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Old 06-27-2008, 11:44 AM   #1
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I just saw this posted over at T-Nation... Anyone know if this is legit? It's posted by reuters, so I'd guess it is.

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-O...72829820080627

Kinda sucks.
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Old 06-27-2008, 12:47 PM   #2
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"The national federation's statement said the banned substance most likely reached the weightlifters' bodies through "contaminated" permitted recovery substances, such as proteins."

Come on... if we're really concerned about staying clean they'd check their supplements if it was an honest mistake. Or at least they should have.

Probably not though which majorly sucks. :\
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Old 06-27-2008, 12:54 PM   #3
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legalize it all....keep the playing field even
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Old 06-27-2008, 01:03 PM   #4
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I'm shocked, shocked to find that there is doping going on here!
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Old 06-27-2008, 01:56 PM   #5
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me too Dave... the mind has been boggled. I just think it sucks that the Bulgarians aren't going to be there.

Surprising it was an in house test that brought them down though...
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Old 06-27-2008, 02:11 PM   #6
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Does that news lower the price of the Botev shoe that Gwen Sisto is peddling?
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Old 06-27-2008, 02:22 PM   #7
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me too Dave... the mind has been boggled. I just think it sucks that the Bulgarians aren't going to be there.

Surprising it was an in house test that brought them down though...
If the Bulgarian weightlifting program is anyhting like pro cycling, I would bet they are testing everyday, twice on sundays to make sure they BEAT the test. I suspect that something went wrong and they knew they screwed thsi time around and took the direct approach.
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Old 06-27-2008, 03:03 PM   #8
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Kinda sucks.
Hopefully, not -- there's a minor scandal in Casey Burgener was competing for the 3rd US mens slot, which was promised, then taken away. Hopefully, with the Greeks and Bulgarians out, we can get that third slot for real.
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Old 06-28-2008, 07:34 AM   #9
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I don't believe it. Anyone can look like this with good diet and exercise.

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Well yeah, of course if you eat right and do your overhead squats you can look like that.
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