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THE BIG PICTURE: Seven more Russian weightlifters suspended for suspected doping by IWF

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The International Weightlifting Federation announced its second batch of provisional suspensions this week of Russian weightlifters who competed between 2006 and 2017, for violations...

TSX DAILY: If you’re looking for sponsorship, the only thing worse than track really...

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= TSX DAILY ~ 14 August 2019 = | 1. |  LANE ONE: If you’re a track & field athlete and looking for sponsorship, there isn’t...

THE BIG PICTURE: Five Russian weightlifters charged with doping violations

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The treasure trove of laboratory data and doping specimens retrieved from the Moscow Laboratory by the World Anti-Doping Agency earlier this year appears to...

LANE ONE: Weightlifting confirmed for Paris 2024 by the IOC Executive Board

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The International Weightlifting Federation was the big winner on the first day of the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board in Lausanne (SUI) on Tuesday,...

LANE ONE: Crucial IOC Executive Board meeting this week in Switzerland could impact multiple...

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We’re going to have some interesting days starting on Tuesday as the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board meets in Lausanne (SUI). A series of...

LANE ONE: Which Olympic sports are going to die?

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There was a collective eyebrow-raising in the world of Olympic sports when the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) released its “Future of...

THE BIG PICTURE: Thailand to skip Olympic weightlifting to atone for eight Worlds positives

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Weightlifting has become a favored sport in Thailand, especially after the 2016 Olympic Games, in which Thais won four medals, including golds in the...

THE BIG PICTURE: Bad news for weightlifting after six Thai positives

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The International Weightlifting Federation has turned itself inside out trying to eliminate the scourge of doping, but it has been difficult. Despite a massive education...

LANE ONE: WADA lets Russia skate for now, but there is a new line...

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There wasn’t much surprise from the conference-call meeting of the World Ani-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee on Tuesday (22nd) as it confirmed the continuation of...

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: Ready for chaos? This might be the year for it in Olympic...

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If you thought 2018 was a rough year for the Olympic Movement, in board rooms, courtrooms and the halls of the U.S. Congress, get...

WEIGHTLIFTING: 13 doping positives is not good news

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For a sport which is under threat of removal from the 2024 Olympic program by the International Olympic Committee, the weekend brought bad news....

LANE ONE: Dealing with state-run doping: Indecision, then punishment, now a defined protocol

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Since the Russian doping scandal exploded in 2015, a series of organizations have tried to deal with the fallout, including what to do with...

WEIGHTLIFTING: Avalanche of world records at IWF World Championships

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Changing weight classes always creates a tsunami of new world records and with the International Weightlifting Federation moving from eight to 10 classes for...

Doesn’t the IOC need a RICO-in-reverse law to fight doping?

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 7, 2018: For decades, U.S. prosecutors could not convict the leaders of organized crime because these “bosses” were not...

Doesn’t the IOC need a RICO-in-reverse law to fight doping?

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TSX HEADLINES – for May 7, 2018: For decades, U.S. prosecutors could not convict the leaders of organized crime because these “bosses” were not...

A perfect storm could lead the IOC to a new, worldwide relevance

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 20, 2018: Almost everything seems to be going wrong for the International Olympic Committee right now, but that may...

A perfect storm could lead the IOC to a new, worldwide relevance

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 20, 2018: Almost everything seems to be going wrong for the International Olympic Committee right now, but that may...

As Calgary considers 2026, why should it bid for the Winter Games?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 13, 2018: The Calgary City Council will re-consider the city’s bid for the 2016 Olympic Winter Games next week,...

As Calgary considers 2026, why should it bid for the Winter Games?

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 13, 2018: The Calgary City Council will re-consider the city’s bid for the 2016 Olympic Winter Games next week,...

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