The Russian Doping Scandal will be one of the most notorious sporting debacles that will go down in history. The revelations of just how long and how widespread the affair was is still having impacting sports to this day, and likely will continue on for the foreseeable future.
This latest documentary by Netflix delves into the depths of whistleblowers, and cover ups that followed the breaking of the story by using a combination of interviews, archive footage and investigative journalism to try and untangle the web of lies that lies embedded within the Russian athletic culture.
Icarus looks like it will be a very powerful documentary.
Icarus is on Netflix from August 4th!