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    • Athletes are frustrated’: Canada’s Beckie Scott calls for expansion of investigation into Russian doping

      March 12, 2016

       As chair of the World Anti-Doping Agency athlete’s commission, Beckie Scott is charged with speaking on behalf of those who compete for medals without performance-enhancing drugs.

      On Friday, the Canadian issued a desperate call to expand the scope of a scathing independent commission investigation into doping in Russian athletics. It would take a naïve soul, she says, to conclude the cheating started and stopped with track and field.

      “WADA states clearly that it supports clean athletes,” Scott wrote in a letter to WADA president Sir Craig Reedie. “And at the moment, clean athletes are disappointed with the lack of action.”

      Disappointed is a polite way of putting it...