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Russia’s plan to embarrass the IOC for PyeongChang

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IN THIS ISSUE:  Sure, the Russian Olympic Committee was suspended by the International Olympic Committee, but whatever you think of Russia, they are resilient. And...

Russia’s plan to embarrass the IOC for PyeongChang

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TSX HEADLINES – for Dec. 21, 2017: Sure, the Russian Olympic Committee was suspended by the International Olympic Committee, but whatever you think of...

The IOC got it almost perfect: No Russia, but maybe some Russians …

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IN THIS ISSUE:  The long-awaited decision of the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board on Russia’s participation came Tuesday with a split decision. No Russia, but...

The IOC got it almost perfect: No Russia, but maybe some Russians …

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PALM DESERT, December 6, 2017 – The long-awaited decision of the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board on Russia’s participation came Tuesday with a split...

Putin’s “tough response” if Russia is banned from 2018 has nothing to do with...

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IN THIS ISSUE – The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board is scheduled to decide whether Russia will be allowed to compete in the 2018...

Putin’s “tough response” if Russia is banned from 2018 has nothing to do with...

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PALM DESERT, December 4, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board is scheduled to decide whether Russia will be allowed to compete in...

How the Oswald Commission is finding Russian athletes guilty of doping

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IN THIS ISSUE – The International Olympic Committee’s Disciplinary Commission – better known as the Oswald Commission – has been handing down penalties for...

How the Oswald Commission is finding Russian athletes guilty of doping

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PALM DESERT, December 1, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee’s Disciplinary Commission – better known as the Oswald Commission – has been handing down...

A 39-year first? IOC will accept less than a full Host City financial guarantee...

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PALM DESERT, November 8, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee insists as a condition of granting hosting rights to the Olympic or Olympic Winter...

Between Scylla and Charybdis: IOC president Thomas Bach

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PALM DESERT, November 3, 2017 – The famed Greek poet Homer wrote about two terrors that had to be faced at the same time...

After Innsbruck’s repudiation, is the IOC whistling past the Olympic graveyard?

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PALM DESERT, October 20, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee is staying cool after the repudiation of the Winter Games bid by Innsbruck and...

Innsbruck’s message to the IOC: Even a zero-cost Games isn’t worth the hassle

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PALM DESERT, October 18, 2017 – The failure of the referendum supporting a bid for the Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck and the Tyrol...

The ticking time bomb of Olympic bids, bribery and doping cover-ups

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PALM DESERT, September 8, 2017 – High school civics classes emphasize the difference that each of us can make in our surroundings and to...

Thinking the unthinkable: What if the 2018 Winter Games could not be held?

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PALM DESERT, September 6, 2017 – The Korean peninsula has seen more than its share of tragedy and war. Now, with the Olympic Winter...

Six dates that will shape Olympic sport over the next six months

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PALM DESERT, September 1, 2017 – Now that the swimming and track & field world championships are over, time to relax until the Winter...

The International Olympic Committee, and its money

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PALM DESERT, July 14, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee gives away 90% of all of its revenue to support the Olympic Movement. Is this,...

Remembering UCLA’s Jim Bush, who knew the power of effort and encouragement

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PALM DESERT, July 12, 2017 – Do we die a little bit inside when one of our mentors passes away? For so many athletes who...

Ronald Reagan’s advice for the IOC and future Olympic bids

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PALM DESERT, July 10, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee is on the verge of selecting host cities for two Olympic Games at the...

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