Book Club Claire is BACK for our discussion of "Foxcatcher: The True Story of My Brother's Murder, John du Pont's Madness, and the quest for Olympic Gold" by Mark Schultz with David Thomas. Bonus! The dulcet tones of Jason Bryant also joins us to give context to the story and how it affected the wrestling community. Plus, we've got new Tokyo 2020 Playbooks, news on the torch relay, an Atlanta 1996 story and the International Olympic Committee's announcement about its virtual sports event.
The Lightning Round is back! We pose the same questions to our guests; you'll be fascinated by their answers. This time we're joined by the dulcet tones of wrestling announcer Jason Bryant, sustainability expert Matthew Campelli (or, as we prefer to call him, MCamp) and U.S. Olympic Committee archivist Teri Hedgpeth.
t could've been an Olympic d-day for boxing and weightlifting. The International Olympic Committee Executive Board met to determine these sports' fates for Tokyo 2020 and put a freeze on boxing. What does that mean? Jill and Alison delve into what's going on within boxing's international federation, and we hear from the dulcet tones of Jason Bryant on how wrestling fixed itself.
MatTalkOnline's Jason Bryant returns to tell us about his adventures as the in-house English announcer for the wrestling competition at the Rio 2016 Olympics. It's a wild journey that goes through Uzbekistan, naturally.
On this week's show, the dulcet tones of Wrestling Hall of Fame writer, broadcaster and announcer Jason Bryant joins the show to explain the ins and outs of one of the oldest Olympic sports: Wrestling. Plus, Alison hatches a 10-year plan to compete at LA2028.