AIRmail Archives

AIRmail 2-28-23: The Classics Get Underway; Tracking Sports Media Content; LIV Updates; NILs and Cycling; Caffeine and Cycling; Money Continues to Pour Into Sports

AIRmail 2-21-23: An Exciting Way to Decide Dead Heats; Remembering Major Taylor; The Volatile Value of Sports Rights; Can Sports Fans Save America?

AIRmail 2-14-23: Middle East Racing; Improved Concussion Protocols; Is Ticket Revenue That Important? The Russia Question; The B&B Hotels Collapse

AIRmail 2-6-23: Titans Face Off at CX Worlds; Tough Times for Media; Safety in the News Again; Transgender Sport Controversy Continues; Who is the Trendiest Sports Federation?

AIRmail 1-30-23: Early season racing spans the globe; new bellwethers for women’s cycling; new approaches for talent identification; continuing controversy around Russia in sports

AIRmail 1-23-23: WorldTour Racing Back in Business; New Red Bull Talent Program; Saudi Arabia Continues Buying Spree; Future Trends in Sports and Technology

AIRmail 1-17-23: Sports Media Values Soar; A New President for the CPA; New Approaches for Women’s Sport; More Saudi Sport Buys; On-Going Cavendish Soap Opera

AIRmail 1-9-23: Van Aert’s Domination Continues; Legacy of the Qatar World Cup; Quintana, Lopez Out of WT; Colbrelli Switches Jobs; Triathlon Group Raises Money; NCL Announces 2023 Teams

AIRmail 1-2-23 Sports a Centralizing Force in ’22; The Potential of Women’s Cycling; UCI Finally Makes Some Changes; Exciting Cyclocross Season a Boon

AIRmail 12-19-22 The Power and Joy of Sports, Team Jumbo-Visma – A Model for the Sport

AIRmail 12-12-22 The State of Sports Sponsorship

AIRmail 12-5-22 Sponsorship Migrates Toward Geopolitical – Rather Than Commercial – Goals & Selective Outrage Around Qatar World Cup Quickly Fades

AIRmail 11-28-22 The Crypto Collapse: Impact on Sport, Cycling as Financially Stable as Ever?

AIRmail 11-21-22 A Busy “Off-Season” – with Cyclocross and Track Racing

AIRmail 11-14-22 Companies Doing Good in Sport

AIRmail 11-7-22-Cheating in Sports? Greenwashing – Good or Bad? What’s Up with the B&B Hotels Team?

AIRmail 10-31-22 A Climb-Heavy Tour 2023 Course, Continuing Evidence of the Boom in Women’s Sports & Sportswashing as “Soft” Political Power

AIRmail 10-24-22 A Bad Week for Anti-Doping; World Cup Looms, Sportswashing Booms

AIRmail 10-17-22 Women’s Rider of the Year No Surprise; Season Ends with a Whimper, TRU Ups the Ante, and Big Transfer Questions Remain

AIRmail 10-10-22   Who Was 2022’s Best Rider? Gravel Worlds, More UCI Missteps

AIRmail 10-3-22 Same Old, Same Old as Season Winds to an End

AIRmail 9-26-22 Worlds Wrap Up, While UCI Stubs Its Toe

AIRmail 9-19-22 The Moriah Wilson Saga; Cycling’s Situation vis-a-vis Tennis, Golf

AIRmail 9-12-22 Strange Developments Across Cycling

AIRmail 9-5-22 Vuelta Still Up in the Air, A Continuing Morass of Problems with the Points System

AIRmail 8-29-22 Youth Takes Over at Vuelta, On-Going Problems With Relegation/Promotion System

AIRmail 8-22-22 New Events Popping Up Everywhere, Who’s the Best Rider For the Buck?

AIRmail 8-15-22 How to Improve the UCI Points System, Scandinavian Racing, LIV-PGA Battle Continues

AIRmail 8-8-22 The TdFF – After the Honeymoon; Transfers, and the Relegation Battle

AIRmail 8-1-22 A Turning Point for Women’s Cycling, TeamTrak Racing to Start Next Year

AIRmail 7-25-22 The Men Finish and the Women Start, Questionable Results from the UCI, the Example of Golf

AIRmail 7-18-22 Hot and Furious Action at the Tour, and a Fizzled Raid?

AIRmail 7-11-22 Interesting Tour Tactics, the Giro Donne, and On-Going Changes in the Cycling Media

AIRmail 7-4-22   New Information about ASO … and What Does the UCI Have Up Its Sleeve?

AIRmail 6-30-22 Cycling’s Financial Scale vis-a-vis Ongoing Investments in Sport

AIRmail 6-20-22 Dollars are Flooding into Sports – Why Isn’t Cycling Getting Any of Them?

AIRmail 6-6-22 Debate Around Russian Athletes Boils Over

AIRmail 5-30-22 As a Dull Giro Wraps Up, Bikes Hit the Mainstream Media

AIRmail 5-23-22 Girmay Opens the Door for African Cyclists