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TSX DAILY: Let the lobbying start for new sports in 2028 ~ Heat-stroked French...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 20 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  GAMES OF THE XXXIV OLYMPIAD: LOS ANGELES 2028: Let the (sports) lobbying begin  The International Olympic...

LANE ONE: With a possible 2032 bid ahead, Australia’s Queensland region is now having...

The tumult over bids for the Olympic and Olympic Winter Games should have subsided after the selection of Milan-Cortina to host the 2018 Olympic...

TSX DAILY: Stunning results at U.S. swim Nationals, anti-Games activists channeling Groucho, and remembering...

= TSX DAILY ~ 5 August 2019 = | 1. | SWIMMING: New talent shines at the 2019 USA Swimming Nationals, as if the U.S. didn’t...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Who is Kenny Bednarek and how did he just run the...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● It’s a World Championship year, so crazy things are happening....

LANE ONE: Remembering the day the Olympic Movement didn’t collapse: 8 May 1984

(This is a reprint of our Lane One column of 9 May 2018, which was available in our old PDF format and not as...

LANE ONE: Is the new LA 2028 budget of $6.88 billion really serious, or...

Ever since the late Montreal Mayor Jean Drapeau famously claimed – six years prior to the 1976 Olympic Games in his city – that...

LANE ONE: The LA 2028 venue plan continues to shift, along with the rest...

Over its history, the one constant in Los Angeles has been change. The city has grown, morphed and been re-shaped by business, culture, its...

LANE ONE: The strange case of rowing, Los Angeles and the 1932, 2012, 2016...

The International Olympic Committee has trumpeted the benefits of its Agenda 2020 reform program, one of the first initiatives undertaken by then-new IOC President...

LANE ONE: On volunteerism and the Olympic Games, you see which “economists” actually know...

The Associated Press’s Stephen Wade posted a story last Friday entitled “Olympic volunteers: One-time chance, or exploitation?” and proceeded to quote a Drexel Sports...

LANE ONE: Appreciating another legacy of the 1984 Olympic Games: David Simon

The modern Olympic Movement was dramatically changed with the staging of the Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad in Los Angeles in 1984. The private financing,...

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

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: Has the Olympic volunteer program lost its way?

One of the many revolutionary changes made by the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles was the...

1984 OLYMPIC GAMES/ VOLLEYBALL: Rolf Engen passes at 88

Sad news that Rolf Engen, the commissioner of volleyball at the 1984 Olympic Games, passed away on 31 July, at age 88. Initially a basketball...

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