Monthly Archives: April 2012

Gods, drugs, and the purity of sport

The internet is abuzz with the current shitstorm surrounding USAW. I speak of nothing other than the sanction by USADA (the US Anti-Doping Agency) of a couple of American weightlifters for using banned substances. For those of you curious to know … Continue reading

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Day 3, and the long-awaited, stirring conclusion to the Trials

Where has the time gone? Has it really been a whole month since the US Olympic Trials/National Championships happened out in glorious Columbus, Ohio? Indeed, it has been just over a month since the Women’s Trials finished, bringing The Arnold … Continue reading

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