A Filmmaker’s Journey Into the Heart of an Olympic Drug Scandal

This is a good article and worth a look if you, like me, have some small interest in sports doping and a large interest in the extremes Putin will go to in promoting Russian nationalism and securing his interests/position at the top of the food chain in Russia.

I have not seen the documentary “Icarus,” but will track it down and report back. If any of you have seen it or have additional data on this subject, I would love to hear from you and publish your views/comments to our colleagues if OK.

Update:  For those that are interested here is a follow up on my last email on the doping of Russian athletes. There is no shortage of coverage on the documentary “Icarus” on the Internet, YouTube or the Media. Here are a few I found quickly:

The documentary “Icarus” is 100 minutes and on Netflix and YouTube. There are several news segments on YouTube that highlight the story and the documentary.

The full documentary “Icarus” on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kltbx8KgIxI

The “Icarus” trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68W6MJPPCQc

News reports:

‘Icarus’: How an amateur cyclist fell into secret world of Russian doping | ABC News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mk0NWKUySIQ

A Filmmaker's Journey Into the Heart of an Olympic Drug Scandal