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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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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This is the season to be thankful … you are not Yury Ganus

Yury Ganus, Director General of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (Photo: TASS)TSX HEADLINES – for November 23, 2018: The Thanksgiving holiday period is a time for Americans to reflect on all that has gone right, and what lies ahead. One thing anyone connected with the Olympic Movement can be thankful is that they are not Yury (more…)

This is the season to be thankful … you are not Yury Ganus

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WADA Board holds the line on Russia, expands internal independence drive

TSX HEADLINES – for November 16, 2018: There was no explosion at the World Anti-Doping Agency Foundation Board meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan on Thursday, but there was some important progress. A WADA delegation will go to Moscow on 28 November to work out the details for getting the Moscow Lab records for the 2011-15 scandal (more…)

WADA Board holds the line on Russia, expands internal independence drive

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Fasten your seat belt: The Olympic Movement has a rough November ahead

TSX HEADLINES – for November 12, 2018: If you’re a fan of Olympic sports, you should be looking forward to the key competitions deciding who is the best of the best, on the road to the Olympic Games, right? Not quite. Instead, this week illustrates the turmoil that the Olympic Movement is currently in. On (more…)

Fasten your seat belt: The Olympic Movement has a rough November ahead

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