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THE BIG PICTURE: Tokyo 2020 closes; Roglic gets La Vuelta three-peat, U.S.-Canada qualifying draw;...

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(For our updated – as of 1 September – 743-event International Sports Calendar for 2021 and beyond, by date and by sport, click here!) ● XVI...

LANE ONE: Remembering the timeless humanity of Olympic track & field stars Rafer Johnson...

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This has been a tough week for American track & field fans, with the passing of two great stars: 1976 Olympic long jump champion...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: WR watch for Warholm & Crouser in Ostrava tomorrow; Roglic leads...

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LANE ONE: It isn’t easy being an Olympic athlete in almost any sport, and...

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It’s hard enough to be an Olympic athlete, especially from hyper-competitive teams like the United States, China, Germany, Great Britain, Japan and elsewhere. It got...

LANE ONE: Was Juan Antonio Samaranch, the man who made the IOC modern, its...

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In the continuing tumult over the future of the Tokyo Games and the worldwide struggle with the coronavirus, the 10-year anniversary of the passing...

LANE ONE: Edwin Moses is right when he says protests can’t be stopped, but...

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While the Tokyo organizers fret about the potential impact of the expanding coronavirus threat to this summer’s Olympic Games in Japan, discussions about the...

TSX DAILY: USOPC Hall of Fame elects Smith and Carlos, making athlete sanction threats...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 25 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: USOPC Hall of Fame committee selections renders USOPC's protest sanctions toothless Much was made...

LANE ONE: USOPC Hall of Fame committee selections renders USOPC’s protest sanctions toothless

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Remember the awards ceremony protests during the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru last month by American gold medalists Race Imboden in fencing and...

TSX DAILY: U.S. qualifies for Tokyo, advances to FIBA World Cup quarters; Americans trail...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 10 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: U.S. beats Brazil in FIBA World Cup, headed to quarterfinals vs. France There were...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Raelene Boyle rightly calls on the IOC to redress East German...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● The Australian Olympic Committee’s Annual General Meeting drew a lot...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Remembering Fred Thompson, Steve Prefontaine and Franklin Jacobs

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Sports creates enduring memories, not only of events and wins and losses, but of the places you go and the people you meet. In...

LANE ONE: Echoes of the failed Int’l Track Association in the new Int’l Swimming...

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Being old does have some benefits. One of them – for as long as it lasts – is memory. When the International Swimming League (ISL)...

OLYMPIC GAMES: Anniversary of the Munich Massacre

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This week is also the 46th anniversary of the worst day in the history of the modern Olympic Movement, when Palestinian terrorists kidnapped, abducted...

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