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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Coronavirus fears dampen Japan’s Games enthusiasm; group tells Stanford to restore...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● A Kyodo News poll...

THE BIG PICTURE: U.S. State Department exploring boycott of Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games...

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/This story has been updated; for a full follow-up, click here/ U.S. Department of State spokesperson Ned Price said at a briefing today (6th)...

THE BIG PICTURE: Mitt Romney’s “The Right Way to Boycott the Beijing Olympics”

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Former Massachusetts Governor, former President of the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Winter Games organizing committee and current U.S. Senator from Utah Mitt Romney...

LANE ONE: IOC approves Olympic Agenda 2020+5 after six-hour discussion; Tokyo spectator decision not...

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For those who expected the International Olympic Committee’s discussion of the 15-part Olympic Agenda 2020+5 to be completed by a voice vote in less...

LANE ONE: Coronavirus, Beijing, Larry Nassar, weightlifting, doping: is the apocalypse right around the...

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Our Highlights of last weekend’s noteworthy competitions around the world is here. In December, 1776, American political activist Thomas Paine began his first American Crisis...

LANE ONE: Calls for a Beijing 2022 boycott grow louder, but is the reference...

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HEARD AT HALFTIME: Bach stresses unity; Coleman suspended for two years; Leeper loses CAS...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● International Olympic Committee ● IOC President Thomas Bach of Germany has been...

THE TICKER: Tokyo 2020+1 marks year-to-go; FINA relief project up to $6.46 million; Michael...

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THE BIG PICTURE: Tokyo 2020 moves forward slowly, but talk about the Games is...

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LANE ONE: USOC’s transformative spokesman, Mike Moran, passes at 78

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LANE ONE: Remembering the worst day in the history of the U.S. Olympic Movement:...

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Forty years ago, the United States Olympic Committee faced a choice it hopes never to face again. Mike Moran served as the chief spokesman...

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...

LANE ONE: The 39th anniversary of Jimmy Carter and the U.S. boycott of the...

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For most people, 21 March is not a significant date on the annual calendar. But for more than 1,000 athletes trying to make the...

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