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Jim read a brief statement through tears at the University of Lethbridge throwing circles. (Lethbridge News Now photo credit)

Jim Steacy Says His Final Farewell to Competitive Sports

By Sam Borsato - @BorsatoSam on Twitter
July 21, 2016 - 4:01pm Updated: July 22, 2016 - 2:48pm

LETHBRIDGE - It's the end of an era, as local athlete and two-time Olympian Jim Steacy announced his retirement from competitive sports on Thursday.

Richard McLaren - Photo credit to The Canadian Press

Independent Investigation Confirms Russian Sample-Swapping and Widespread Doping

By The Canadian Press
July 18, 2016 - 12:15pm

TORONTO: The World Anti-Doping Agency's executive board wants the International Olympic Committee to ban all Russian teams from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after an independent investigation led by a Canadian law professor confirmed widespread, state-sponsored doping across many sports.