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Re: WADA: Doping in Sports in Russia
« Reply #75 on: July 20, 2016, 06:48:37 AM »
I personally find this line ironic...

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Such meddling aims “to turn sport into an instrument of geopolitical pressure”

Meanwhile Putin is accused of cheating in sports as an instrument to bolster his own popularity and Russia's perceived importance in the political world.

I am not sure what you are getting at here.
Putin has NOT been accused of cheating in any sports. Whilst he enjoys judo I do not think he competes and certainly not in the Olympics.

If you mean that Putin has spoken out against the politicisation of sport - well, yes he's the source of the quote.
Perhaps irony does not mean what you think it means?

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Re: WADA: Doping in Sports in Russia
« Reply #76 on: July 20, 2016, 07:03:21 AM »
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I am not sure what you are getting at here.

Well maybe you should take some remedial English courses then. 
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Re: WADA: Doping in Sports in Russia
« Reply #77 on: July 20, 2016, 02:01:24 PM »
Really now. Putin has no control over the FSB and cannot be held complicit with any tiny little thing they may get involved in.
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Re: WADA: Doping in Sports in Russia
« Reply #78 on: July 21, 2016, 10:00:02 AM »
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Russia loses appeal against Rio 2016 ban on track and field athletes!

Since they lost the appeal that leaves open the possibility that the IOC will ban all of Russia's athletes.  Tune in Sunday for that story.
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Re: WADA: Doping in Sports in Russia
« Reply #79 on: July 24, 2016, 04:20:19 AM »
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I am not sure what you are getting at here.

Well maybe you should take some remedial English courses then.

Froid, it might help us all if you actually constructed paragraphs with ideas and did not use imaginary constructs such as suggesting the the Russian president is an active competitor in international sports. :)

I understand your words, but the ideas simply make no sense.

Yes, I know, the Marching Morons are here.

Having read the WADA report it is clear that there's no way that the Russian Olympic team can be allowed to compete because to do so would give the lie to the accusations made against the athletes, sporting organisations and the case constructed against them.

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Re: WADA: Doping in Sports in Russia
« Reply #80 on: July 24, 2016, 09:54:16 AM »

Yes, I know, the Marching Morons are here.

Having read the WADA report it is clear that there's no way that the Russian Olympic team can be allowed to compete because to do so would give the lie to the accusations made against the athletes, sporting organisations and the case constructed against them.

So you were wrong....... they fudge it......and all the team Russia (most) will compete.

Of course we will have to wait and see, those virgin's and paragons of virtue what more they will think of......on their effort to attack Russia and that terrible dictator... Putin.

Probably will also stop American's importing wives from Russia and the poor American men will have to live with local models with a backside the size of the back of a bus!  :laugh:
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Re: WADA: Doping in Sports in Russia
« Reply #81 on: July 24, 2016, 10:20:53 AM »
I confess to a huge degree of surprise!

There's a degree of fudge and shoulder sloping given that the final choice is down to the individual international federations.

This allows the IOC to deny culpability, they are passing through a door opened by the FBI's Comey the other week.

On the whole good news for Russia, the Olympics and primarily the athletes of all nations who can know that any awards are  for their victory over the best of their peers.

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Re: WADA: Doping in Sports in Russia
« Reply #82 on: September 12, 2017, 06:04:00 PM »
Of course this article has the typical western media slant, but 95 Russian athletes were cleared.

World Anti-DopingAgency Clears 95 Russian Athletes

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/09/12/sports/olympics/russian-doping-wada.html?referer=https://www.google.com/
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Re: WADA: Doping in Sports in Russia
« Reply #83 on: September 13, 2017, 01:04:26 AM »
Of course this article has the typical western media slant, but 95 Russian athletes were cleared.

World Anti-DopingAgency Clears 95 Russian Athletes

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/09/12/sports/olympics/russian-doping-wada.html?referer=https://www.google.com/

May be I truly do have English 'reading comprehension issues'... as I failed to see ANY western slant / bias ...

1/ It points out a whistle blower kicked this all off

2/ Russia HAS been aggressively defending then conciliatory.

For any athlete to give up their lives to compete and then be forbidden because of the possible actions of others - so desperate to win - must be truly awful.

I look forward to seeing RU athletes competing on a level - drug free - playing field, sea or mountain top