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  • Hughes in forgiving mood.

    The 4x100m team won silver in Tokyo before CJ Ujah failed tests for banned drugs while in Manchester Dina Asher-Smith reached the 100m semi-finals

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    • They’ve added another year onto Okagbare’s ban.

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      • Grassmarket
        Grassmarket commented
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        More significantly, the Nigerian 4x100 is banned from Eugene, because she was part of it when they set their QT. So a bit of luck for the world ranked 17th nation.

      • RunUnlimited
        RunUnlimited commented
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        lol I'm liking the extra serving of spite WADA is giving to this unapologetic fraud.

        Could not have happened to a more deserving douchebag.

        Enjoy your enforced retirement in disgrace Okagbare.

      • SprintRelayFan
        SprintRelayFan commented
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        She's chatting on on twitter. She is one of the ones that annoys me most now!

    • Switzerland's Alex Wilson’s ban from last year confirmed, 4 years.

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      • Nijel Amos suspended. Metabolites of GW1516, whatever that is.
        Last edited by trevorp; 13-07-22, 01:11.

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        • LuckySpikes
          LuckySpikes commented
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          More info on GW1516 at https://www.usada.org/spirit-of-spor...s-know-gw1516/

          It seems that supplements can be contaminated with it ...

        • Grassmarket
          Grassmarket commented
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          Supplements are not made for professional athletes - they’re made for body builders, bouncers & gangsters. The makers are constantly trying to add illegal ingredients because their prime market don’t care about testing, all they want is the big muscles. Any serious athlete is daft to take them.

      • Two more men out of the WCs, both high profile medal contenders.

        Randolph Ross, US 400m runner who ran 44.13 in June, for tampering in a whereabouts case, and Lawrence Cherono, Kenyan marathon runner and fourth placer in Tokyo, tested positive for trimetazidine, another fat burner.

        AIU-PRESS-RELEASE-CHERONO-AND-ROSS.pdf (athleticsintegrity.org)

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        • Originally posted by Occasional Hope View Post
          Two more men out of the WCs, both high profile medal contenders.

          Randolph Ross, US 400m runner who ran 44.13 in June, for tampering in a whereabouts case, and Lawrence Cherono, Kenyan marathon runner and fourth placer in Tokyo, tested positive for trimetazidine, another fat burner.

          AIU-PRESS-RELEASE-CHERONO-AND-ROSS.pdf (athleticsintegrity.org)
          Oh bloody hell, two of my medalists in the Prediction Contest! Why couldn't they have announced this before the contest closing time? So inconsiderate.

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          • Occasional Hope
            Occasional Hope commented
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            I think a few people picked Ross.

          • trickstat
            trickstat commented
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            I had Cherono as I think did quite a few others. I'm glad I picked Allison over Ross.

          • LuckySpikes
            LuckySpikes commented
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            Checking my screenshots of entries, 5 picked Ross and 9 picked Cherono (2 as the winner). Four of us are affected by both withdrawals.

        • Going to be a f u for me already. I picked Ross and Cherono

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          • US team must be counting their blessings they didn't run him in the mixed. Or maybe they knew he was under suspicion and that's why they nominated a reserve for the 400 solo?

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            • trickstat
              trickstat commented
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              True, but they pretty much ran a C team. There were some athletes in their pool for the single sex 4x4s they didn't use.

          • Another case of tampering with a 3rd whereabouts failure. This time decathlete Garrett Scantling - https://www.usada.org/sanction/garre...al-suspension/

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            • Occasional Hope
              Occasional Hope commented
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              I suspected something was up when he wasn't in the US team.
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