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LANE ONE: Did the IOC just cut the size of the 2032 Olympic Village...

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For more than a century, the International Olympic Committee asked cities to stage its Olympic Games, often requiring the building of new housing, hotels...

LANE ONE: Fiction becomes Olympic reality in Russia: “You arrogant ass. You’ve killed us!”

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The dramatic climax to the 1990 thriller “The Hunt for Red October” saw the ultra-aggressive Captain Tupolev trying to torpedo the runaway Soviet submarine...

LANE ONE: Giving thanks to Maximilian F. Ihmsen for Los Angeles’s Olympic history

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(Thanks to all who sent get-well wishes during my recent illness, which were very much appreciated.) Los Angeles is well known today as the host...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Here’s how the 2028 Olympic Games can be taken away from...

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= TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 18 November 2019 = ● LANE ONE ● Conspiracy theorists, here's how Los Angeles loses the 2028 Olympic Games! Although there were a lot of other...

LANE ONE: Conspiracy theorists, here’s how Los Angeles loses the 2028 Olympic Games!

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In the midst of all the other activity in Washington, D.C. last week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation approved and...

TSX INTEL REPORT: IAAF takes lead, and UCI joins, on transgender regulations; WADA chief-to-be...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 7 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● IAAF taking the lead in transgender regulation, working with other IFs on testosterone levels It...

LANE ONE: IAAF taking the lead in transgender regulation, working with other IFs on...

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Advancements in medical technologies have brought new challenges to sports regulators, especially the International Federations. One of the newest battlefields is transgender athletes. Back in...

THE BIG PICTURE: Banka calls WADA’s budget “ridiculous” and Bach antes $10 million at...

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“It is ridiculous that an organization with the status of a global regulator has a budget of less than 40 million dollars. An average...

TSX INTEL REPORT: The Int’l Swimming League is half over; have you noticed? +...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 4 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Is the International Swimming League making an impact? It doesn't appear to be making...

THE BIG PICTURE: Tokyo concedes event moves to Sapporo, but gets back $100+ million?

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The tug-of-war over the location of the Olympic marathons and race walks for 2020 was concluded on Friday during the meeting of the International...

TSX INTEL REPORT: More events to be moved from Tokyo due to heat? Here...

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= TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 1 November 2019 = ● LANE ONE ● IOC moves Tokyo marathons and walks, but are there still more events to be moved? The International...

LANE ONE: IOC moves Tokyo marathons and walks, but are there still more events...

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The International Olympic Committee’s ninth Coordination Commission meeting is underway in Tokyo, and there is a lot to talk about with less than a...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Russia sends more answers to WADA on “manipulated” doping data; NCAA...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 30 October 2019 ≡ ● LEADING OFF ● Russian Sports Ministry sends responses to WADA inquiries  The question of what to...

LANE ONE: What was all the fuss about the World Beach Games, anyway?

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Color me confused about the five-day ANOC World Beach Games, held for the first time last week in Doha, Qatar, which took over hosting...

TSX REPORT: Athlete’s rights seems like a good idea, but for which athletes and...

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≡ TSX REPORT ~ 21 October 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Two conferences and two different views of “athlete’s rights”  Two conferences taking place almost simultaneously 7,745 miles...

LANE ONE: “Athlete’s rights” sounds like a good idea, but which athletes and which...

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The question of “athlete’s rights” is a hot topic in the Olympic Movement, just as it is in other sports, but it is being...

TSX REPORT: Check out our exclusive 718-event calendar of events for 2019-20; IOC wants...

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≡ TSX REPORT ~ 17 October 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: A big year ahead, as shown by 718 events in our new Stat...

ATHLETICS Panorama: IOC pushing for Tokyo marathons and walks in Sapporo

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The International Olympic Committee announced a plan to move the marathons and race walks for the 2020 Olympic Games from Tokyo to Sapporo to...

TSX REPORT: The USOPC issues relaxed athlete ad guidelines for Tokyo; U.S. women win...

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≡ TSX REPORT ~ 10 October 2019 ≡ (Never fun to have computer trouble, but it happens and we lost a couple of days. But...

LANE ONE: USOPC relaxes IOC’s Rule 40 restrictions on athlete advertising a little, and...

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Ask a world-class athlete with individual sponsors about the bad aspects of being on a U.S. Olympic Team, and the answer will inevitable come...

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