Russian athletes confirmed to miss out on Rio 2016 Olympics

June 17th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Multiple sources have now confirmed that Russian athletes will not be competing on the track in Rio this year. Today Seb Coe and the IAAF met in Vienna to reevaluate whether or not Russian […]


Athletics Canada writes open letter to IAAF asking not to allow Russians to Rio

June 16th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

The day before the decision on whether or not to readmit the Russians into the summer Olympic Games, Athletics Canada has written an open letter asking the IAAF not to.


Two IAAF events to be reallocated, Canada a potential candidate

December 4th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Reallocation for two world championship events reopened yesterday because of Russia’s IAAF suspension, with Canada a potential candidate.


Russian sports minister to meet with WADA to discuss country’s anti-doping system

November 23rd, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Russia’s sports minister said Monday he would meet with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Frankfurt this week to discuss a road map to revamp the country’s scandal-ridden anti-doping system. The International Association of […]


Do not fear, Vladimir Putin is here: President orders investigation into doping allegations

November 11th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A day after his spokesman denied Russian doping allegations, Vladimir Putin has ordered an investigation that will target Russian dopers, according to Yahoo. Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said on Tuesday that when allegations are made, […]


Olympic committee suggests punishing doped athletes but not the federations

November 10th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The IOC released a statement on Tuesday afternoon indicating that the IAAF target individual athletes who are alleged to have doped but not the governing federations.


Winners and losers of the running world this past week

November 10th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It has been a big week for running. Over the past few days, several big news items have come out of the woodwork– some good, some bad. Very bad. So, we’re doing a roundup […]


World Anti Doping Agency reveals findings from investigation: How you reacted

November 9th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Russian athletes might be banned from competing in athletics at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. This comes after a major doping scandal in Russian sport became public prompting the World Anti Doping Agency […]


Russian marathoner and masters world record holder suspended for doping

November 5th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Russian athletics federation suspended five athletes on Thursday just days before the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is set to release its report on doping in Russian athletics, according to the CBC. The suspended […]


Olympic steeplechase champ under doping investigation

January 26th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The 2012 Olympic 3,000m steeplechase champion is potentially facing a ban for variations in her biological passport. Yuliya Zaripova won the 2012 Olympics as well as the 2011 world championships the year before. She […]


Paula Radcliffe: lifetime and country bans for doping

December 8th, 2014 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Paula Radcliffe, the women’s marathon world record holder, is calling for lifetime bans of athletes caught doping. The British legend reacted to recent allegations that there is widespread corruption in Russia surrounding doping controls. […]


Three-time Chicago winner reportedly paid $630K to hush failed doping test

December 4th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Russian athletics federation is under heavy fire after claims on Wednesday they’ve been bribed to cover up major drug scandals and deeply entrenched, systematic doping in the country. Russian marathon runner Liliya Shobukhova, who […]