Unbelievable doping excuses

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He got a mechanic to give him some piss for a test but it turned out the mechanic had been stealing pills from the team doctor to stay awake to do his job
I'm pretty sure there was never an accusation of theft. Stimul was available from the corner pharmacy and was widely used by long-distance drivers. If it was was obtained from the team doctor - I presume you mean the swanny, Willy Voet - then it wouldn't have come as a such a surprise to all concerned.

Oh, and Kelly has never admitted he faked that test. It's still one of those mysteries, as far as he's concerned.

Apart from those quibbles, great story...
 
I'm pretty sure there was never an accusation of theft. Stimul was available from the corner pharmacy and was widely used by long-distance drivers. If it was was obtained from the team doctor - I presume you mean the swanny, Willy Voet - then it wouldn't have come as a such a surprise to all concerned.

Oh, and Kelly has never admitted he faked that test. It's still one of those mysteries, as far as he's concerned.

Apart from those quibbles, great story...
True he never tells the story himself it's more an old word of mouth story that's told about him.
As for the other details you are probably right as my memory and that of the people who told me would be fuzzy
 
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Not sure if this 'excuse' is actually true or not. First it was supposed to be her doctor (who also is/was her boyfriend) that provided the EPO. Now she says it was her stepfather and he confessed, therefore she was cleared of a ban (for now).

confessed to inject Ophélie Claude-Boxberger EPO without her knowledge.
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In this context, he would have injected EPO into the athlete's body while sleeping.
 
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'The panel convened by the International Canoe Federation cleared her to compete after it accepted that the 11-time world champion did not knowingly take ligandrol.
The federation also accepted that she was the victim of third-party contamination — namely, it appeared to accept her lawyer’s argument that the trace amount of the substance got into her system through the transfer of bodily fluids from her now ex-boyfriend.'

O Canada
 

Not sure if this 'excuse' is actually true or not. First it was supposed to be her doctor (who also is/was her boyfriend) that provided the EPO. Now she says it was her stepfather and he confessed, therefore she was cleared of a ban (for now).
Just seeing this now, but... someone injected her with EPO while she was sleeping? That's… that's abuse! Not so much the EPO part, but the injecting her while she was sleeping part. You don't inject people with anything while they're sleeping.
 
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https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/laurence-vincent-lapointe-doping_ca_5e2f67e3c5b6ce51a4ea65da?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAACQ1Txsm3bD9Fnn_vhYuoxf7V3tQfASkaoiQ5edfUC7DlV7kVp-ixDKADaolnHmCkHb3d5SHEWGdspu159JA-A1DomUyLYW86W1hDSfK-gN4On48JoqeRZVcbj5pQLkEtZvjAHdHXIeNPuLwmXera97As1WXjscVtDp0Xnk_ogdY

'The panel convened by the International Canoe Federation cleared her to compete after it accepted that the 11-time world champion did not knowingly take ligandrol.
The federation also accepted that she was the victim of third-party contamination — namely, it appeared to accept her lawyer’s argument that the trace amount of the substance got into her system through the transfer of bodily fluids from her now ex-boyfriend.'

O Canada


What an absolute joke, and Canadians are one of the more outspoken when it comes to the Russians. I am almost 100% certain that had it been anyone else, especially a Russian, the Canadians would be up in arms over this, but since it's a Canadian, and an Olympic medal hopeful, crickets.
 
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