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Toothache

http://www.foxsports.com.au/commonw...sitive-for-drugs/story-fn5k3in0-1225937211934

Commonwealth Games chief Mike Fennell confirmed the result of Osayemi Oludamola's A sample this afternoon and said he was disappointed to hear the news that the Nigerian had tested positive for the stimulant methylhexamine.

Earlier today, the online version of Nigeria's Vanguard newspaper quoted officials from the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, who confirmed Oludamola had tested positive for a banned stimulant.

They blamed the positive test result on prescription medication given to Oludamola for a toothache.

"She took medication for her toothache and we strongly suspect that it was that which led to her failed drug test,'' AFN President Solomon Ogba told Vanguard.
 
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It seems to be quite convenient for athletes to whip out the old "it was in my prescription!" excuse when surely SOMEONE would check the contents of the drug being consumed. One would only hope that athletes or their trainers would have some sort of idea of what is banned an what isn't.
 
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Ferminal said:
http://www.foxsports.com.au/commonw...sitive-for-drugs/story-fn5k3in0-1225937211934

Commonwealth Games chief Mike Fennell confirmed the result of Osayemi Oludamola's A sample this afternoon and said he was disappointed to hear the news that the Nigerian had tested positive for the stimulant methylhexamine.

Earlier today, the online version of Nigeria's Vanguard newspaper quoted officials from the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, who confirmed Oludamola had tested positive for a banned stimulant.

They blamed the positive test result on prescription medication given to Oludamola for a toothache.

"She took medication for her toothache and we strongly suspect that it was that which led to her failed drug test,'' AFN President Solomon Ogba told Vanguard.

hmmm a stimulant for a toothache wouldn't an opiate(painkiller) have been a more appropriate positive.
 
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For The World said:
It seems to be quite convenient for athletes to whip out the old "it was in my prescription!" excuse when surely SOMEONE would check the contents of the drug being consumed. One would only hope that athletes or their trainers would have some sort of idea of what is banned an what isn't.

EVERY athlete can get a little booklet from their federation (or WADA) as to what's allowed. If you're competing at the international level, and not doping, it's up to you to cross-reference what meds you're taking. Same old story...
 
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Another Nigerian (Samuel Okon) has tested positive for the very same drug. Obviously the dentistry standards in Lagos are somewhat lacking.