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TSX DAILY: Even with all its changes, the IOC is still being pressured, now...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 11 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: No matter what the IOC does, the heat is still on, now from...

LANE ONE: No matter what the IOC does, the heat is still on, now...

There are a lot of folks who despise the International Olympic Committee, as many or more who really need its support – and money...

TSX DAILY: Iran’s Mollaei not seeking German asylum (yet); Coleman cleared of doping issue...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 3 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Judo chief Vizer in public Q&A while Mollaei is in own German apartment,...

JUDO Panorama: Amazing #AskVizer session, Mollaei not asking for asylum in Germany

A day following the close of the 2019 World Judo Championships in Tokyo, Japan, International Judo Federation chief Marius Vizer (AUT) took questions for...

TSX DAILY: Iranian hatred of Israel sends its judo world champ to Germany; U.S....

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 2 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE:  Iran’s policy vs. Israel costs it a World Champion as Mollaei heads to...

LANE ONE: Iranian hatred of Israel sends its own World Champion fleeing to Germany

If this story was offered as a movie concept, it would be rejected as too wild, too fanciful to be believed. But truth is...

JUDO: Japan dominates World Champs in Tokyo … or did they, as France wins...

The 2019 World Judo Championships came back to its Olympic home, the famed Nippon Budokan in Tokyo where the sport was introduced to the...

TSX DAILY: A Hall of Fame team that launched the no. 1 U.S. women’s...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 30 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: Which of the three team nominees for the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall...

TSX DAILY: Middle East politics part of Israeli judoka’s path to World Champs gold;...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 29 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Israel’s Muki wins Judo Worlds gold, but not a handshake from beaten Egyptian The...

TSX DAILY: “Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?” is the wrong question ~...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 28 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: World Champion asks "Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?"  In last week’s edition...

TSX DAILY: Amazing story of 17-year-old Nevin Harrison’s World title win ~ U.S. men’s...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 27 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  CANOEING: Nevin Harrison’s journey from junior competitions to World Champion in one year!  One of the...

TSX DAILY: USOPC Hall of Fame voting open, and our picks ~ fabulous Meeting...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 26 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: You can vote on the next class for the U.S. Olympic Hall of...

TSX DAILY: Track & field fans who want the sport to be more popular...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 23 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: If you think track & field could once again be a high-profile sport,...

JUDO Preview: World Championships in Tokyo presage Olympic competition one year ahead

One of the great shrines in judo is the Nippon Budokan, built to initially host the first-ever Olympic competition in the sport in 1964....

PAN AMERICAN GAMES: Nothing miraculous about U.S. women dominating wrestling, as well as two...

Among the wrestling cognoscenti, the power of the United States women’s program is well known, but after four victories and a silver medal at...

JUDO: Georgia puts in a heavyweight performance in Croatia, but Japan leads the medal...

A large field of 552 judoka from 86 countries gathered for the last IJF World Tour event before next month’s World Championships in Tokyo,...

LANE ONE: Judo’s fear of gambling means no one knows who is competing in...

The International Judo Federation has a reputation for efficiency and thoroughness, both traits endemic to that sport. It has a comprehensive World Tour, continental championships,...

JUDO: Japan impresses with five wins in Budapest Grand Prix, but Aguiar and Silva...

A fine field of 544 judoka from 82 countries came to Hungary for the Budapest Grand Prix, but it was Japan that had most...

JUDO: Superstar Riner returns as Japan scores seven golds at Montreal Grand Prix

He came into the Montreal Grand Prix ranked only 35th in the IJF World Rankings, but there was no doubt who was going to...

JUDO Preview: Three reigning world champs, two Rio gold winners entered in first-ever Montreal...

After a hiatus in June, the IJF World Tour resumes in North America – for a change – with the first-ever Montreal Grand Prix,...

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