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The mayor and the sprinter

In early April, the media had a field day when Toronto Mayor Rob Ford announced that disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson was going to be a part of his campaign team as he went after re-election. ¬†Along with a minor bit … Continue reading

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Drugs and the Comrades Marathon

It’s devastating and disappointing. News broke today that the winner of the grueling, 90-kilometres Comrades Marathon in South Africa was disqualified because of doping. Ludwick Mamabolo was told to walk because of using¬†Methylhexanamine, a stimulant that may be found as … Continue reading

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