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Old October 22 2012, 07:30 PM   #106
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Nobody begrudges a Jamaican one two three at the 100m but cycling apparently is a different bucket of spanners.
All that was at least in part also due to the UCI's constantly degrading standing among Olympic sports federations. Cycling was actually not very far from getting kicked out of the Olympics completely because of the doping issues.
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Old October 22 2012, 07:34 PM   #107
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My point is not doping but national training programmes.
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Old October 22 2012, 07:37 PM   #108
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I wasn't disagreeing with you, I just made a more general point.
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Old October 22 2012, 07:38 PM   #109
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Re: Armstrong stripped of 7 TdF titles

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My point is not doping but national training programmes.
If I say that's the same thing, I guess that I'm annoying ?
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Old October 22 2012, 07:47 PM   #110
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Track cycling is certainly not the best example anyway because if there is a sport where doping is an institution...
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Old October 22 2012, 07:50 PM   #111
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I don't think the British were any more clean than anyone else during the bad old days. In fact the only reason most people got away with it was that even with doping they were too shit to win anything.
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