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LANE ONE: “All of us, we have to look at whether we are going...

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With the postponement of the Tokyo Games to 2021 now confirmed, the enormous task of re-organizing the event for one year later is now...

THE TICKER: More Tokyo bid questions? Swimming in chaos after Tokyo goes to 2021;...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● Just when it seemed like...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Tokyo 2020 dates confirmed for 2021; domino effect on calendar begins;...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● To the surprise of...

LANE ONE: Ingratitude, money, politics, winners and losers ~ 5 takeaways from the Tokyo...

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I beg your pardon I never promised you a rose garden Along with the sunshine There's gotta be a little rain some time ~ from the 1970 Grammy...

THE BIG PICTURE: 2020 Games postponement confirmed; the back story behind the decision; USOPC...

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There’s no let-up in the stories – and intrigue – with the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and the decision to postpone to 2021: ●...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Tokyo Games in 2021 in July-August timeframe? U.S. ticket seller says...

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

LANE ONE: IOC followed World Health Organization advice, not athlete criticism, to arrive at...

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The World Health Organization and Africa. Those were the triggers that led the International Olympic Committee to decide, in concert with the Japanese government...

THE TICKER: What now for the Tokyo Games? Says IOC chief Bach, “This is...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: In the aftermath of the joint decision by the International Olympic Committee, the Tokyo...

LANE ONE: Cue the dominoes, as the collateral damage of moving the Olympic Games...

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The joint announcement by the International Olympic Committee and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad will be celebrated...

THE BIG PICTURE: Japan and IOC agree to move Games to sometime in 2021;...

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“In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the WHO today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Canada, Australia say they won’t go to Tokyo in 2020; Athletics...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● Sunday was one of...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC acknowledges planning for postponement, with decision coming within four weeks

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“So, like you, we are in a dilemma: Cancellation of the Olympic Games would destroy the Olympic dream of 11,000 athletes from all 206...

NOLIGHTS: International sport is dark this week and for weeks to come; an IF-by-IF...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: As the COVID-19 pandemic has taken hold worldwide, competition has ceased. Here is a listing of the...

LANE ONE: Vise is tightening on Tokyo 2020 as USA Swimming, USA Track &...

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Until Friday, the calls for postponement or cancellation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games had mostly come from individual athletes. Some were expansive, some...

THE TICKER: “No circumstance where the USOPC would send our athletes into harm’s way...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: “I think the decision about the Games themselves does not lie directly with us....

LANE ONE: No change in the IOC position on Tokyo 2020 on Wednesday, or...

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“I think the goal is definitely to get to the 24th July and the Tokyo Olympic Games but we also have to be realistic...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC continues to plan for Tokyo Games as scheduled, but key...

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“ith more than four months to go before the Games there is no need for any drastic decisions at this stage; and any speculation...

LANE ONE: The new threat to Tokyo 2020 is not in Japan, but that...

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We have reached critical mass in the worldwide sports response to the COVID-19 virus, with mass postponements – if not cancellations – of events,...

HIGHLIGHTS: Maroulis returns to the mat as U.S. secures 11 spots for Tokyo; final...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: Many of the international federations shut down their sports this past week, with most events canceled or...

THE TICKER: Thursday changed the U.S. Olympic Team for Tokyo; World Athletics gives Russia...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● Thursday’s implosion of the American...

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