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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Urgh. Justin Drugs looking worryingly good. Be hateful if he got a medal.
    Yeah, at first I didnt care whether guys like he and Chambers competed in the Olympics again but after seeing how many of the ****ers there are (e.g. frog in the track cycling, gold medallist in the road race, etc etc), it's starting to give me the ****s

    What's more, it's painfully obvious that the bans arent long enough as there is little to discourage athletes from having a punt when the rewards are so high

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacknife View Post
    You jest surely.
    Nope

    Equivalent of GB forgetting to register Wiggins - she's defending champ and 3-time world champ

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    Ha, Steve Cram basically just accused the Algerian who won the 1500m semi of being on something on live telly.

    "Now I've never seen Makhloufi run like this before. Never. & that's unusual to see this Algerian be this good...I'm not sure what I'm watching with Makhloufi there. That was something that was rather surprising in the heats and he's been equally as eye-catching in the semi."
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    Quote Originally Posted by benchmark00 View Post
    Shouldn't you be making breakfast ****?
    Public holiday today here and I'll be in a marquee at the races with food so nah mate, I'm just going to enjoy googling discs/disks this morning thank you instead of making oats.


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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Public holiday today here and I'll be in a marquee at the races with food so nah mate, I'm just going to enjoy googling discs/disks this morning thank you instead of making oats.
    Hope your tie matches your missus' dress.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Ha, Steve Cram basically just accused the Algerian who won the 1500m semi of being on something on live telly.

    "Now I've never seen Makhloufi run like this before. Never. & that's unusual to see this Algerian be this good...I'm not sure what I'm watching with Makhloufi there. That was something that was rather surprising in the heats and he's been equally as eye-catching in the semi."
    Haha yeah this was rather amusing. Watching via bbc stream and he might as well have just said "he's on the juice".
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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Most ladyboys do.

    Pumped for the final, but want to know about an update on Valerie Adams, was she able to compete?
    She's in: Adams confirmed for shotput | olympic.org.nz

    Everyone in NZ breathes again.

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    Adams has been included in start lineup

    Always wondered what the officials who make up about 25% of any team do

    Answer: sweet **** all by the looks of it

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    Pistorius up.

    Thoughts on him being allowed to run? Think benchy said he was anti earlier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Meridio View Post
    She's in: Adams confirmed for shotput | olympic.org.nz

    Everyone in NZ breathes again.
    Good news, hopefully the stress of the situation doesn't hinder her.

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    Another PB for Solomon, awesome run considering he's only 19, hopefully enough to make the final.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnners View Post
    Another PB for Solomon, awesome run considering he's only 19, hopefully enough to make the final.
    Steffensen would've done better.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnners View Post
    Another PB for Solomon, awesome run considering he's only 19, hopefully enough to make the final.
    Added benefit of making Steffensen look like a complete **** in the process

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    Pistorius though, one of the most amazing feats I've seen.

    Rooney very disappointing run from him, usually so strong down the home straight and had nothing.

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    18 yo wins the last semi but good to see Solomon get thru

    Only taken us about a week to see someone setting PBs

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