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#2413667 - 12/05/17 02:19 PM Russia banned from 2018 Olympics
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Just heard. Due to their continued violations of doping athletes. Interesting.

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#2413680 - 12/05/17 02:34 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Says they have the committee's permission to compete as neutrals. shruggy

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#2413683 - 12/05/17 02:36 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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#2413686 - 12/05/17 02:41 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Na, too much paperwork.
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#2413715 - 12/05/17 03:33 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Russia and China been doping for years. Technology has gotten better now that they can be caught more easily.

Good, kick the commies out.

This country has gotten too cozy w/those bastards of late. Time to start playing hardball with them.
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#2413744 - 12/05/17 04:13 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: ragtopdodge]
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I prefer my sports to be altered by performance enhanced participants shruggy They jump higher,run faster,and are prone to violent outbursts on the sidelines whats not to like.
Let'm shoot up and make the games more exciting up

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#2413756 - 12/05/17 04:25 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Originally Posted By Pacnorthcuda
Just heard. Due to their continued violations of doping athletes. Interesting.


In the same article it spoke about how the russians have increased their doping to the same levels as the East Germans in the 50's, 60's and 70's..

Brought back memories of the East German "women" athletes.... BLECH


Edited by floridian (12/05/17 05:45 PM)

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#2413790 - 12/05/17 05:09 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Russia and China been doping for years. Technology has gotten better now that they can be caught more easily.

Good, kick the commies out.

This country has gotten too cozy w/those bastards of late. Time to start playing hardball with them.
Yep I agree.

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#2413791 - 12/05/17 05:10 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: floridian]
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Originally Posted By floridian
Originally Posted By Pacnorthcuda
Just heard. Due to their continued violations of doping athletes. Interesting.



Brought back memories of the East German "women" athletes.... BLECH


It was reported back in the day that those women had more hair on their nads than the men.

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#2413816 - 12/05/17 05:51 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: fourgearsavoy]
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Originally Posted By fourgearsavoy
I prefer my sports to be altered by performance enhanced participants shruggy They jump higher,run faster,and are prone to violent outbursts on the sidelines whats not to like.
Let'm shoot up and make the games more exciting up

Gus beer


Here Here! up I am all for doping, who cares if they don't live long afterwards as long as I get to see amazing feats and hopefully some appendages being ripped off! boogie
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#2413829 - 12/05/17 06:11 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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nobody cares about the Olympics anymore since they let professionals play in it..
its all about making money and not sport..
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#2413868 - 12/05/17 07:32 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Some of you guys are just sick!

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#2413906 - 12/05/17 08:21 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: fourgearsavoy]
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Originally Posted By fourgearsavoy
I prefer my sports to be altered by performance enhanced participants shruggy They jump higher,run faster,and are prone to violent outbursts on the sidelines whats not to like.
Let'm shoot up and make the games more exciting up

Gus beer


Reminds me of the old SNL skit where the weight lifter pulls his arms off. "He's going to feel that in the morning."


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#2413932 - 12/05/17 08:52 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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They all dope to some degree, even the US athletes I figure.
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#2413934 - 12/05/17 08:56 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: flypaper]
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Originally Posted By flypaper
yawn
nobody cares about the Olympics anymore since they let professionals play in it..
its all about making money and not sport..



This I agree with 100% and do you know that if the figure skaters have competed professionally and have been paid they are not allowed to compete in the olympics. it should have stayed for the amateurs.
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#2414112 - 12/06/17 08:49 AM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Rhinodart]
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Originally Posted By Rhinodart
Originally Posted By fourgearsavoy
I prefer my sports to be altered by performance enhanced participants shruggy They jump higher,run faster,and are prone to violent outbursts on the sidelines whats not to like.
Let'm shoot up and make the games more exciting up

Gus beer


Here Here! up I am all for doping, who cares if they don't live long afterwards as long as I get to see amazing feats and hopefully some appendages being ripped off! boogie

now THAT would be olympics worth the time wasted to watch ! biggrin excitement is entertainment, so bring on the dope[s] !
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#2414203 - 12/06/17 11:35 AM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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yawn
nobody cares about the Olympics anymore since they let professionals play in it..
its all about making money and not sport..
It may be all about money but the 2014 winter olympics averaged 21.4 million viewers. Even though it may be what you want to believe or what you want others to believe but I wouldn`t say nobody cares.

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#2414244 - 12/06/17 12:42 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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So one corrupt organization has reprimanded another corrupt organization?
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#2414246 - 12/06/17 12:48 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Not_A_Duster]
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Quoting Pacnorthcuda:

Hogwash. Mods, please delete this thread.

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#2414249 - 12/06/17 12:53 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: jcc]
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Originally Posted By jcc
Quoting Pacnorthcuda:

Hogwash. Mods, please delete this thread.


Why? Doping of athletes in the Olympics is a verboten topic on Moparts?

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#2414289 - 12/06/17 02:09 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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My nephew is a brutally fast swimmer who has a very good chance at being picked for the US Olympic team in 2020. Even now, at 15, he has been accused of doping because he routinely wastes older swimmers in the 200M butterfly (his best event).

Widespread doping has made it very difficult for "clean" athletes who dominate in their fields because they will always compete under a cloud of suspicion.
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#2414299 - 12/06/17 02:28 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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The president said we could trust Russia so let them play, they won't cheat.

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#2414301 - 12/06/17 02:30 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Orange_Crush]
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Originally Posted By Orange_Crush
Widespread doping has made it very difficult for "clean" athletes who dominate in their fields because they will always compete under a cloud of suspicion.


The "Lance Armstrong" effect. Vehemently denied doping for years and years, and personally ruined several people who were accusing him in the process. We all know how that ended up.

