Athletes Have Found A New Way To Beat Drug Testing

Submitted by: daegog 2 months ago in Science Sports


Olympic gold medalist, Gil Roberts gets another gold for best reason for testing positive for drugs.

From Vice: Back in March, Olympic gold medalist, Gil Roberts tested positive for a banned substance, and the specifics were murky at the time. Now, as detailed in a report released by USADA, Roberts said that the whole incident resulted from his girlfriend's family trip to India, where she obtained capsules administered by a "makeshift" doctor's office.

According to the report, Roberts's girlfriend, Alex Salazar, was allegedly trying to treat a sinus infection, when her step father, who speaks Hindi, connected her with a "chemist," who administered an antibiotic labeled "moxylong." Salazar returned home on March 17, and had been taking the drug for "a few weeks" when Roberts was selected for an out-of-competition test one week later. On April 14, Roberts learned he tested positive for probenecid, which is a banned masking agent. It was the first time he ever failed a drug test.

This was the basic defense of Roberts, an Olympic gold medalist in the 4x400m relay, and that was good enough for USADA.
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Male 120
Let's have two Olympics; the clean Olympics, and the drug Olympics. Guess which one will have more attendance? 
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Female 4,163
Another "corps tale":  We had a female Marine pop a piss test for cocaine.  Her defense, when she went to court over it, was that she gave her civilian boyfriend a blowjob and she swallowed, and he'd done coke.  UNfuckingbelievably She got off. (so did he heyoooo!)
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Male 3,067
melcervini I could see why.

There is no way they would have data on cocaine transferals thru semen.  Not like any doctor could actually say it was impossible.  While incredibly improbable, they gave the benefit of the D... Again.
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Female 4,163
daegog they warned her to not repeat it and piss tested her once a week for 2 years to makes sure she didn't lol
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Male 3,067
melcervini Not to repeat what?  No more blowjobs? That seems dodgey.

Although i seem to recall there was some silly military article that said we were not actually meant to have sex outside the missionary position.  I do not recall the particulars tho.
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Female 4,163
daegog 'repeat it' as in  pop for coke again, no matter how you ingested it.
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Male 1,606
What was he doing drinking her blood?
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Male 298
Here are some pro-doping arguments...
It would be interesting to have pro-doping sports competitions. Such competitions could be sponsored by the drug producers and the supplement industry... 
Any ideas what it could be called? 
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Male 3,067
Oh basically, it says he tested positive for the drug because he was making out with is girlfriend for 3 hours and the drug passed into him..

Yeah, right.
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Male 3,067
I think the whole drug thing is kinda over played.

There is no cocktail of drugs that can be administered to any IAB regular and they would go out and start winning gold medals.  Not gonna happen.

If those grown people decide they are willing to risk their health for an edge, meh, who cares.  The only problem i see is that if these guys are openly doing it, then kids will start doing MORE of it and they aren't really old enough to make the choice to harm their bodies forever.

UNLESS i guess they are playing football, then just best of luck i guess.


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Male 40,277
The drugs, the corruption: the Olympics have become a terrible thing now.
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Male 4,691
Drugs have ruined the olympics for me.
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Male 120
monkwarrior  Then take some different drugs before watching next time.
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Male 4,691
moldysod lol, but it should have gone without saying that i meant drug using athletes.
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