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THE TICKER: Athletes will be in-and-out of Tokyo; IOC unhappy with AIBA, IWF and...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● Games of the XXXII Olympiad: Tokyo 2020 ● The Tokyo 2020 organizing committee...

LANE ONE: He’s doing it again! Bach and IOC pave the way to cut...

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One of the ways you can measure the true values of a leader is to watch them when the pressure is off. In the midst...

LANE ONE: With the Paris 2024 program about to be approved, how will Los...

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In December, the International Olympic Committee is expected to approve the competition program for the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad in Paris in 2024. The...

THE TICKER: S. 2330 sent to White House; USA Wrestling skips 2020 World Champs;...

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The latest news, notes and quotes from the worldwide Five-Ring Circus: ● U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee ● The “Empowering Olympic, Paralympic and Amateur Athletes...

THE TICKER: USOPC chief calls S. 2330 “a big win,” Paris 2024 cuts costs;...

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LANE ONE: LA28 revenue chief Kathy Carter on the planning effort: “we’re looking at...

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LANE ONE: Why is World Athletics so timid about grabbing an opportunity to dominate...

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MILLER TIME: How Risk Averse Is Tokyo’s Postponement?

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(It’s a pleasure to present this guest column by one of the most knowledgeable observers of the Olympic Movement, Britain’s David Miller. For more...

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

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LANE ONE: Racism becomes issue one for IOC, but consensus will be favored over...

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There are plenty of people who will tell you the International Olympic Committee is deaf. Not this time. Although the preparations for Tokyo 2020 were...

HEARD AT HALFTIME: Ajan says McLaren Report charges “unfounded” while 11-year-old skateboarder Brown survives...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: “The claims against me are unfounded” That’s the reply of former International Weightlifting Federation...

LANE ONE: Bach asks for “frugal Games” in Tokyo; what can be learned from...

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For those of a certain age, who lived through a prior crisis that threatened the existence of the Olympic Games, it was simply staggering...

LANE ONE: France’s Guy Drut says the Games “must reinvent themselves”; how about throwing...

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France’s Guy Drut is best known as the 1976 Olympic champion in the 110 m hurdles and a a controversial politician in his home...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC expects Tokyo Games to go on as scheduled, passes on...

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Within the Olympic world, Tuesday’s attention was on Lausanne and the meeting of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee ... and the...

LANE ONE: De Coubertin’s 1892 Olympic-revival manifesto is back in Lausanne, but what did...

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On Monday, the International Olympic Committee gleefully welcomed the donation of the original manuscript of Baron Pierre de Coubertin’s 1892 speech that called for...

TSX REPORT: The World Beach Games came and went; did you notice? + Paris...

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≡ TSX REPORT ~ 24 October 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● What was all the fuss about the World Beach Games, anyway?  Although a major topic of discussion...

LANE ONE: You want transparency? Look to World Rowing and you will see it,...

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There has been much made of the lack of transparency, not to mention outright secrecy or deceit within the International Federations which govern sports...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC Session confirms all of the Bach-led reforms for now and...

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The International Olympic Committee membership agreed with all of the initiatives and reforms passed by its Executive Board and gave its President, Thomas Bach...

LANE ONE: Thomas Bach is changing the IOC into something totally new, but will...

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Meetings of the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board draw quite a bit of media attention, even though there is often not a single athlete...

LANE ONE: Thomas Bach’s IOC wants “to get the couch potatoes off the couch”

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The focus of the Olympic Movement has changed. It was, until very recently, to stage the greatest sports spectacle in the world. But in a...

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