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LANE ONE: Can it get any worse for boxers training for the 2020 Olympic...

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If you’re a boxer with Olympic aspirations, this has to be a difficult time, because all you can do is wait. You’re training, working and...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC starts boxing inquiry with 41 questions

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The International Olympic Committee’s inquiry into boxing has finally gotten started. The International Boxing Association, known by its old French acronym of AIBA, is in...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 11 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 96 hours in Olympic sport: LANE...

LANE ONE: The top Olympic-sport stories of 2018, part I: Thrills, yes, but also...

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As the calendar runs out on 2018, it’s worth looking back at the stories that were the most compelling, the most exciting and the...

BOXING: AIBA wants to meet ASAP with IOC Working Group

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In the aftermath of the International Olympic Committee Executive Board’s decision to form an ad hoc committee to examine whether the International Boxing Association...

LANE ONE: Walking in parallel, the IOC and USOC are reworking their power over...

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Perhaps not unexpectedly, the International Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Committee are walking, side-by-side, down a parallel road of de-certification of a...

LANE ONE: The IOC punches AIBA, is WADA being played for a dope in...

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Quite a weekend of action off the fields of play, with major developments in the ongoing saga of boxing and the Olympic Games, doping...

LANE ONE: Boxing elects “organized crime” leader Rakhimov as president; now what?

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Elections of international federation presidents aren’t usually too exciting except for those in the sport. There are exceptions, of course, and one of those...

BOXING: Konakbayev placed on the ballot by CAS

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With the International Boxing Association (AIBA) presidential vote looming on Saturday (3 November), the Court of Arbitration for Sport formally cleared the way for...

THE BIG PICTURE: Now the leading candidate for the boxing presidency might resign if...

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"Should I be given the trust by AIBA members and be elected AIBA President, then also details about my position, background etc. will be...

BOXING: Konakbayev appeals to CAS to be added to presidential ballot

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The drama over the future of the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) and its 3 November presidential election continues, now at the Court of Arbitration...

THE BIG PICTURE: Boxing on the razor’s edge of elimination from the Olympic Games

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You almost never hear language like this in a statement from the International Olympic Committee: “The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today...

A bad Asian Games for boxing; will it be knocked out for 2020?

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These are tense days for the International Boxing Federation, known in Olympic circles by its French acronym, AIBA. After an internal struggle over its finances,...

Russia is on suspension and the IOC is not going to let them forget...

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 29, 2018: The International Olympic Committee confirmed last Saturday that 169 Russian athletes – from an original pool of...

Russia is on suspension and the IOC is not going to let them forget...

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TSX HEADLINES – for Jan. 29, 2018: The International Olympic Committee confirmed last Saturday that 169 Russian athletes – from an original pool of...

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