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LANE ONE: The 39th anniversary of Jimmy Carter and the U.S. boycott of the...

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For most people, 21 March is not a significant date on the annual calendar. But for more than 1,000 athletes trying to make the...

LANE ONE: More projections on what the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics...

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Last Tuesday’s introduction of a bill by U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) may be the start of a process which will empanel a 16-member...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 18 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of the week (so far) in the turbulent world of international...

THE BIG PICTURE: Colorado Senator Gardner introduces bill to review the USOC

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Now we are getting serious. After all of the posturing, press releases and yelling about reform of the United States Olympic Committee, the only body...

THE BIG PICTURE: Salt Lake City selected by USOC for a future Winter Games...

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The U.S. is back in the Olympic bidding business, this time for an Olympic Winter Games. At its Board of Directors meeting in San Francisco...

UNITED STATES OLYMPIC COMMITTEE: Blackmun referred to U.S. Justice Dept.

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Former USOC chief executive Scott Blackmun faces new legal issues as a follow-up to the release of the Ropes & Gray report last week...

LANE ONE: USA Gymnastics to USOC: “We’re not dead yet”

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You have to give credit to the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors. They aren’t giving up and they are not about to roll over...

LANE ONE: Walking in parallel, the IOC and USOC are reworking their power over...

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Perhaps not unexpectedly, the International Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Committee are walking, side-by-side, down a parallel road of de-certification of a...

LANE ONE: Where once there were too few, are there now too many competitions?

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Way back in 1978, the United States Olympic Committee organized the first National Sports Festival to give U.S. athletes some additional competition opportunities during...

United States Olympic Committee: More money for Paralympic bonuses, SafeSport

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There was a lot of activity at the 2018 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Some of the highlights: ∙ The U.S....

THE BIG PICTURE: U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Assembly coming

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The annual U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly will take place at the end of the week from 20-22 September in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Colorado...

THE BIG PICTURE: USOC chair Larry Probst announces retirement; Susanne Lyons will take over

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The question whispered on the sidelines of the Larry Nassar abuse scandal: “Where is Larry Probst in all this?” was answered on Monday, when...

LANE ONE: USOC working smartly to maintain U.S. collegiate Olympic-sport programs

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“These athletes aren’t saying, ‘Pay me,’ they’re saying, ‘If I could just use that little bit of prize money I got or hold it...

U.S. athletes tell Congress: Fix the “unregulated monopoly” you set up in 1978

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 27, 2018: The U.S. Senate Sub-Committee hearing on "Strengthening and Empowering U.S. Amateur Athletes: Moving Forward with Solutions" last...

U.S. athletes tell Congress: Fix the “unregulated monopoly” you set up in 1978

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 27, 2018: The U.S. Senate Sub-Committee hearing on "Strengthening and Empowering U.S. Amateur Athletes: Moving Forward with Solutions" last...

Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kenya most penalized by the Athletics Integrity Unit

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 25, 2018: The Athletics Integrity Unit set up by the International Association of Athletics Associations (IAAF) made its first...

Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kenya most penalized by the Athletics Integrity Unit

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TSX HEADLINES – for July 25, 2018: The Athletics Integrity Unit set up by the International Association of Athletics Associations (IAAF) made its first...

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...

Memo to U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen: USOC spent 65% of its money on athletes

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TSX HEADLINES – for June 8, 2018: The U.S. Senate hearing on sexual abuse and Olympic sports was notable for Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s call...

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