Former IAAF head Lamine Diack and son to face trial over doping coverups

June 26th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The 86-year-old former IAAF president was charged with corruption, influence-peddling and money laundering in 2015


The Shakeout Podcast: Inside Russia’s State-Sponsored Doping Scandal

February 6th, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This week on the Shakeout we dive into the dark world of doping. We bring you the story of the Russian drug scandal that rocked the global athletic community. And we discuss the response, or lack […]


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.


Lance Armstrong really likes Netflix doping documentary Icarus

January 5th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Lance Armstrong sat down and watched Netflix’s new documentary focused on doping in sport. Apparently he’s a fan


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


Russia banned from Olympics with certain athletes getting green light to compete

December 5th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Russia is out of the Winter Games however some athletes will be approved for competition


Is banning the Russian national anthem from the winter Olympics punishment enough?

November 9th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The International Olympic Committee is weighing the options regarding Russian participation in this year’s Winter Games


The outrageous Russian doping scandal that got the country kicked out of Rio has been turned into a must-watch Netflix doc

September 27th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

Icarus is your summer must-watch Netflix pick that delves into the greatest scandal track and field has ever seen.


Drug cheat whistle-blower who caused Russian Rio ban back in track competition

January 30th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The athletes whose name has become synonymous with “Russian whistle-blower” is back competing on the track again.


Intelligence report: Russia interfered with U.S. election due in part to doping scandal

January 8th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A declassified report from American intelligence agencies says that Vladimir Putin influenced the U.S presidential election in part due to the Russia’s doping scheme.


Top 16 stories on Canadian Running in 2016

December 16th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

2016 was a big year in the Canadian and international running scene. Here is the year in review:


Latest investigation on Russian doping scandal reveals sample tampering at London and Sochi Games

December 9th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

In the latest chapter of the Russian doping scandal, Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren has revealed that the results of the London and Sochi Games were largely skewed in favour of Russian athletes.