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This story first appeared in the blog, The Sport Intern. The editor is Karl-Heinz Huba of Lorsch, Germany. He can be reached at ISMG@aol.com. The article is reprinted here with permission of Huba.

Pirrie: Gatlin’s Shocking Win Challenges IAAF War on Doping

London, famous for its theaters and palaces of dreams and destiny, last night produced a sporting drama at the IAAF World Athletic Championships that...

Beckham Close to Finalizing MLS Expansion to Miami

David Beckham’s plans to establish a Major League Soccer club in Miami is nearing a successful end, according to MLS commissioner Don Garber. “Their plan...

Bolt’s Farewell, Integrity Reforms Highlight World Athletics Championships

The positions of last and first do not sit easily together in world sport or society, located at opposite ends of the spectrum of...

Los Angeles Will Do More Than Simmer for Next 11 Years

As the dust begins to settle on Monday’s historic IOC announcement, which cleared the way for Paris and Los Angeles to be awarded the...

Olympic Economy? Where’s the IOC?

There was an eerie sense, attending the emergency Extraordinary Session of the IOC in a Lausanne suburb, that we were perhaps witnessing the beginning...
Thomas Bach

Anxious IOC Grasps Optimistic Change

Physical similarities between Thomas Bach and Frank Sinatra may be slight, but not for the first time, in his four years as President of...

Federer, Djokovic Call for Wimbledon Rules Change

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic said Wimbledon should consider rule changes after both their first-round opponents retired with injuries. "We had a joke in the...

Fox Sports Fires Horowitz Amid Harassment Probe

Announcing that it had fired its head of sports programming, the 21st Century Fox company revealed another sexual harassment scandal. Jamie Horowitz, the president...

USA Swimming, NBC Sports to Broaden Partnership

NBC Sports Group and USA Swimming will broaden their partnership with the announcement that NBC Sports’ Playmaker Media will power the launch of USA...

First Two Claims Approved in NFL Billion Dollar Concussion Settlement

The first two claims in the NFL’s billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday with a total of $9 million in benefits, according to the...

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