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TSX DAILY: The life of a triple Olympic champion includes “I just fainted, and...

= TSX DAILY ~ 13 August 2019 = | 1. |  ATHLETICS: Tianna Bartoletta’s odyssey now includes anemia If you read her resume, you’d think Tianna Bartoletta would have...

VOLLEYBALL: Men’s Olympic qualifying tourneys will send six to Tokyo; U.S. is in Rotterdam

After a dramatic weekend of women’s qualifying, the men’s Olympic qualifying tournaments are on this week, with six tickets to be punched for Tokyo...

TSX DAILY: Stunning results at U.S. swim Nationals, anti-Games activists channeling Groucho, and remembering...

= TSX DAILY ~ 5 August 2019 = | 1. | SWIMMING: New talent shines at the 2019 USA Swimming Nationals, as if the U.S. didn’t...

LANE ONE: Anti-Olympic activists appear to be getting their strategy from … Prof. Quincy...

In one of the most riotous comedies of all time and a world-class spoof of American college life, Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff addressed the...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Another 2012 gold medalist caught for doping; Katie Ledecky speaks and...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXX Olympiad: London 2012 ● The International Olympic Committee...

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...

ARCHERY Preview: More than a dozen Olympic and World medalists at Tokyo test event

The World Archery World Cup in Berlin ended last Sunday, but a lot of the top shooters in the world didn’t go home; they...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Semenya’s appeal of IAAF regulations filed with the Swiss Federal Tribunal

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● As promised, South Africa’s Olympic 800 m champ Caster Semenya...

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...

LANE ONE: Is the Tokyo swimming schedule better for Katie Ledecky or Caeleb Dressel?

/Updated: see Endnote/ Now that the Tokyo organizers have released much of the detail of the 2020 Olympic sports schedules, it’s finally possible to...

LANE ONE: Morning swimming and track finals in Tokyo are the price of funding...

“Having finals in the morning, as requested by the International Olympic Committee, will enhance the visibility of athletics across all time zones.” That comment from...

LANE ONE: On volunteerism and the Olympic Games, you see which “economists” actually know...

The Associated Press’s Stephen Wade posted a story last Friday entitled “Olympic volunteers: One-time chance, or exploitation?” and proceeded to quote a Drexel Sports...

TOKYO 2020 Panorama: Government costs are still an issue, but there will be lots...

The cost to the Japanese taxpayer for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo is holding steady – sort of – according to a Thursday...

ATHLETICS: Black Tidings owner admits lying to police on doping cover-up, sentenced to a...

The Straits Times of Singapore reported today (17th) that Tan Tong Han, 36, has been sentenced to a week in jail for lying to...

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES: Tokyo organizers get 162,000+ volunteer apps

There is considerable concern about the cost of the Tokyo Games, set to begin in about 18 months. But on another measure of the...

THE BIG PICTURE: Battle of the budget continues in Tokyo for 2020

The battle of the budget continues at the 2020 Tokyo Games, where a new version of the total financial requirements is due at the...

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

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?

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

U.S. Senate hearing outcome: 50% of USOC revenue directly to athletes?

TSX HEADLINES – for June 6, 2018: The headlines from Tuesday’s U.S. Senate sub-committee hearing are all about ex-USA Gymnastics chief Steve Penny invoking...

U.S. Senate hearing outcome: 50% of USOC revenue directly to athletes?

TSX HEADLINES – for June 6, 2018: The headlines from Tuesday’s U.S. Senate sub-committee hearing are all about ex-USA Gymnastics chief Steve Penny invoking...

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