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


MLS Pick ‘Em 2016 – Week 13 – Columbus Crew SC v. Montreal Impact

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Hey, we’re back! The MLS layoff has made all of us anxious to get back to picking games instead of our noses. Last time out, Colorado and Philadelphia left it late to draw 1-1. A score predicted by two of the experts. Here are the updated standings: Player Points Correct Outcome Incorrect Correct Score Eric Walcott […] READ MORE


IIHF Suspends Ralfs Freibergs For Two Years

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The Disciplinary Commission of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has finally announced its decision in the doping case concerning Latvian defenseman Ralfs Freibergs.  He has been suspended for two years.  With Freibergs indefinite suspension beginning last year, he will get credit for time served and as such is suspended until February 22, 2016. IIHF […] READ MORE


Canadiens, Marc Bergevin Await Answers to Questions in 2015

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The 2014 calendar year for the Montreal Canadiens was one filled with ups and downs as they turned themselves into one of the elite teams in the National Hockey League. They have some of the best players in the league and thanks to their last-placed finish in the Eastern Conference in 2012, have some of the brightest prospects […] READ MORE



Mercedes Nicoll: The Untold Story of Canadian Resilience

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When it comes to inspirational stories of perseverance from the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, Mark McMorris’ ability to overcome a broken rib to win bronze in the slopestyle competition stands out for many. It was a heavily publicized narrative ever since the injury occurred during the X games, and became international headline material when the […] READ MORE


Meaghan Mikkelson: The Cost of Winning

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Brianne Jenner’s goal changed everything. With three and a half minutes left in the women’s hockey gold medal game in Sochi, Russia it drew Canada to within a goal. More importantly, it shifted the momentum which had been almost entirely in the defensive American’s favour. Canada’s dream of winning a fourth straight goal was now […] READ MORE


Craig McMorris on Snowboarding's Olympic Success

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Prior to the 2014 Sochi Olympics, CBC snowboarding analyst Craig McMorris revealed that he was most anticipating viewing “snowboarding explode onto the world stage”. With the games now in the rear-view mirror, McMorris is confident that his anticipations became reality. “Snowboarding was the first event, with slopestyle,” McMorris tells Last Word On Sports. “There was […] READ MORE


State Of The Nations: 5 Takeaways From The Olympic Hockey Tournaments

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State Of The Nations: 5 Takeaways From The Olympic Hockey Tournaments The U.S. Becoming More And More Like Their Neighbours As far as registered hockey players go, the Yanks are catching up to Canada, and are thus, producing some fantastic hockey players. Their team this year didn’t have the superstars of their northern rival, but […] READ MORE


Penguins Suffer Another Big Loss on Back End

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Its been a season where Pittsburgh Penguins defencemen just cant seem to stay healthy.  And without Pittsburgh even playing a game in two and a half weeks the Penguins have another injury, this one suffered during the Olympics in Sochi, as Team USA defenceman Paul Martin broke his hand at the games. Penguins Suffer Another […] READ MORE