Ben Johnson to offer clinics in North Bay as a way to support a local athlete
BayToday.ca – Nov. 22, 2017
Former World Champion sprinter Ben Johnson is hoping to bring his international training expertise up to North Bay as a way to help support North Bay sprinter Nick Laporte.
Ben Johnson was fast, justice was faster
Toronto Star – Sept. 25, 2016
Ben Johnson held P.K. Subban’s ankles as the younger man, preparing for his NHL camp in Nashville, performedsets of stomach crunches on a stifling summer afternoon at Varsity Stadium.
P.K. Subban working out with former Canadian sprint star Ben Johnson
The Score – July, 30, 2015
The Montreal Canadiens superstar has been working out on the track with Canadian sprinting pioneer Ben Johnson in effort to improve his speed, acceleration, and agility.
Ben on Anti-Drugs Mission, Reaches Media in 25 Countries
Puresport PSA video – Aug. 2013
Ben Johnson is promoting an anti-doping campaign, Pure Sport, #ChooseTheRightTrack…
Diego Maradona, Ben Johnson urge youth to run from drugs
Gulf News – Nov. 25, 2013
Dubai: It was a special moment for Argentine football legend Diego Maradona and the controversial former sprinter Ben Johnson. Catching up on the sidelines of the fourth international conference on Sport versus Crime…
Ben Johnson: I was 'nailed on a cross' for 25 years
Fox News – Sept. 24, 2013
Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson returned to Seoul's Olympic Stadium on Tuesday -- 25 years to the day after the steroid-assisted 100m final victory that destroyed his career and reputation…
Pride in Ben Johnson
Ottawa Citizen – Sept. 30, 2013
Canadians still haunted by Ben Johnson's dishonesty? You have got to be kidding me. If you are a true patriotic Canadian and a knowledgeable fan of world-class track and field, you were never haunted…
Ben runs First Race in more than 20 years as Crowd Cheers
CTV News – June 12, 2013
More than twenty years after his fall from grace, Johnson was back on the track Tuesday night anchoring his pro-am relay team to victory…
Ben urges Carl Lewis to come clean and admit using performance enhancing drugs
News.com.au – Sept. 12, 2013
Lewis tested positive three times to banned stimulants during his decorated athletics career…
Then the World Exploded
Grantland – Oct. 9, 2012
For 9.79 seconds in Seoul, a perfect moment at the 1988 Summer Olympics…
9.79*: Is it Time to Rethink Johnson's Legacy in Canada?
TSN – Oct. 18, 2012
It was one of the greatest achievements in the history of Canadian sports…
One For the Record Books
Sportsnet - Sept. 2013
Twenty-five years after Seoul, Ben Johnson should be remembered not for his PED ban, but for his greatness.
TSN Radio Interview
International Sports Report – Jan 2013
Listen in on one of Ben's most candid and revealing interviews.
Ben Trains International Junior Hockey League Team
Sept. 20, 2012
Ben integrates sports psychology with dryland training for an International Junior Hockey League team.
New Book on Ben’s Famous Race
Sports Magazine - June 7, 2012
A bitter rivalry, a terrible twist — Richard Moore, author of a new book on the men’s 100m final at Seoul, explains why its impact is still felt today…
1988 Seoul Olympics
The race of my life. I reached the highest level of track anyone could dream of. Coming from Jamaica, with no money in my pocket, to rising to the top of the world in 9.79 seconds.
1987 Rome World Championships
Charlie caught me napping before this big race. I yawned and told him, “It’s hot out there. It will only take a few minutes to warm up....
1987 World Indoor Championships, Indianapolis
Moving so fast I flipped over a waist high wall, landed on a concrete floor, but bounced back up. Set a new world record.