Anti Doping

The IOC And WADA Will Either Save Or Destroy One Another

Akaash Maharaj | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Politics
Akaash Maharaj

WADA had called  --  in vain  --  for the IOC to ban the Russian team from Rio. Since, the agency has endured a campaign of vilification by political actors and cyberattacks by hackers. Far more insidiously, too many of WADA's partners appear to feel that the agency has betrayed them by unmasking the ugly truths that lie behind impeccable fictions.

Will The World Anti-Doping Agency Be Allowed To Succeed?

Akaash Maharaj | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Politics
Akaash Maharaj

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) called for Russia to be banned from the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The International Paralympic Committee agreed; the International Olympic Committee did not. Since then, WADA has careered towards a pitiless confrontation with some of the most powerful figures in global affairs.

Post-Armstrong, The Dream Can Still Be Lean, Mean -- And Clean

Brenden Hurley | Posted 10.24.2012 | Canada Living
Brenden Hurley

Today Lance Armstrong gave up his legal fight against allegations of doping. Consequently his results from 1998 onwards, including seven consecutive overall victories in the Tour de France, will be abolished. For post-Lance cycling fans, the very idol that drew them to two wheels has been smashed. But there is hope in the new generation, in the Ryders and Bradleys, who are clean cyclers.