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SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 11 January 2019

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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...

LANE ONE: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in Olympic...

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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...

LANE ONE: The top Olympic-sport stories of 2018, part II: Nassar overshadows all

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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...

LANE ONE: U.S. House committee report indicates little change coming to the Ted Stevens...

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While the Ropes & Gray Report on the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal has grabbed most of the national headlines, an important report from one...

LANE ONE: Larry Nassar preyed on young girls; why is gymnastics focused that way?

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Larry Nassar has been convicted of crimes that will keep him in jail for the rest of his life. He sexually abused hundreds of...

LANE ONE: The Nassar sex-abuse scandal: What actually happened (and didn’t happen)?

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The long-awaited report on the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal in gymnastics from the Boston-based Ropes & Gray law firm was made public on Monday...

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

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The move by the United States Olympic Committee to institute revocation of recognition proceedings against USA Gymnastics drew headlines in the wake of the...

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

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You have to give credit to the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors. They aren’t giving up and they are not about to roll over...

LANE ONE: Walking in parallel, the IOC and USOC are reworking their power over...

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Perhaps not unexpectedly, the International Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Committee are walking, side-by-side, down a parallel road of de-certification of a...

THE BIG PICTURE: More pressure on the U.S. Olympic Committee in the Larry Nassar...

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While most of the focus in the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal has been on his employer, Michigan State University, and USA Gymnastics, where he...

THE BIG PICTURE: Process to de-certify USA Gymnastics will take time

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When U.S. Olympic Committee chief executive Sarah Hirshland began the process of de-certification of USA Gymnastics as the National Governing Body for the sport,...

GYMNASTICS: USA Gymnastics still alive, “remains the recognized” NGB

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USA Gymnastics is in a lot of trouble, but it’s not dead yet. Board chair Karen Golz posted a message to the U.S. gymnastics...

THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics estimates $75 million cost of Nassar’s claims on insurance

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There was significant reporting this past week about the filings by USA Gymnastics of its 2017 financial statements and its IRS Form 990 tax...

THE BIG PICTURE: USOC timing slaps USAG athletes right before their World Champs

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The United States Olympic Committee announcement that it will begin the process to de-certify USA Gymnastics as the National Governing Body for gymnastics came...

LANE ONE: U.S. Olympic Committee drops the hammer on USA Gymnastics, but also on...

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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...

GYMNASTICS: U.S. men & women advance to World Champs Team Finals

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The teams who entered the 2018 FIG World Championships in Doha (QAT) had one goal above all others: qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games...

THE BIG PICTURE: Ex-USA Gymnastics chief Steve Penny indicted

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When former USA Gymnastics chief executive Steve Penny (pictured) declined to answer any questions last June from the U.S. Senate Commerce Sub-committee that was...

LANE ONE: Mary Bono resigns from USA Gymnastics; Translation: “Who needs this !@#$ ?”

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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...

GYMNASTICS: Biles and McCusker lead U.S. World Champs team

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USA Gymnastics announced that its women’s team for the 2018 World Championships in Doha (WAT) will include Olympic and World Champion Simone Biles and...

GYMNASTICS: U.S., Zeng dominate Pan Am Rhythmic Champs

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American Laura Zeng (pictured) won the All-Around and all four of the apparatus finals on the way to dominating the Pan American Rhythmic Gymnastics...

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