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“ICARUS” Documentary Tells Cloak and Dagger Story of Russian Steroid Doctor

Amateur cyclist Bryan Vogel injects testosterone for documentary ICARUS
– by Darius Postovski

“Icarus” is a new movie documentary about the Russian state-sponsored doping program and the mastermind behind it. The documentary has received a lot of critical acclaim with its entry in the U.S. Documentary Comeptition of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. It premiered at the MARC Theatre in Park City, Utah on January 20, 2017. “Icarus” […]

Usain Bolt Supports Olympic Ban on Russian Track and Field Athletes

Usain Bolt supports Russian Olympic ban
– by Darius Postovski

Usain Bolt, the “world’s fastest man” and six-time Olympic gold medalist, wholeheartedly supports the blank ban on all Russian track and field athletes. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) banned 67 Russian track and field athletes even though many of them had never tested positive for any type of anabolic steroid or other prohibited […]

Russian Weightlifting Team Banned from 2016 Rio Olympics Due to Past and Present Steroid Violations

Russian weightlifting team at 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
– by Darius Postovski

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board has banned the entire Russian weightlifting team from participating in the 2016 Summer Olympic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The IWF cited past and present doping violation by 6 out of 8 of the nominated weightlifters as the primary reason behind its decision to keep the Russian team […]