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TSX DAILY: Let the lobbying start for new sports in 2028 ~ Heat-stroked French...

≡ TSX DAILY ~ 20 August 2019 ≡ | 1. |  GAMES OF THE XXXIV OLYMPIAD: LOS ANGELES 2028: Let the (sports) lobbying begin  The International Olympic...

TSX DAILY: Australia is having the “Olympic Talk” about Queensland; the Diamond League, money...

= TSX DAILY ~ 16 August 2019 = | 1. |  LANE ONE: With a possible 2032 bid ahead, Australia’s Queensland region is now having the “Olympic talk” Even...

LANE ONE: With a possible 2032 bid ahead, Australia’s Queensland region is now having...

The tumult over bids for the Olympic and Olympic Winter Games should have subsided after the selection of Milan-Cortina to host the 2018 Olympic...

LANE ONE: “The World Championships aren’t important. The Olympics are important.”

Olympic sport is often ignored in the U.S., even at the level of the World Championships, when the same athletes who will be in...

LANE ONE: Judo’s fear of gambling means no one knows who is competing in...

The International Judo Federation has a reputation for efficiency and thoroughness, both traits endemic to that sport. It has a comprehensive World Tour, continental championships,...

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

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

LANE ONE: The IOC’s glowing financial statements, and how they might go up in...

The International Olympic Committee released its 2018 Annual Report last week, with a complete set of financial statements that provide a fascinating look at...

LANE ONE: IOC chief Thomas Bach channels Star Trek’s Captain Kirk to defeat the...

Fans of the Star Trek storyline know the reference immediately: the Starfleet Academy exercise in which the freighter Kobayashi Maru is marooned in the...

LANE ONE: IOC members will choose the 2026 host on Monday, but are already...

The International Olympic Committee membership will meet on Monday in Lausanne (SUI) to select the host city/region for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games, but...

LANE ONE: The death of AIBA is upon us, but what happens after the...

The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board is meeting in Lausanne (SUI), just ahead of the IOC Session next week, which will include the selection...

LANE ONE: The 2026 Winter Games host will be selected in seven days; did...

Despite all of the many stories written about the implosion of interest in the Olympic Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee will make exactly...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Not so fast on Australia for 2032, no racing at all...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXVth Olympiad ● International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach...

LANE ONE: The IOC keeps changing the Games, and not a minute too soon

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said – with good reason – that the Olympic Movement is in pretty good shape at the...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: IOC is going to be even more flexible in the Olympic...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Olympic Games ● The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board received a report...

THE BIG PICTURE: Boxing confirmed for Tokyo 2020, but organized by the IOC, not...

/Updated: see footnote/The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board kept its promise to the athletes. There will be a boxing tournament at the Tokyo Games in...

LANE ONE: Olympic budget pressures mean nothing to those who aren’t paying for the...

Spending someone else’s money is pretty easy. The Olympic Movement has been great at it for decades. The International Olympic Committee, especially under the administration...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: WADA chief Reedie says he is “unsure” of winning against doping

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● Britain’s Craig Reedie is the elected head of the World...

THE BIG PICTURE: Bach signals AIBA’s days may be numbered

The International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board will meet on 22 May in Lausanne to determine whether the International Boxing Association – known by its...

LANE ONE: With just more than a year to go, how ready Tokyo 2020...

In remarks to the Australian Olympic Committee’s Annual General Assembly last Saturday, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach of Germany told the delegates: “With the...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Raelene Boyle rightly calls on the IOC to redress East German...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Doping ● The Australian Olympic Committee’s Annual General Meeting drew a lot...

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