Category Archives: Sports

WADA’s latest rebuke of Russian anti-doping regime raises prospect of possible Olympic ban

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The World Anti-Doping Agency dealt a blow to Russia’s hopes of competing at next year’s Winter Olympics by refusing to reinstate the country’s suspended anti-doping operation, and Russia responded by insisting, as it has all along, that the government had nothing to do with doping. At its meeting Thursday in…

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‘You hope for the best’: Questions surround $7.5M donation pledged to B.C. junior hockey team

Residents of Kimberley, B.C., were ecstatic last month when they heard that their fledgling junior hockey team was going to receive a whopping $7.5-million donation from a Calgary benefactor. “What an amazing gesture,” one person crowed on Facebook. “So generous … this will be great for the whole community,” wrote another. But weeks later, the…

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