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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Weightlifting could face IOC suspension; AIBA wants a new name and...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Weightlifting ● The fire under the International Weightlifting Federation is getting hotter. The...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Diack trial postponed after son’s testimony shows up from Senegal

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: The new year has barely begun and the headlines are all about doping,...

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...

THE BIG PICTURE: German documentary drops a bomb on weightlifting, alleging doping and financial...

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The folks who brought you the Russian doping scandal in December of 2014 are back at it again. The ARD network of regional public-service broadcasters...

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...

LANE ONE: World Anti-Doping Agency report shows progress, but SafeSport needs more help right...

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On Tuesday (17), the World Anti-Doping Agency released its 2018 Annual Report that showed continued, steady progress in its activities against doping and considerably...

TSX DAILY: Winchester claims first U.S. gold at wrestling Worlds; Int’l Judo Fed suspends...

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≡ TSX DAILY ~ 19 September 2019 ≡ | 1. |  WRESTLING: American Jacarra Winchester wins wrestling world title; more coming The United World Wrestling World Championships...

TSX DAILY: New ESPN promo urges kids to keep playing, but are they really...

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= TSX DAILY ~ 19 August 2019 = | 1. | LANE ONE: U.S. survey says most kids quit sports by age 11, but is there really...

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....

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