United States Olympic Committee

THE TICKER: “No circumstance where the USOPC would send our athletes into harm’s way...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: “I think the decision about the Games themselves does not lie directly with us....

LANE ONE: Sure, the Tokyo Games are threatened by Covid-19, but what about Beijing...

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The spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) around the world is wreaking havoc with sporting events all over the globe and is threatening the Games...

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...

LANE ONE: Nassar survivors committee targets USOPC as deep pocket in settlement vs. litigation...

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The ultimate strategy of the high-profile survivors of the Larry Nassar sex-abuse cases was unveiled via a court filing last Friday: target the assets...

LANE ONE: USA Gymnastics goes all-in with well-thought-out, $217 million offer to abuse victims

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The long, horrific saga of sexual abuse perpetrated by Larry Nassar (and others) on U.S. gymnasts is now at a crossroads, with the survivors...

LANE ONE: Mike Moran remembers the “Miracle on Ice” in Lake Placid on its...

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Time to step aside and let someone else tell the story. Mike Moran was the voice of the United States Olympic Committee, and its...

LANE ONE: Should all Olympians be paid? Be careful what you ask for, because...

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(Before getting too far, condolences are due to the family and many friends of basketball superstar – and two-time Olympic gold medalist – Kobe...

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...

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: Is anything going on in world sport besides Russia and doping? Yes,...

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There’s the NFL heading toward the playoffs and the baseball Hot Stove League is on fire right now, but in the Olympic world, all...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Here’s how the 2028 Olympic Games can be taken away from...

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= TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 18 November 2019 = ● LANE ONE ● Conspiracy theorists, here's how Los Angeles loses the 2028 Olympic Games! Although there were a lot of other...

LANE ONE: Conspiracy theorists, here’s how Los Angeles loses the 2028 Olympic Games!

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In the midst of all the other activity in Washington, D.C. last week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation approved and...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Nike’s critics look to the past, but Mary Cain is about...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 14 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Nike’s critics look to the past, but Mary Cain asks about Nike’s T&F future Mary Cain’s...

TSX INTEL REPORT: Athlete shrieking over the Diamond League obscures the real issue; world...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 11 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Athlete shrieking over dropped Diamond League events misses the point completely When the...

LANE ONE: “Athlete’s rights” sounds like a good idea, but which athletes and which...

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The question of “athlete’s rights” is a hot topic in the Olympic Movement, just as it is in other sports, but it is being...

THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics’ legal marathon with abuse survivors and insurance cos. grinds...

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The myriad of cases involving USA Gymnastics and the intertwined lawsuits from survivors of sexual abuse from Dr. Larry Nassar and the federation’s suits...

TSX REPORT: The USOPC issues relaxed athlete ad guidelines for Tokyo; U.S. women win...

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≡ TSX REPORT ~ 10 October 2019 ≡ (Never fun to have computer trouble, but it happens and we lost a couple of days. But...

LANE ONE: USOPC relaxes IOC’s Rule 40 restrictions on athlete advertising a little, and...

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Ask a world-class athlete with individual sponsors about the bad aspects of being on a U.S. Olympic Team, and the answer will inevitable come...

TSX DAILY: U.S. wins five medals at IAAF Worlds on Monday; famed coach Salazar...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 1 October 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: Warholm beats Benjamin in 400 m hurdles on five-medal day for U.S. at...

TSX DAILY: California bill to allow college athletes to be paid may kill Olympic-sport...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 26 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: The U.S.'s unequaled collegiate Olympic-sport programs may be heading to implosion, starting in...

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