over the past several days about protests from a group of athletes calling themselves the “Committee to Restore Integrity to the United States Olympic Committee and the USOC’s own reply. What’s all the fuss about? In short: ● On 2 January, the USOC announced the appointment of three new Board members: […]
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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 11 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 96 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE: Wednesday: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in Olympic politics. Our column looked at seven issues ready to boil over in 2019, including ● Will […]
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LANE ONE: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in...

If you thought 2018 was a rough year for the Olympic Movement, in board rooms, courtrooms and the halls of the U.S. Congress, get your seat belts fastened for an even rockier ride in 2019. At the start of the year, there are already more than a handful of issues set to explode (or implode, […]
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LANE ONE: The top Olympic-sport stories of 2018, part II: Nassar overshadows all

As 2018 fades away, what were the top stories of the year in the Olympic Movement, both in the U.S. and worldwide? We found a mix of on-field heroics and off-field tumult. We shared no. 10-6 in our last issue, so here are the top five stories of the year, counting down from no. 5 […]
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LANE ONE: U.S. House committee report indicates little change coming to the Ted...

While the Ropes & Gray Report on the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal has grabbed most of the national headlines, an important report from one of the Congressional committees looking into the matter indicates that only modest changes might be coming to the laws governing the U.S. Olympic Movement. The U.S. House of Representatives’ Energy & […]
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LANE ONE: U.S. Olympic Committee drops the hammer on USA Gymnastics, but also...

The FIG World Championships in Artistic Gymnastics finished in Doha (QAT) on Saturday. On Monday, new U.S. Olympic Committee chief executive, Sarah Hirshland, announced that the organization would begin the process of revoking the membership of USA Gymnastics as the National Governing Body for Gymnastics. Hirshland’s comment was significant in the details, including: “In the […]
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LANE ONE: Mary Bono resigns from USA Gymnastics; Translation: “Who needs this !@#$...

The world’s no. 1 women’s gymnastics team is now part of a worldwide laughing stock as Mary Bono, hired as the interim Chief Executive of USA Gymnastics last Friday (12th), resigned on Tuesday. The seven-term California representative was herself a gymnast in her youth, but her appointment by the USA Gymnastics Board was met with […]
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Katie Ledecky’s Star Trek problem: To boldly go where no one has gone...

TSX HEADLINES – for May 18, 2018: In her first swim as a professional athlete, Katie Ledecky set a world record in the 1,500 m Freestyle. Then she won the 400 m Freestyle in a world-leading time on Thursday. But she’s already the best in the world in those events. What about Tokyo in 2020? […]
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Katie Ledecky’s Star Trek problem: To boldly go where no one has gone...

TSX HEADLINES – for May 18, 2018: In her first swim as a professional athlete, Katie Ledecky set a world record in the 1,500 m Freestyle. Then she won the 400 m Freestyle in a world-leading time on Thursday. But she’s already the best in the world in those events. What about Tokyo in 2020? […]
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IAAF schedule for Doha’s 2019 Worlds admits track & field is boring

TSX HEADLINES – for May 11, 2018: The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced the schedule for its 2019 World Championships in Doha (QAT) this week. Because of the heat, there will be no morning sessions, no rest day and sessions which run to midnight and beyond. In fact, the marathons will start at […]
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IAAF schedule for Doha’s 2019 Worlds admits track & field is boring

TSX HEADLINES – for May 11, 2018: The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced the schedule for its 2019 World Championships in Doha (QAT) this week. Because of the heat, there will be no morning sessions, no rest day and sessions which run to midnight and beyond. In fact, the marathons will start at […]
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Endgame: Abused gymnasts asking for USOC & USA Gymnastics takeover

TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 5, 2018: The legal entanglements concerning the Larry Nasser sexual abuse scandal will go on for years. But two of the highest-profile filings, for U.S. gold-medal-winning gymnasts McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman, ask for an unusual remedy. Sure, the normal requests for compensatory damages are in there, as well as […]
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Endgame: Abused gymnasts asking for USOC & USA Gymnastics takeover

TSX HEADLINES – for Mar. 5, 2018: The legal entanglements concerning the Larry Nasser sexual abuse scandal will go on for years. But two of the highest-profile filings, for U.S. gold-medal-winning gymnasts McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman, ask for an unusual remedy. Sure, the normal requests for compensatory damages are in there, as well as […]
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