Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Russian doping lab whistleblower accused of being recruited in ... hours ago
The World Anti-Doping Authority kept him in place for a reason, she added, because he had been "compromised" by foreign agents. ... The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, which manages Canada's anti-doping program, told CBC News it is looking into the report, but was unable to respond with a statement by press ...

The Russian doping scandal is just another part of its disinformation ...

The Hill-2 hours ago
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) supported the December 2017 decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban Russian athletes and the country's Olympic Committee from participating in the games due to Russia's decades-long practice of circumventing anti-doping programs and tests. Though Russia ...
Two Russian athletes not invited to 2018 Winter Olympics by mistake

Why Is It So Easy To Cheat At The Olympics?

Live Science-Feb 13, 2018
According to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Saito tested positive for a diuretic called acetazolamide, which can be taken to hide the presence of performance-enhancing drugs and is one of more than 200 chemicals prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency. Saito's suspension is the first to occur during the 2018 ...
Japanese Olympic Athlete expelled for doping
Local Source-NHK WORLD-Feb 12, 2018
International-TASS-19 hours ago

Doping is rampant at the Olympics. Here's why.

Vox-4 hours ago
To punish Russia for its egregious state-sponsored doping of athletes at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and 2016 Rio Olympics, the International Olympic Committee has forced Russian athletes to compete not as Russians but as “OARs,” or “Olympic Athlete from Russia.” As Vox's Zeeshan Aleem noted, it's an awkward ...

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