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Sir Mo Farah hits back after USADA report claims coach Salazar could have broken anti-doping rules

Sir Mo Farah hits back after USADA report claims coach Salazar could have broken anti-doping rules

Dick Straight February 27, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah has reiterated he is “clean” following the leaking of a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) report that suggested coach Alberto Salazar may have broken

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WADA confirms McLaren evidence may not be sufficient to sanction some Russian athletes

WADA confirms McLaren evidence may not be sufficient to sanction some Russian athletes

Dick Straight February 26, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has confirmed that there may be a lack of “sufficient evidence” needed to impose sanctions upon some Russian athletes identified in the McLaren Report. In an open

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Five medals on day one as Vikes run rampant at Canada West Track Championships

Five medals on day one as Vikes run rampant at Canada West Track Championships

Dick Straight February 25, 2017 0

Vikes Communications The day couldn’t have gone much better for the UVic Vikes track team as they got their 2017 Canada West Track Championships started with a bang, picking up five medals on day one

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Jessica Augusto targets Rosa Mota’s record in Hamburg Marathon

Jessica Augusto targets Rosa Mota’s record in Hamburg Marathon

Dick Straight February 23, 2017 0

Jessica Augusto will have her sights set on record-breaking when she stands on the start line of the Haspa Hamburg Marathon on April 23. It’s a record with special significance for the Portuguese runner

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon earns IAAF Gold Label status

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon earns IAAF Gold Label status

Dick Straight February 23, 2017 0

Paul Gains For the third consecutive year the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has been awarded an IAAF Gold Label, an accolade which solidifies its inclusion amongst the world’s most prestigious city marathons. The news comes as

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Carter launches CAS appeal against Beijing 2008 relay disqualification

Carter launches CAS appeal against Beijing 2008 relay disqualification

Dick Straight February 17, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has launched an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the ruling that saw his country’s 4×100 metres relay team, including Usain Bolt, stripped

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Savinova stripped of Olympic gold medal and given four-year doping ban by CAS

Savinova stripped of Olympic gold medal and given four-year doping ban by CAS

Dick Straight February 11, 2017 0

From Inside the Games Russian 800 metres runner Mariya Savinova has been stripped of her London 2012 Olympic gold medal and banned for four years for doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The

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WADA warn against jailing doping cheats as Ethiopian faces three-year sentence

WADA warn against jailing doping cheats as Ethiopian faces three-year sentence

Dick Straight February 10, 2017 0

From Inside the Games The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has reiterated its concern with handing jail terms to athletes who fails drugs tests after claims an Ethiopian runner faces at least three years behind bars

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Shawn Barber leads Canadian top 20 list

Shawn Barber leads Canadian top 20 list

Christopher Kelsall February 9, 2017 0

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Rio Rematch: All 3 Men’s Medalists at Pre Classic

Rio Rematch: All 3 Men’s Medalists at Pre Classic

Dick Straight February 9, 2017 0

World record holder Renaud Lavillenie will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a 5th time, and prime among his challengers will be both Thiago Braz– who famously thwarted the Frenchman’s bid for a second Olympic

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