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HEARD AT HALFTIME: No money, no Russians in international T&F; Gwen Berry spurns grant;...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● As expected, World Athletics did not receive the $5 million...

LANE ONE: Russian athletics misses fine deadline and WADA slaps back hard at U.S....

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LANE ONE: Only half-baked: U.S. athlete statement demands that they must be heard, then...

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THE TICKER: Australia-New Zealand gets ‘23 FIFA Women’s World Cup, White House report flames...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: (Friends: As you know, TheSportsExaminer.com is a free site, but we still have expenses,...

LANE ONE: Protest or not to protest? The IOC’s choices are hardly black or...

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LANE ONE: Racism becomes issue one for IOC, but consensus will be favored over...

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There are plenty of people who will tell you the International Olympic Committee is deaf. Not this time. Although the preparations for Tokyo 2020 were...

THE TICKER: Ex-IAAF anti-doping chief was told to hush up Russian doping; 20-year ban...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Athletics ● The trial of ex-International Olympic Committee member and former IAAF chief...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Ajan says McLaren Report charges “unfounded” while 11-year-old skateboarder Brown survives...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: “The claims against me are unfounded” That’s the reply of former International Weightlifting Federation...

LANE ONE: American athletes should write their own version of the IOC’s Rule 50:...

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“The IOC’s current position is very clear in regards to protest. Whether you agree or not, and choose to follow the rules, will be...

THE BIG PICTURE: McLaren Report paints picture of ex-weightlifting chief Ajan at top of...

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Not only validating, but going well beyond the charges leveled in January’s “The Lord of the Lifters” documentary on German television, an independent report...

MILLER TIME: Thomas Bach’s bid to upstage Sisyphus

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/It’s a great pleasure to present this guest column by one of the most knowledgeable observers of the Olympic Movement, Britain’s David Miller. For...

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: Staggering, brilliant, astonishing portal to Olympic history opens with debut of Olympedia.org

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What makes the Olympic Games different from all other competitions in sport is history. From its beginning as a religious festival in ancient Greece to...

LANE ONE: Who’s in the money? EXCLUSIVE analysis of our survey of International Federation...

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/Updated to include new posting for Modern Pentathlon/ Each of the International Federations which have a sport on the program of the Olympic Games...

LANE ONE: Show me the money! Our exclusive research on the finances of the...

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The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent postponement of the Games of the XXXIInd Olympiad in Tokyo to 2021 has put a hole in the...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: What’s in the IOC’s $650 million cost for postponing Tokyo; Stefanidi...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● We received a lot of response to Sunday’s Lane...

THE TICKER: IOC says Tokyo delay will cost it $800 million, including IF bail-outs;...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● International Olympic Committee ● “We anticipate we will have to bear costs of...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Track not dead; UK Sports asks for more money; UK Athletics...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Vox Populi ● On the responses to our 24 April story about...

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: Will a year’s delay really be so bad? Seven ways the Tokyo...

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Almost as soon as the announcement that the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo would be delayed by a year, estimates began appearing of the...

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