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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Florida offers itself as Tokyo replacement (?); new USOPC Board opening;...

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THE TICKER: Japanese government denies Games cancellation decision, for now; EOPAAA Commission deadline likely...

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LANE ONE: Why is the IOC so in love with action sports? Because a...

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LANE ONE: Paris 2024 program approved, with four added sports, eight event changes and...

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THE TICKER: USOPC chief calls S. 2330 “a big win,” Paris 2024 cuts costs;...

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THE TICKER: Honoring Dick Shea; more money info on ANOC and UIPM; Diack trial...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● More Memorial Day memories ● Further to Tuesday’s notes from Barry Schreiber on...

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, part 2! Our EXCLUSIVE research on the finances...

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/Updated: see Modern Pentathlon below/ Yesterday, we profiled the financial situation of 14 of the 28 International Federations with sports on the program of...

LANE ONE: France’s Guy Drut says the Games “must reinvent themselves”; how about throwing...

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France’s Guy Drut is best known as the 1976 Olympic champion in the 110 m hurdles and a a controversial politician in his home...

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...

HIGHLIGHTS: Big wins for Germany in Bobsled, Luge and Cycling; world record for Chloe...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: It’s been a busy weekend in international sport; click here for our coverage of track & field,...

TSX DAILY: Triple jump stars say, “We have to thank Willie Banks for everything”...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 9 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: Willie Banks recalled the start of rhythmic clapping in track & field In advance...

MODERN PENTATHLON: France’s Belaud wins second world title, while Silkina scores upset women’s gold

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With five different skills involved, it’s hard to imagine someone winning a world title out of nowhere, but that’s what happened at the Modern...

TSX DAILY: Sports participation in U.S. high schools shows surprise decline; U.S. squeaks by...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 4 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: New high school participation numbers show first overall decline in 30 years The National...

MODERN PENTATHLON Preview: Another World title for Asadauskaite?

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One of the largest World Championships ever is underway in Budapest, Hungary for the combined 2019 World Championships in Modern Pentathlon and a concurrent...

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

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

MODERN PENTATHLON: Olympic champs in the spotlight at World Cup Final, but only Asadauskaite...

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Going into the Laser Run in the men’s World Cup Final in Tokyo (JPN), 2016 Olympic champ Alexander Lesun (RUS) was in the lead...

MODERN PENTATHLON Preview: Superstar field assembled for World Cup Final in Tokyo

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Two Olympic qualifying places will be on the line at the 2020 Olympic venue, the AGF Field within the Tokyo Stadium complex at Musashino...

THE BIG PICTURE: World Beach Games folds in San Diego; may be held elsewhere...

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/Updated: see footnote/A long effort to bring a major international event to San Diego ended failure on Thursday as word leaked out that the...

MODERN PENTATHLON: Rio champion Lesun shows he’s getting ready for Tokyo with win in...

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Russia’s Aleksander Lesun is a two-time World Champion and the reigning Olympic gold medalist from the Rio Games in 2016. But until the UIPM...

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