IOC transgender policy stalled in advance of Tokyo 2020

September 25th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Not surprisingly, the IOC’s efforts to come up with a male-to-female transgender athlete policy have bogged down


IOC commits $752,000 to restore Notre Dame Cathedral ahead of 2024 Olympics

April 21st, 2019 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

IOC steps up ahead of Paris 2024 Olympics


Dick Pound refers to critics of WADA as a lynch mob

January 6th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

WADA founding president lashes back at critics, describes reaction to its handling of Russia as “mob rule”


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


Olympic bronze medallist Dave Steen won’t receive medal upgrade

September 12th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Becuase of the IOC statute of limitations, Dave Steen will remain the third place finisher


Solar-blocking paint could help Olympic athletes cope with the heat in Tokyo

August 7th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Amidst all of the worry about heat, Tokyo officials have expressed particular concern for events happening outside of the stadiums, namely: the marathon, triathlon, and cycling


Athletics has the most doping violations according to WADA

May 1st, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The World Anti Doping Agency released their 2016 report last Thursday


IAAF announces new testosterone rule for female runners

April 26th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

New guidelines to address perceived unfair performance advantages by athletes with DSD


No Professional Russian runners to compete this weekend in London

April 20th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The IAAF continues to take a hard stance on the Russian ban.


Former Russian minister calls International Olympic Committee’s ban discriminatory

December 14th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in The Scene | 1 Comment »

The former Russian minister of sport has words for the International Olympic Committee


Will hormone testing make a re-appearance in athletics?

July 4th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

In 2015, the courts ordered the IAAF to halt gender testing. Now that the two-year ban is up, will it make a reappearance?


As an Olympic athlete, I have a bone to pick with our handling of dopers

June 23rd, 2017 by Andrea Seccafien | Posted in The Inside Track | No Comments »

Let’s call it what is it: doping is fraud.