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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...

LANE ONE: The Paris 2024 legacy will be about athletes, but not Olympians

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The Paris 2024 organizing committee created plenty of headlines last week with its announcement that it would ask the International Olympic Committee to approve...

THE BIG PICTURE: Paris 2024 asks for four added sports: three from 2020, one...

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The International Olympic Committee went back to the past when it allowed Tokyo 2020 to propose added sports for its program, as used to...

LANE ONE: The Olympic Games cannot solve the world’s problems, as Paris 2024 is...

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There was a time when modesty and humility were prized, and the idea that if you made reasonable promises and over-delivered on those promises,...

SAILING: New Keelboat event approved for Paris 2024

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The World Sailing Annual Conference closed in Sarasota, Florida (USA) last Sunday with a major change to the Olympic events program for the 2024...

Tokyo and Paris sign mutual-cooperation accord, but will they really cooperate?

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 13, 2018: With considerable fanfare, the chief executives of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee and Paris 2024 committee signed...

Tokyo and Paris sign mutual-cooperation accord, but will they really cooperate?

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 13, 2018: With considerable fanfare, the chief executives of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee and Paris 2024 committee signed...

Is Paris 2024 preparing to burn itself at the stake?

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TSX HEADLINES – for June 20, 2018: Screaming headlines declared that the Paris 2024 organizers are aiming to impact France in a huge way,...

Is Paris 2024 preparing to burn itself at the stake?

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TSX HEADLINES – for June 20, 2018: Screaming headlines declared that the Paris 2024 organizers are aiming to impact France in a huge way,...

New world record: 198 days for Paris 2024 budget projected to explode

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TSX HEADLINES – for Apr. 2, 2018: It took the Tokyo government about two years to determine that the 2020 Olympic Games budget was...

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