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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:41 am 
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I am not a "ranting " man
but can't help comment on the Great Britain victory in the team sprint competition
They are lucky that the rules are flexible enough and the competitors did not raise eyebrows when Hindes organized a "mock fall" as he had an initial poor start ag Germany and clearly acknowledged it later on to the journalists.

They were clearly better than the french in the final race mais it is a tainted medal.
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We'll see what mister Coe has to say about it !

Does the end always justify the means :?: :roll:


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:45 am 
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**retracted**


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:46 am 
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he admitted it in interview with BBC. If you look at non UK press, it's there alright


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:47 am 
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that is pretty poor


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:50 pm 
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Blatant cheating really.
Kind of taints Chris Hoy's 5th gold. Wonder how he feels about it, or whether he was party to the whole thing?


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 7:27 pm 
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It's poor form, I'm suprised it's tollerated.


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[quote="NAILTRAIL96"]It's poor form, I'm suprised it's tollerated.[/quote

Agree. But that's home advantage for you


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:07 pm 
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But he wasn't at home


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:19 pm 
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If he'd have broken the rules he'd have been DQ'd, just as the women were and China in the final of their race... He didn't.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:30 pm 
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"Sport" isn't always about the letter of the law especially at the olympics.

Just look at the badminton players, using a recognised tactic of the sport that was deemed not to be in the "spirit of the games".


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