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Good win from behind by Gatlin.Fans booing... we all make mistakes, that's life.Most athletes have probably accidently taken banned substances anyway, including Bolt... Strange how Bolt's 9.58-esque times became fewer and fewer as doping substance ban list got longer...WADA should ban themselves - they create needless distractions, ruining it for fans and athletes. Shame on you WADA!
I can just about accept a second chance but there should be a life ban for two time drug cheats. IAAF is weak on drugs and inherently corrupt. Coe is a bad choice for the top job. He's already been caught out as a liar.
Experience counts for a lot in sport. Gatlin's experiences were improved when he took drugs, therefore he is a better athlete now than he would have been without drugs.No drug cheat can ever remove the experience and backing they got through drugs.Therefore all positive test have to mean a lifetime ban.Gatlin is better than he would have been had he never taken drugs.
The boos have it I think.Gatlin took drugs long enough to permanently enhance his performance. Forgive once, OK. But twice is definitely saying 'up yours' to honest athletes.But they still race with him?
Gatlin's win is tainted. He's a two-time cheating loser. Who's to say that he didn't dope up for this race? He just didn't get caught this time.
I was surprised when the London Olympic cycle road race was won by Alexander Vinokourov after he returned a 'double population of erythrocytes, which implied a homologous transfusion' in the 2007 TdF. Never mind. Major Yuri Sedykh's hammer record is safe along with all those other untouchable numbers. Not that I am implying anything. Lets all just boo Justin Gatin. I feel so moral now....
Yet again, Britmedia has pre-installed 'the winner' long before the off. BBC TV fuelled the idea that Coe's script was running, forgetting once again, that it was a competition. Oops, again.
Justin Gatlin and Usain Bolt both worked with Angel Heredia, the BALCO chemist who saved his own skin by outing Gatlin and Marion Jones to the American authorities - but the World Anti-Doping Agency didn’t have such heft so Bolt slipped away. His sudden improvement aged 22 years from 10.03 to 9.69 secs in the 100m casts a long shadow and though he’s never tested positive neither had Marian Jones!
Gatlin tested positive in 2006 to product X. It was probably something else that produced the result last night: besides persistence, focus, dedication? The entire gamut of technology that sits on the 'ok' side of the endlessly shifting fence of control and detection that travels with every world class performer. One thing loved more in London than a winner is someone to hate who ruins 'my race'.
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Any drugs cheat should get a minimum 4 year ban - i.e. miss the next World Champs and the next Olympics. Why won't Seb Coe act on this, for me it's a no-brainer!
@ 563 sorrysorrysorryYour mental health issues - VERY REAL !!!!!.
621. Come on. They're all at it it's only the stupid ones who get caught
When you get caught and punished for doping, for a second time, it can't be confusion or misunderstanding; it shows a propensity for dishonesty; that's why Gatlin was booed, even if he's "clean" at the moment.
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