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

TSX HEADLINES – for December 14, 2018: The tragedy of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal points out the dangers of placing children into a high-pressure situation, in the hands of adults with virtually unlimited power over them. The stories coming out of the Ropes & Gray report are horrific, but go well beyond what Nassar (more…)

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

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The IOC punches AIBA, is WADA being played for a dope in Russia, and Willie Banks wins

TSX HEADLINES – for December 3, 2018: There was a lot going on off the field this past weekend in international sports and we’re here to keep you informed. The International Olympic Committee is starting a process to de-certify the International Boxing Association (AIBA) akin to what the United States Olympic Committee is doing with (more…)

The IOC punches AIBA, is WADA being played for a dope in Russia, and Willie Banks wins

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Willie Banks seeks to heal USA Track & Field’s open wound

TSX HEADLINES – for November 19, 2018: Another divisive election is coming up. The annual meeting of USA Track & Field will take place in Columbus, Ohio in a couple of weeks and an old, still-open wound for many members was the 2014 election of the association’s nominee for the IAAF Council. Bob Hersh, the (more…)

Willie Banks seeks to heal USA Track & Field’s open wound

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Will the 2019 U.S. swimming team suffer the same letdown as 2015?

Kelsi Dahlia and Mallory Comerford were celebrating in 2017; what about next year?TSX HEADLINES – for August 3, 2018: The last time that USA Swimming picked its World Championships team a full year before, it didn’t go so well. In 2015, the U.S. won 20% less medals than it did at the 2013 Worlds, and (more…)

Is it really time for another Youth Olympic Games?

TSX HEADLINES – for June 27, 2018: There are 101 days left until the third Youth Olympic Games begins in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I can wait. Is this concept, first realized in 2010 in Singapore, really worth the effort? The man behind the “YOG” was International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge of Belgium, who expected (more…)

Is it really time for another Youth Olympic Games?

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