Ryan Lochte’s Drunken Mishap Leads to Sponorship Exits

Ryan Lochte’s Drunken Mishap Leads to Sponorship Exits If the public wasn’t talking about the Olympics and a swimmer’s speedo, they were busy talking about Ryan Lochte and his fall from grace in Rio. All of the negative press caused many of the Olympic swimmer’s sponsorships to jump ship. Not wanting to tarnish their names […]

Performance Enhancing Drugs: Explained.

With the Summer Olympics in full swing, performance enhancing drugs are making headlines. Mostly, the focus has been on the ban of Russian athletes who have tested positive various banned substances. The use of performance enhancing drugs is nothing new, and it may be helpful to understand more about what they are. There are four […]

Celebrities on Why They Don’t Use Drugs or Drink Alcohol

 After having some not-so-great experiences with alcohol, many of Hollywood’s hottest stars stopped drinking cold turkey. Take Kristin Davis of the Sex and the City franchise. Although the character she plays is a swanky New Yorker who enjoys drinks by the gallon with her other female friends, the actress herself doesn’t drink because of an […]

Addiction-Related Celebrity Deaths 

Drug addiction has claimed the lives of many celebrities throughout the years. The recent accidental overdose of fentanyl claimed Prince’s life in 2016. The talented musician joins a long list of singers, actors, comedians, and models in the past. Among the names of the deceased include the legendary Michael Jackson, Heath Ledger, Anna Nicole Smith, […]

Olympic Doping: Re-Tests Show Cheating in 2008, 2012 Games

The 2016 Olympics aren’t the only games marred by doping scandals; new re-tests have proven that cheating took place in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. Forty more athlete’s tests have come up positive showing that over twenty-three medalists used performance drugs to achieve their championship victories. Doping is a serious issue that comes with […]

Russia’s Doping Scandal Continues as 2016 Summer Olympics Approach

Russian athletes and the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) have failed to overturn their a suspension from the 2016 Olympic Games. The reason for the ban had to do with doping and the number of athletes that tested positive for drugs. Only a few men and women could compete in the Olympics being held in Rio. Athletes […]

Chaka Khan Entering Rehab for Prescription Drug Abuse

Sensational singer and performer Chaka Khan has admitted to having a drug abuse problem. Known best for her song “I’m Every Woman,” she’s canceled her summer tour in an attempt to get healthy. She clearly knows how crippling drug abuse can be if left untreated. Her good friend and fellow musician, Prince, died from a prescription […]

Chris Brown Allegedly Threatens Tour Manager When on Drugs

It’s not the first time Chris Brown has caused controversy throughout his singing career. In recent news, he allegedly threatened his female tour manager while high on drugs. The tirade thrown by Chris Brown was so severe that the woman quit on the spot and left his tour bus after he cornered her. Following the […]

Olympic Drug Testing Lab Suspended Just Weeks Ahead of the Games 

Another drug testing scandal has rocked the 2016 Olympics. This time, it has nothing to do with Russian athletes and everything to do with the Brazilian laboratory designated to conduct tests for the games in Rio de Janeiro which are scheduled to take place in August. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspended the lab for […]

Widespread Doping Leads to Ban of Russian Track & Field Teams from 2016 Olympics

Sorry, Russia track and field fans: Russian Olympic athletes are banned from the games in Rio de Janeiro due to doping allegations. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) note that although progress has been made, the Russian Athletic Federation (RUSAF) has not met conditions allowing it to be reinstated into the IAAF. Russian athletes […]