NTSF 096: Iroquois Dealt Injustice, Tour de France News, Sydney Sprinters Regain Medals and More…

As much as a summer can feel as though it is slowing down, there is still a ton of action ongoing both around the globe in the world of sports as well as more locally in my own life. It’s funny — I recently sat down to read fellow Sports Nickel writer Marcelo‘s current offering from his weekly “The Outer Limits” column, and the opening passage really got me thinking: If you haven’t noticed, we’re in the middle of... Read More

Sydney Olympians Win Appeal to Reinstate Medals

The lady on the left has already been stripped of her THG-stained medals, but the other three are smiling once again after their successful appeal… For eight of her teammates, the revelations that Marion Jones had been involved with the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative (BALCO) were a death knell to their place in Olympic history. The International Olympic Committee quickly stepped in, stripping every participant of the American women’s... Read More