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#2414384 - 12/06/17 06:11 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: 74RALLYE]
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Originally Posted By 74RALLYE
The president said we could trust Russia so let them play, they won't cheat.


iagree

The Russians are our friends. Heck, I even remember some guys posting pics of Putin in the 'current events' forum last year as an example of a glorious 'manly' leader...

Can't see why anybody would object to a little doping in the Olympics or a little hacking here and there... give the poor country a break. They're good guys.

(Note: The above message may contain sarcasm)

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#2414388 - 12/06/17 06:23 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Yep, Lance Armstrong a perfect example of a not so fair or accurate system.


Recall what old Smokey Y used to say, 'Everyone Cheats"

By the sheer numbers, the USA is way out in front, with 18 athletes caught doping at the Summer Olympic Games. Second place goes to Russia, with 14 athletes. In fairness, the focus on summer Olympics means the recent Russian doping controversy is excluded — the country’s suspected dirty athletes weren’t allowed to compete in the first place, and doping violations in Sochi don’t count towards this graphic.

Obviously, the US is also at a disadvantage because it consistently brings the most athletes. Which country brings the most doped athletes per capita would be an interesting calculation. My gut says that Bulgaria, with nine athletes caught from their relatively small country, might be in the lead.

In any case, it’s a good reminder that while the focus on these Olympics has been on Russia’s doping, there’s plenty of other athletes (and possibly national sporting bodies) that have tried to win at all costs.


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#2414395 - 12/06/17 06:33 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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#2414428 - 12/06/17 07:15 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Make it like bracket racing, give each a dial in. Bruce Jenner must have been taking the wrong drug, I think he used tridicsagain

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#2414460 - 12/06/17 08:09 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: ChryCoGuy]
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Originally Posted By ChryCoGuy
Originally Posted By 74RALLYE
The president said we could trust Russia so let them play, they won't cheat.


iagree

The Russians are our friends. Heck, I even remember some guys posting pics of Putin in the 'current events' forum last year as an example of a glorious 'manly' leader...

Can't see why anybody would object to a little doping in the Olympics or a little hacking here and there... give the poor country a break. They're good guys.

(Note: The above message may contain sarcasm)


My family background is Ukrainian, so I’m obviously not a big supporter of Putin or his methods.

But there’s far worse people who should of greater concern to us leading foreign nations right now - Xi Jinping for example. And yet we continue to fall all over ourselves to do business with that gangster state. Matter of fact, the man-child who “leads” our country has expressed admiration, and is over there right now trying to broker free trade with people who reject the very idea of freedom.
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#2414508 - 12/06/17 09:53 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Well Mexico can no longer compete in the summer Olympics either... everyone that can run, jump or swim is already in the United States!

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#2414622 - 12/07/17 08:45 AM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Not_A_Duster]
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Originally Posted By Not_A_Duster
Originally Posted By ChryCoGuy
Originally Posted By 74RALLYE
The president said we could trust Russia so let them play, they won't cheat.


iagree

The Russians are our friends. Heck, I even remember some guys posting pics of Putin in the 'current events' forum last year as an example of a glorious 'manly' leader...

Can't see why anybody would object to a little doping in the Olympics or a little hacking here and there... give the poor country a break. They're good guys.

(Note: The above message may contain sarcasm)


My family background is Ukrainian, so I’m obviously not a big supporter of Putin or his methods.

But there’s far worse people who should of greater concern to us leading foreign nations right now - Xi Jinping for example. And yet we continue to fall all over ourselves to do business with that gangster state. Matter of fact, the man-child who “leads” our country has expressed admiration, and is over there right now trying to broker free trade with people who reject the very idea of freedom.


Totally agree with all points.

I think the fundamental difference in the Olympics ban is that the Russians concocted such an elaborate plan to hide the doping when the Olympics were in Sochi. FWIW, I think all countries have doping athletes, but this plan took it up a notch or two that the others hadn't (or at least weren't caught doing it).

In a non-Olympic context, "We" (Canada and the US) do business with lots of regimes in the world that are really bad people on a number of levels. In most cases it is beneficial financially, so we just look the other way...

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#2414853 - 12/07/17 04:09 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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the reason they got banned and no one else has yet is because the country it self was involved not just some rouge individuals but the country was doing it in mass. They had a whole in the pee room they would pass the pee through so the athlete could get good pee for the wizz quiz
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#2414862 - 12/07/17 04:27 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: HotRodDave]
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Originally Posted By HotRodDave
the reason they got banned and no one else has yet is because the country it self was involved not just some rouge individuals but the country was doing it in mass. They had a whole in the pee room they would pass the pee through so the athlete could get good pee for the wizz quiz

That sounds like what my buddy's job was for this big trucking-heavy equipment company. His main job was the designated pi$$er so the hard to find operators keep working. 100% true. Eventuly he got diabetes and had to resign. Boss was interviewing new drug free pis$ers the next week.


Edited by cudaman1969 (12/07/17 04:28 PM)

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#2415897 - 12/09/17 06:08 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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omg doping in athletics. shocked

They should give Ben Johnson his medal back.
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#2416296 - 12/10/17 01:46 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: 74RALLYE]
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Originally Posted By 74RALLYE
The president said we could trust Russia so let them play, they won't cheat.
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#2416437 - 12/10/17 07:01 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Who cares who gets banned. The olympics have gone way out of control with the demands of monetary spending for each event. The simple solution for me is that I do not waste my time watching the olympics.
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#2416442 - 12/10/17 07:05 PM Re: Russia banned from 2018 Olympics [Re: Superfreak]
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I only watch a couple events. Too few to even remember which. Like curling, and some other one or 2.

Oh, and summer Olympics??? I don't remember now that they don't have soft/baseball.


Edited by amxautox (12/10/17 07:06 PM)
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