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Old 07-18-2016, 09:43 AM   #1
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Default Russia facing full expulsion from Rio Olympics after state-sponsored cover-up of athletes' drug use

during 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics is confirmed by WADA report

A Moscow laboratory protected Russian athletes during Winter Games
Findings were led by Canadian law professor and lawyer Richard McLaren
He revealed news of his findings during a press conference in Toronto


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/spo...DA-report.html


Russian Ministry of Sport manipulated athletes' urine samples
during 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
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It just goes from bad to worse for Brazil.
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Old 07-18-2016, 08:20 PM   #3
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WADA Statement on the McLaren Report here:
https://www.wada-ama.org/en/media/ne...anipulation-of

WADA/McLaren Report here in PDF.

https://wada-main-prod.s3.amazonaws....ort_final3.pdf
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Russia should start an alternative to the Olympics, which allows as much alteration, manipulation, and cyborgification that money can buy.

It'd be much more entertaining and would likely get higher ratings.
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Russia should start an alternative to the Olympics, which allows as much alteration, manipulation, and cyborgification that money can buy.

It'd be much more entertaining and would likely get higher ratings.
Maybe we could add in something like The Running Man or Death Race 2000 while we're at it?
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You jealous of glorious Russia .. They kicked ass as USSR .. CCCP !!
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The Brazil Olympics are becoming more of a disaster as the days roll by.
Zika, unfinished venues, security worries, and now the omission of the Russians.
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Russia waiting on IOC decision over blanket ban for all athletes at 2016 Olympic Games

Russian athletes are at the centre of a state-directed doping scandal
WADA has joined calls for a blanket ban for all Russian athletes in Rio
International Olympic Committee (IOC) has postponed decision on whether to ban the entire Russia team from the Games
IOC also wants to wait on CAS decision on Russia's appeal against IAAF ban for the nation's track and field team


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/spo...pic-Games.html

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IOC says it won't organize or fund any sports event or meeting in Russia; asks all international Olympic sports federations to freeze their preparations for major events in Russia - Read more on olympic.org
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Ping pong? Doping in ping pong? WTF.
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CURLING???

Unless heavy consumption of alcohol is considered doping, I can't fathom that one.
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Ping pong? Doping in ping pong? WTF.
I would imagine stamina comes in to play after a while of doing this.



---------- Post added at 08:21 AM ---------- Previous post was at 08:19 AM ----------

I thought the sailing one was cute.
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Russia loses appeal against Olympic ban and now faces being kicked out the Rio games altogether
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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected appeals on Olympic ban from the Russian Olympic Committee and 68 Russian athletes
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) first announced the ban on Russia on November 13, 2015
IAAF president Sebastian Coe says 'this is not a day for triumphant statements... I didn't come into this sport to stop athletes from competing'
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/spo...ion-Sport.html
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