WADA report: Russia covered up doping for four years

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A World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) commissioned report has discovered that Russia “directed, controlled and oversaw” manipulation of urine samples provided by its athletes. The report was commissioned after former director of anti-doping Dr Grigory Rodchenkov made allegations of doping. He claimed that at least fifteen Russian medallists in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi were part of the […] READ MORE


The Power of The Pack: Rugby World Cup Volunteers

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Whilst England Rugby (RFU) has floundered on the rugby field its counterpart and Rugby World Cup 2015 organiser England 2015 has flourished. Much has already been made of the failings of the English national side from poor leadership and management to the players lacking the required mentality to compete at the highest level. This, however, […] READ MORE


Sport, Politics and the Rio Olympics

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With the 2016 Rio Olympics now just one year away, the crescendo of media, marketing and public interest will dichotomise its veracious newsfeed, between stories of triumph and hope to the forbearing of poverty and pollution as the axiom of not mixing sport and politics is hung out to dry.   For as long as […] READ MORE




Olympic and Paralympic Games should be merged

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With the 20th Commonwealth Games now over, many will reflect on the success of the event in Glasgow. Despite not being talked about much, one of the most notable aspects for me was the seamless integration of parasports. Whether it be in the velodrome, on the athletic track or elsewhere, all the disabled athletes received […] READ MORE



Canadian Connections: Hope is on the Horizon for Canadian Soccer

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In the late stages of 2012, the word that best characterised the Canadian Soccer Association would be momentum. A few months later that word has transformed into limbo. Canada’s program was rapidly moving towards the competitive position that they envisioned themselves on all levels of the organisation. In their centennial year Canada Soccer had plenty […] READ MORE


Milos Raonic: 2012 Review

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With the 2012 ATP season in its twilight, I believe it’s a good time to evaluate this year’s campaign of Canada’s top tennis athlete, Milos Raonic. 2012 marked Milos’ second full year as an ATP staple after he established himself as a consistent qualifier for majors and ATP 1000s with his stellar play in 2011. […] READ MORE


Usain Bolt Wants Premier League Shot

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The World’s fastest man ever, Usain Bolt of Jamaica, earlier this week set the olympic record in 100-meter dash completing the race in 9.63 seconds.  His world record of 9.58 seconds in the event is often considered “inhuman” – to be able to run at this speed, he is in a class by himself. Most […] READ MORE