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HIGHLIGHTS: Record win for Jepchirchir in World Half Marathon; King streak reaches 18 straight...

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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...

TSX REPORT: Which marathon was better? 1:59:40 or 2:14:04? Plus a historic Worlds for...

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= TSX REPORT ~ 14 October 2019 = | 1. |  LANE ONE: Two marathon milestones in two days, but which was better? 1:59:40 or 2:14:04? Kipchoge or Kosgei?  The...

CYCLING: Dutch treat for Mollema after solo attack wins Il Lombardia

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The penultimate climb in the 113th running of Il Lombardia proved to be decisive because that’s when Dutchman Bauke Mollema decided to attack. The racing...

TSX DAILY: USOPC is saying the right things, but will it have cash to...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 16 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: The USOPC is working, changing, but its reach is shorter than its desires The...

CYCLING: Roglic survives crashes, attacks and win La Vuelta a Espana by 2:16

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After he won the UAE Tour, Tirreno-Adriatico and Tour de Romandie, Slovenia’s 29-year-old star Primoz Roglic was the clear favorite for the Giro d’Italia,...

TSX DAILY: U.S. men lose again at FIBA World Cup, but better days are...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 13 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE: How the U.S. failure at the 2019 World Cup could be the start...

TSX DAILY: U.S. qualifies for Tokyo, advances to FIBA World Cup quarters; Americans trail...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 10 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LEADING OFF: U.S. beats Brazil in FIBA World Cup, headed to quarterfinals vs. France There were...

CYCLING: Roglic grabs hold of big lead in La Vuelta; Majerus wins in Boels...

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It was a big weekend in cycling, including the Cross Country World Cup title for American Kate Courtney in Mountain Bike, but the decisive...

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...

TSX DAILY: Iranian hatred of Israel sends its judo world champ to Germany; U.S....

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 2 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  LANE ONE:  Iran’s policy vs. Israel costs it a World Champion as Mollaei heads to...

CYCLING: Crazy week at La Vuelta ends with Quintana now on top and Roglic...

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The 74th edition of the Vuelta a Espana is turning out to be one of the wildest, with almost daily changes in the leader...

CYCLING Preview: Brutal route for the 2019 Vuelta a Espana, with Roglic a possible...

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The final Grand Tour of 2019 is now upon us, with the 74th edition of La Vuelta Ciclista de Espana beginning in Salinas de...

CYCLING: Nibali wins emotional, shortened Stage 20 as Bernal set to win Tour de...

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More difficult weather re-arranged the Tour de France again, but a shortened Stage 20 confirmed that Colombia’s Egan Bernal is set to win the...

CYCLING Preview: Ardennes Classics week finishes with Liege-Bastogne-Liege on Sunday

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One of the most intense weeks in cycling finishes on Sunday with the third UCI World Tour race in eight days with the 105th...

CYCLING Preview: Can Alaphilippe hold off Valverde again at “The Flemish Arrow” on Wednesday?

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Another of the classic spring races – La Fleche Wallonne – comes Wednesday for both men and women. Originated in 1936 to help raise...

CYCLING: Finally, World Road titles for Valverde and van der Breggen

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If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again was the lesson of the final weekend of the 91st UCI World Road Race...

CYCLING: Simon Yates three stages away from a Vuelta a Espana title

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The 73rd La Vuelta a Espana has essentially come down to a three-day match race between Britain’s Simon Yates and Spain’s Alejandro Valverde. During Wednesday’s...

CYCLING: Second stage win for Ben King in Vuelta a Espana!

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When American Ben King won the fourth stage of this year’s La Vuelta a Espana, he said it was a dream come true. He’s still...

CYCLING: Valverde confirms he’s a contender in Vuelta a Espana

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The first weekend of the 73rd edition of La Vuelta a Espana has been completed, with an impressive win by 38-year-old Alejandro Valverde of...

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