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  1. Re: Top Jamaican Sprint Coach Says Bolt On the Decline

    This certainly got blown out of proportions.

    Here's the crux of the argument for the decline:



    The reporter's use of (that Bolt is declining) signifies that Francis was replying to a...
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    Joe six-pack: Average American moron, IQ 60, drinking beer, watching baseball and CNN, and ... Are those Americans typically reading The Gleaner?[/quote]

    I'd take my American education over yours...
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    Joe six-pack: Average American moron, IQ 60, drinking beer, watching baseball and CNN, and ... Are those Americans typically reading The Gleaner?
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    absolutely a great post. I would be willing to be that most of these athletes that had "positives" could pass a lie detector test that they did nothing wrong.[/quote]
    Yet, as they consider "utmost...
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    Regarding the No Fault rule, the IAAF must also take into consideration the “utmost caution” standard (WADA Code 10.5.1) when applying fault to VCB. If she adhered to this standard, a standard of...
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    When you need real diuresis, good luck with that.[/quote]
    I'm grateful you stated this. For one, I'm wrong/incorrect, and this reiterates what Blues stated, that the product may not be banned.
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    Absolutely correct on both counts, and I'm not stating that they should be banned. However, what I am attempting to get across is that someone yesterday stated that there are no diuretic creams....
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    Certainly prudent, as they're certainly versed on the subject. I'm not.

    However, I've checked Livestrong on the effects of Progesterone, which acts as a natural diuretic which increases...
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    Re: "The old Jeremy is GONE"

    In support of this, not that batonless requires it, but the first threads on Wariner and 800m on this board were from 2004 ("Media Ignores Wariner"; and "Webb's Speed"; and "sub-1:40 over 800 meters...
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    For clarity:

    Upon a poster citing that diuretic creams don't exist, one of the first reactions several of us had—we looked into it and some reported back. Most of us who looked into read the exact...
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    True, Kronberg isn't a nobody, but that's my own inclination. However, I believe a journalist picked whichever unsuspecting player he could and posed a loaded question which fit into a story he had...
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    Re: - Jeg har vært mistenksom til Jamaica fra første stund,

    Not that it makes any difference to the topic at hand, but I don't see where Danish was mentioned or inferred. The first quote you provided was lifted from the Norwegian daily tabloid, Dagbladet. The...
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    Re: USATF Declarations

    Re: Felix, I don't think it's a matter of will she be in London shape come Moscow. I think it's will she be in Eugene shape, come Des Moines, which was an indicator of how London would go. Probably...
  14. Re: European Team Championships 2013, Gateshead/GBR, 22-23 J

    It's at all possible that she's listed on paper, because she's one of the trainers. And, it may be that trainers are listed with the team. Was clarification sought in a follow-up e-mail or phone...
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    Re: Des Moines weather

    Heading on the road to Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area to work for a couple days. I plan on going up to Des Moines to watch a great deal of the USAT&F National Outdoor T & F Champs after that......
  16. Thread: Muna Lee.

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    Re: Muna Lee.

    I will be running at usa's on thursday.....I am sitting on the track alone right now trying to control my emotions. So much just happened in the last 24 hours...
  17. Re: European Team Championships 2013, Gateshead/GBR, 22-23 J

    Swedish troops for Dublin:

    100m/200 m: Nil de Oliveira, Spårvägen.
    400m: Axel Bergrahm, Spårvägen.
    800m: Johan Rogestedt, Stenungsund.
    1.500m: Johan Hydén, Hammarby.
    3.000m: Adil Bouafif,...
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    t_monk, to your credit, you've a level head about yourself and are really trying to dispassionately report what you're seeing. What I've been critical of—if I'm so granted a right to make such an...
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    For what it may or may not be worth, here are some Google trending figures from Sunday, 16-June, with the number 100 representing the peak search interest. The number in parenthesis indicates the...
  20. Thread: UCF on the rise

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    Re: UCF on the rise

    Pro athletes, notwithstanding, it has implications for any current recruits committed to joining the programme and athletes with remaining NCAA eligibility.
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    t_monk, you don't get it both ways, that's to say, here's a news report stating something and no one should decide what that could imply prior to facts presented on the table; and here's another news...
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    Re: USATF Declarations

    Does sarcasm pay your bills? As far as none of us knowing anything, there, you'd be inaccurate. There's not a 'we' there. I know who he is. Having not requested his permission to copy/paste his post,...
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    Re: Another Jamaican positive [VCB]

    Probably because, for those of us in Europe, it was anywhere from 03.18 to 05.18 when you posted that. And, frankly, I'd hope no one's browsing this site during those hours on a Tuesday morning.
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    Re: Thornton to retire, UT programs to be combined

    Whilst Thornton has retired, Coach Frye on Monday was extended four more years with the Gamecocks.
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    Re: Thornton to retire, UT programs to be combined

    Who was it that wrote that Oregon [with 20 national titles] has track & field athletes celebrated like no where in the country, inferring that a place like Arkansas, with 39 national titles, doesn't?...
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