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LANE ONE: USOPC tries self-vaccination to ward off possible Congressional surgery over governance

Over the last 150 years, medical science has created solutions for many diseases which have plagued people for centuries. We often take these miracles...

LANE ONE: U.S. survey says most kids quit sports by age 11, but is...

A breathless story posted last Friday on the Web site of station 41 KSHB in Kansas City announced: “Study shows more young athletes calling it...

LANE ONE: With a possible 2032 bid ahead, Australia’s Queensland region is now having...

The tumult over bids for the Olympic and Olympic Winter Games should have subsided after the selection of Milan-Cortina to host the 2018 Olympic...

LANE ONE: If you’re looking for sponsorship, the only thing worse than track really...

The recent USA Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, were not only the selection meet for the United States team for the...

LANE ONE: What did we learn from the Pan American Games in Lima? It’s...

Make no mistake: the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima was a success. The venues all worked, the competitions rolled on without too many problems,...

LANE ONE: Lima has done well, but what is the future of the Pan...

If you have been watching the XVIII Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, you have seen some compelling competition and some amazing stories, the...

LANE ONE: Did you see where Germany drew 178,000 for ten national championships on...

Whenever it seems certain that Olympic sport is essentially dead and that most of these sports are on their way back to recreational status...

LANE ONE: Anti-Olympic activists appear to be getting their strategy from … Prof. Quincy...

In one of the most riotous comedies of all time and a world-class spoof of American college life, Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff addressed the...

LANE ONE: U.S. men’s soccer players want their “fair share” of revenues; how much...

The lowest point in the last 30 years for the U.S. men’s soccer team came on 10 October 2017, when Trinidad & Tobago defeated...

LANE TWO: Welcome to version 3.0 of The Sports Examiner and introducing the TSX...

Dear friends: The concept for The Sports Examiner was to provide an all-in-one reference point from which readers could survey the entire Olympic Movement, especially...

LANE ONE: Senators Moran and Blumenthal submit bill to strengthen oversight of USOPC, but...

The long Congressional inquiry into the Larry Nassar scandal, the history of athlete abuse in some sports and the lack of action by U.S....

LANE ONE: How the Gwangju Worlds will change the lives of Caeleb Dressel, Regan...

The two weeks of the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, Korea and its two distinct parts have concluded. The first week domination of...

LANE ONE: “The World Championships aren’t important. The Olympics are important.”

Olympic sport is often ignored in the U.S., even at the level of the World Championships, when the same athletes who will be in...

LANE ONE: Suddenly, the awards ceremonies are the most interesting part of the FINA...

It’s pretty hard for Americans to follow the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, Korea thanks to the time zone differences, but the swimming...

LANE ONE: Welcome to the best week of the Olympic-sport summer: FINA Worlds, Tour...

If you want to be up on your friends on who to look for in Tokyo in 2020, this would be a good week...

LANE ONE: Borders Commission urges USOPC to expand athlete support and NGB compliance …...

The last few years have been difficult ones for the United States Olympic Committee, in the aftermath of the Larry Nassar abuse scandal in...

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,...

LANE ONE: You want transparency? Look to World Rowing and you will see it,...

There has been much made of the lack of transparency, not to mention outright secrecy or deceit within the International Federations which govern sports...

LANE ONE: The end of the 11,000-athlete Olympics is coming, and it is the...

Many who have watched the unchecked growth of mega-events like the Olympic Games have wondered when the tipping point will come, when someone will...

LANE ONE: U.S. women’s football stars are not only champions, but a lot smarter...

The excitement of the U.S. women’s triumph in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will resound for some weeks, along with a series of...

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