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LANE ONE: At Team USA Media Summit, Felix says 2021 is her last Games,...

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(For our Highlights of the weekend's top events, click here) The coronavirus created another first last week as the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee held...

THE TICKER: A Berlin-Tel Aviv Olympic bid for 2036? Four new Russian doping sanctions...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus /updated/: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● Osaka Prefecture Governor Hirofumi...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: North Korea to skip Tokyo? Japan’s leukemia survivor Ikee makes Tokyo...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● Japan’s Kyodo News Service...

HIGHLIGHTS: Seven world champs win at U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials; Chepngetich crushes women’s world...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world /updated/: ● Wrestling ● USA Wrestling completed its Olympic selection process with a thrilling set of Olympic...

THE TICKER: Final four members of EOPAAA Commission finally named; 2021 WUG in Chengdu...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee ● It took five months since the passage...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: U.S. Tokyo ticket buyers to lose 20% CoSport fee; Milan-Cortina logo...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: (For coverage of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s new protest regulations for...

THE BIG PICTURE: USOPC issues protest guidelines, but only for Olympic and Paralympic Trials...

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The long-awaited regulations concerning acceptable forms of protest by American athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic Games ... have not yet been issued. The U.S....

LANE ONE: Japan is serious, wants to chop foreign accreditees for Tokyo Games by...

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If there was any doubt about how serious Japan is about hosting this summer’s Olympic Games as safely as is possible in the midst...

FOOTBALL: Honduras beats U.S., 2-1, in Olympic Qualifying Tourney semifinal to earn Tokyo berth;...

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/Updated to include Mexico-Canada report/ On a sunny, 90-degree afternoon in Guadalajara, Mexico, Honduras was more aggressive when it counted and got some luck...

THE TICKER: Olympic Torch Relay is off and running; Brisbane City Council approves 2032...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● The Olympic Torch Relay began...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Tokyo ticket refund process for U.S. buyers is murky; Covid positive...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● U.S. purchasers of ticket...

LANE ONE: No surprise as Japan bans foreign fans for Games, but that’s only...

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(For our Highlights recap of last week's most noteworthy competitions, click here) “Today, the Five Parties (the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee...

FOOTBALL: U.S. sweeps past Dominican Republic, 4-0, in men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

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After a difficult first hour, the U.S. Men’s U-23 National Team broke found its offense and skipped past the Dominican Republic, 4-0, in its...

THE TICKER: Tokyo 2020 foreign-fan decision tomorrow? Paris 2024 to offer event ‘carbon calculator’;...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● The question of whether foreign...

LANE ONE: World Athletics Council agrees to allow Russian “neutral” athletes to compete in...

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On its second of two days of online meetings, the World Athletics Council acted on the latest update from its Russia Task Force, chaired...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Tokyo foreign spectator ban might come next week; LA28 adds Comcast...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: While the 137th Session of the International Olympic Committee dominated last week’s news,...

LANE ONE: IOC approves Olympic Agenda 2020+5 after six-hour discussion; Tokyo spectator decision not...

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For those who expected the International Olympic Committee’s discussion of the 15-part Olympic Agenda 2020+5 to be completed by a voice vote in less...

THE BIG PICTURE: New USOPC Board readies for Tokyo, wants no Beijing boycott, still...

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While the International Olympic Committee was re-electing Thomas Bach, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee was also busy with its own Board meetings, concluding...

LANE ONE: Thomas Bach wins re-election as IOC President by 93-1, asks for “more...

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The second consecutive annual meeting of the whole of the International Olympic Committee by videoconference concluded its first of three days with a 93-1...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Bach re-election coming Wednesday; China offers vaccines for Olympians; $21,343 for...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● International Olympic Committee ● The 137th Session of the International Olympic Committee...

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