Donovan Bailey featured in TSN documentary to air Feb. 6

January 31st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The Canadian sprinter, who won a gold medal for Canada and set a world record in the 100m at the 1996 Olympics, is featured in the first of a new documetnary series for the sports broadcaster


Doping bans served on two female athletes

January 17th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Two international athletes fail doping tests this week as the world waits to hear how WADA plans to deal with Russia


Olympian gets lifetime ban for sexual harassment policy violation

October 4th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

1984 Olympic bronze medallist Desai Williams is prohibited from attending or participating in Athletics Canada competitions


New evidence suggests Ben Johnson’s 1988 Olympic lab report was tampered with

September 28th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A 30-year-old lab report from Ben Johnson’s 1988 Olympic drug test reveals questionable results


Ben Johnson’s fateful 100m race was 30 years ago Sunday

September 25th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

“The most famous cheating athlete in a generation of cheating athletes”


Olympic hopeful spikes rival’s drink to trigger failed drug test

January 10th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A spiked drink sounds reminiscent of Canadian former sprinter Ben Johnson’s 1988 Olympics claim


12 ridiculous excuses for why athletes failed a drug test

December 19th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | 1 Comment »

“There’s a lot of ghosts around here. Ghost put it in there. You know, the ghost of Christmas past?…I don’t know.”


When you dope you should be done with the sport, for life

June 8th, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Editor's Note | 2 Comments »

Cheaters should be banned for life from athletics, and that should even include being allowed to hand out medals to kids at a track meet


Admitted former steroid user awards medals to Canada’s sprint future

June 3rd, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

The Speed Academy’s Tony Sharpe awards medals to podium finishers at the 2017 Ontario high school track and field championships


OFSAA asked a doper to hand out medals to high school athletes

June 2nd, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Cheryl Thibedeau was given a lifetime ban after a second suspension for steroid use in 1992. Organizers are now saying she will not be a medal presenter


VIDEO: Ben Johnson makes light of cheating in ad for an Australian gambling app

May 15th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | 1 Comment »

A number of sporting officials and politicians have expressed concern with a new sports-betting commercial starring Canadian Ben Johnson


Andre De Grasse’s new Pizza Pizza ad is cheesier than the pizza itself

July 5th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | 1 Comment »

Don’t be surprised to see Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse on televisions across the country as he stars in this Pizza Pizza commercial.