Entire Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission resigns after audit
All 12 members of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission have resigned amid questions about drug testing on an island that has produced some of the world's top track stars. Jamaican Sports Minister Natalie Neita-Headley says the 12 commissioners agreed to step down to give the government what she described as "a fresh start" as it reorganizes the commission. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
A coalition of more than 60 organizations on Monday launched a nation-wide campaign to get schools to allocate at least an hour each day as physical activity time for students. Called "Active at School," the campaign is spearheaded by Canadian Tire and supported by the federal government. Full Story.
Jumping For Joy
Canadian competitors soared to two more medals on Saturday at the World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships, winning silver in both the men's and women's double mini team finals. In women's action, the Canadian threesome of Corissa Boychuk of Airdrie, Alta., Lexi Giesbrecht of Calgary and Tamara O'Brien of Vancouver finished second with a score of 102.200 points. Full Story.