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HEARD AT HALFTIME: How high can Mondo go? Plus a new heart for Greg...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● The amazing world-record performance by Mondo Duplantis of Sweden (and...

LANE ONE: Edwin Moses is right when he says protests can’t be stopped, but...

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While the Tokyo organizers fret about the potential impact of the expanding coronavirus threat to this summer’s Olympic Games in Japan, discussions about the...

LANE ONE: Swiss success in hosting Winter Youth Olympic Games polishes the IOC’s promise...

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Now that the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games has concluded and the grandstands and signs are coming down, it’s worth considering what was achieved...

LANE ONE: Should all Olympians be paid? Be careful what you ask for, because...

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(Before getting too far, condolences are due to the family and many friends of basketball superstar – and two-time Olympic gold medalist – Kobe...

LANE ONE: Once again, a fringe politician tries to use the Olympic Games for...

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A fascinating fight over Australia’s potential bid for the 2032 Olympic Games has developed that could test the public’s view of the event, thanks...

LANE ONE: The IOC hands out lots of medals, but soon might be in...

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Having watched the International Olympic Committee at work from near and far over 40 years, it is amazing how that organization has changed, especially...

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,...

LANE ONE: Bach beams as IOC’s Athletes’ Commission issues athlete protest regulations for Tokyo...

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In late 1981, International Olympic Committee President Juan Antonio Samaranch sent a letter to German fencer Thomas Bach and others, stating “I have decided...

LANE ONE: The top stories coming in 2020, part 2: More courtroom drama, more...

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Look for tumultuous year on and off the field of play in 2020, with the Tokyo Games coming, but a lot of drama before...

LANE ONE: Puerto Rico now has a chance to host events in the 2028...

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In the United States, very little attention is generally paid to the ebbs and flows of Olympic politics, processes and procedures unless it directly...

LANE ONE: Is anything going on in world sport besides Russia and doping? Yes,...

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There’s the NFL heading toward the playoffs and the baseball Hot Stove League is on fire right now, but in the Olympic world, all...

LANE ONE: Did the IOC just cut the size of the 2032 Olympic Village...

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For more than a century, the International Olympic Committee asked cities to stage its Olympic Games, often requiring the building of new housing, hotels...

TSX INTEL REPORT: IAAF takes lead, and UCI joins, on transgender regulations; WADA chief-to-be...

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≡ TSX INTELLIGENCE REPORT ~ 7 November 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● IAAF taking the lead in transgender regulation, working with other IFs on testosterone levels It...

THE BIG PICTURE: Banka calls WADA’s budget “ridiculous” and Bach antes $10 million at...

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“It is ridiculous that an organization with the status of a global regulator has a budget of less than 40 million dollars. An average...

TSX REPORT: Athlete’s rights seems like a good idea, but for which athletes and...

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≡ TSX REPORT ~ 21 October 2019 ≡ ● LANE ONE ● Two conferences and two different views of “athlete’s rights”  Two conferences taking place almost simultaneously 7,745 miles...

LANE ONE: “Athlete’s rights” sounds like a good idea, but which athletes and which...

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The question of “athlete’s rights” is a hot topic in the Olympic Movement, just as it is in other sports, but it is being...

ATHLETICS Panorama: Nike Oregon Project closed in view of Salazar’s suspension

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The 30 September suspension of Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar and consultant Dr. Jeffrey Brown has led to the closure of the program. The...

LANE ONE: USOPC relaxes IOC’s Rule 40 restrictions on athlete advertising a little, and...

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Ask a world-class athlete with individual sponsors about the bad aspects of being on a U.S. Olympic Team, and the answer will inevitable come...

TSX REPORT: IOC chief Bach worried about Salazar case + upsets galore at track...

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= TSX REPORT ~ 4 October 2019 = | 1. |  LANE ONE:  IOC’s Bach says Salazar case “raises serious concerns”; no vote on 2032 Games...

LANE ONE: IOC’s Bach says Salazar case “raises serious concerns”; no vote on 2032...

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“We have also discussed the Salazar case, which is very worrying and raises serious concerns, but we are confident that will look into...

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