Olympic-sport Reports & Results

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...

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...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Court of Arbitration for Sport sets hearings for Russia, Salazar &...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Court of Arbitration for Sport ● It will be a busy November...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Remembering the day Jesse Owens set six world records in 45...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Today is Memorial Day in the United States, remembering those...

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...

LANE ONE: The U.S. Women’s National Team’s equal-pay suit lost in court, but the...

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The highly-publicized lawsuit brought by the U.S. Women’s National Team was gutted by the opinion of U.S. District Judge Gary Klausner on 1 May,...

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...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Coe on Kenya and doping: “The Russian situation is entirely different”...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● During our online time with World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Are the IOC and Japan falling out of love? Can a...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● “The International Olympic Committee...

THE TICKER: Weightlifting loses two presidents; is Thomas Bach an IOC immortal? Cycling needs...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Weightlifting ● An era ended on Wednesday, as International Weightlifting Federation chief Tamas...

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: Maroulis returns to the mat as U.S. secures 11 spots for Tokyo; final...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: Many of the international federations shut down their sports this past week, with most events canceled or...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Tokyo 2020’s Mori reports apology from Board member suggesting delay; new...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● The head of the...

HIGHLIGHTS: Ledecky leads U.S. swimmers as 12 new world-leading marks set in Des Moines;...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● ALPINE SKIING ● Bad weather canceled the Super-G racing on Sunday in Kvitfjell (NOR) after Austria’s...

THE TICKER: Coronavirus kills FIS Alpine finals; Russian athletics finally contrite; more Nassar abuse...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Alpine Skiing ● The coronavirus danger in Italy has cancelled the FIS Alpine...

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,...

THE TICKER: Sun sets on China’s star freestyler; Russia vs. WADA timetable get clearer...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Court Watch I: Yang Sun suspended for 8 years ● The Court of...

HIGHLIGHTS: Humphries & Gibbs win Bobsled world title for U.S.; world women’s records in...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● ATHLETICS ● Sweden’s Mondo Duplantis continued to attack his own world record in the pole vault,...

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