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HEARD AT HALFTIME: U.S. Marathon Trials coming Saturday; World Baseball Classic sites revealed; more...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport (updated): ● Vox Populi ● We received several reader comments on recent stories,...

THE BIG PICTURE: BBC catches four-time Olympic champ Farah in lie on supplements

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Here’s what 2017 Steeplechase World Champion Emma Coburn of the U.S. had to say about Monday’s BBC documentary about Britain’s four-time Olympic gold medalist...

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,...

HIGHLIGHTS: World Champs in Biathlon, Luge, Sailing and Speed Skating, including a surprise silver...

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● ALPINE SKIING ● The Coronavirus epidemic in China caused the scheduled men’s World Cup racing in...

LANE ONE: Duplantis in the stratosphere again, Coleman & Crouser post no. 2 indoor...

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In an Olympic year, the indoor track & field season doesn’t tell you who will win at the Games, but it can identify who...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: How high can Mondo go? Plus a new heart for Greg...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● The amazing world-record performance by Mondo Duplantis of Sweden (and...

HIGHLIGHTS: Where no man has gone before! Duplantis clears world-record 20-2 3/4 in Torun!

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● ATHLETICS ● Saturday was one of those dream days in track & field, where athletes around...

LANE ONE: Sports in the ‘20s will be an American showcase, but is Africa...

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If you are a fan of international sports living in the United States, there’s no doubt that the 2020s are going to be great....

HEARD AT HALFTIME: U.S. women face Mexico in Tokyo qualifier; Duplantis opens at 19-8...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● The third leg of the World Athletics World Indoor Tour...

HIGHLIGHTS: Bobsled star Humphries close to making debut American season a World Cup winner

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: There was no doubt that once two-time Olympic champ and three-time World Cup winner Kaillie Humphries received...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Another McLaren report coming, this time on weightlifting and Tamas Ajan

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Weightlifting ● After his much-praised reports on the Russian doping scandal in...

LANE ONE: USA Gymnastics proposes $215 million settlement, while Russia may be kicked out...

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The Larry Nassar abuse scandal and the Russian doping saga have been enduring nightmares in Olympic sport over the last several years, but both...

HIGHLIGHTS: Shiffrin dominates in Bulgaria; Chen storms to fourth straight U.S. figure skating title

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Headline results of noteworthy competitions around the world: ● ALPINE SKIING ● If you somehow thought American superstar Mikaela Shiffrin was off-stride, with a slow...

THE TICKER: USOPC provides $525,000 for Athletes’ Advisory Council, NCAA allows more Olympic-athlete support

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee ● Another of the urgent desires of...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Weightlifting could face IOC suspension; AIBA wants a new name and...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Weightlifting ● The fire under the International Weightlifting Federation is getting hotter. The...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Diack trial postponed after son’s testimony shows up from Senegal

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: The new year has barely begun and the headlines are all about doping,...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Chile proposes cheap Pan Am Games … at $507 million; the...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● XIX Pan American Games 2023 ● The organizing committee of the 2023...

LANE ONE: The top stories coming in 2020, part 2: More courtroom drama, more...

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Look for tumultuous year on and off the field of play in 2020, with the Tokyo Games coming, but a lot of drama before...

LANE ONE: The top stories coming in 2020, part 1: Showdowns coming in Tokyo!...

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The calendar has turned and we are now in the Olympic year of 2020. But although the Tokyo Games will be the top story...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: With gold haul from world meets, Biles and Dressel get...

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Courage was the key word on the international sports scene in 2019. Competitive courage, like the grit alpine skier Lindsey Vonn showed in making her...

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