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#1 longboard

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 09:22 PM

Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell have both tested positive for banned substances. 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk...letics/23307913

 

The drug problems in athletics seem to run and run.



#2 tim2

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 09:26 PM

Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell have both tested positive for banned substances. 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk...letics/23307913

 

The drug problems in athletics seem to run and run.

 

Quite quickly, in fact. Plus ca change...


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#3 Futtocks

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 09:26 AM

The drug problems in athletics seem to run and run.


Lousy news for the sport, especially with the World Championships coming up soon. At least they continue to catch cheats. There are a lot of sports that do far less than Athletics when it comes to testing and general vigilance.

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#4 gingerjon

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 09:41 AM

Meanwhile we must all believe that those lovely cyclists can do uphills, sprinting and recovery like that because of their 'diet'.

 

And tennis players can do five hours in the heat of the day on a banana.


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#5 Futtocks

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 09:43 AM

To be fair on Cycling, these days they catch even more cheats than Athletics. They seem to have responded appropriately to all the criticism.

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#6 MikeW

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 09:55 AM

 

And tennis players can do five hours in the heat of the day on a banana.

Don't forget the Barley water



#7 gingerjon

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Posted 15 July 2013 - 10:08 AM

To be fair on Cycling, these days they catch even more cheats than Athletics. They seem to have responded appropriately to all the criticism.

 

Don't forget the Barley water

 

Yes, my mistake.

 

Barley water.  Dietitians.


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