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February 2020 Cornell University Vaulter Magazine

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Canadian pole vaulter Shawn Barber tested positive for cocaine, ingested it accidentally during sexual encounter before Rio 2016: ruling

CALGARY — Canadian pole vaulter Shawn Barber competed at the 2016 Rio Summer Games in spite of testing positive in July for cocaine. In a decision rendered Aug. 11 but released on Thursday, the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada ruled Barber inadvertently ingested the banned substance by kissing a…

Rio revisited – technique

In the second part of his Olympic review, Tom McNab analyses the pole vault, long jump and distance events Let’s start by recapping where athletics is positioned. It is not a developing sport, except for in nations coming from a low base. Therefore, if British athletics wishes to improve it must change outlook and look…