University Sports

Broken System
Westhead: Critics call CIS drug-testing procedures pathetic

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The head coach of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies says he suspects football players at the majority of CIS schools are using banned substances, a declaration that comes as some officials say Canadian college football is a "wild west" where players dope without fear of detection and the Canadian government is seizing millions of dollars worth of illegal steroids at the border. Full Story.(Photo:

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Assault Charges

Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., have charged two University of Ottawa hockey players in connection with a sexual assault that took place when the team was in the city for a game in February. Police say the assault involved a 21-year-old female victim and allegedly took place in a hotel early on February 2. Full Story.

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Thrown Out

A discrimination complaint over a decision by the University of New Brunswick to eliminate varsity women's hockey will proceed. The province's Labour and Employment Board has ruled against the school's effort to have the complaint thrown out. Full Story.


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