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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #60 on: February 21, 2018, 07:52:21 AM »
Remember when we used to make jokes like that about the East German women.

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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #61 on: February 21, 2018, 05:20:44 PM »
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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #63 on: February 22, 2018, 10:08:30 AM »
Agreed that's not acceptable behavior... but let's not smear all of Canada with it....  ::)

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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #65 on: February 22, 2018, 02:22:07 PM »
Stay classy Canada;

https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/winter-olympics/at-medal-ceremony-after-loss-to-usa-canadian-player-immediately-yanks-silver-off-her-neck/ar-BBJrxg5?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartanntp

Tough for an American to make that argument when the 1972 Men's Basketball Team still hasn't picked up their silver medals and didn't attend the ceremony.

Of course, there was a lot more controversy around that game, too.
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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #66 on: February 23, 2018, 07:26:14 AM »
https://sports.yahoo.com/russian-bobsledder-wore-anti-doping-shirt-just-failed-doping-test-112808964.html

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Leading up to the start of these Games, a Russian bobsledder bravely wore a T-shirt under her training suit that said, “I Don’t Do Doping.”

On Friday, that same bobsledder failed a doping test.

Russian bobsled federation president Alexander Zubkov announced that Nadezhda Sergeeva tested positive for a banned heart medication. She is the second athlete in the 2018 Winter Olympics to flunk a test. Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky was found to have meldonium in his system earlier in the Games.

The announcement came on the same day 15-year-old Alina Zagitova won the first gold medal for the Olympic Athletes of Russia, in figure skating. It also happened on the same day as the Russian men’s hockey team advanced to the gold-medal match, beating the Czech Republic.

The International Olympic Committee has forced Russian athletes to compete here under the label “Olympic Athletes from Russia” (O.A.R.) as punishment for doping offenses at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Sergeeva has been open about her opposition to the decision, which means the Olympic anthem will play at ceremonies for gold medalists from Russia, and the delegation may not be able to carry the flag of the Russian Federation at Closing Ceremonies this weekend.
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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #67 on: February 23, 2018, 08:11:10 PM »
So in case y'all missed it, the Canadian men lost in the hockey semifinal.




















to Germany   :o :o :o :o :wow: :wow: :wow: :wow:

https://twitter.com/GermanyDiplo/status/967079630854291456
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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #68 on: February 24, 2018, 02:37:45 AM »
So in case y'all missed it, the Canadian men lost in the hockey semifinal.

no i didnt missed that  :D
even so i am not interested in icehockey at all
(reason: i just don't see the puck, or who has the puck when i try to watch it on TV .... well i never tried with the projector so)

the match will start at 5:10am on Sunday morn

btw: we have the gold medal already whatever the out come of that match will be  ^-^
....it just take some time, in 1 or 2 years the anti-doping labs will have the prove that some Russian players where doped at that match with a method that is very hard to validate today.
but anti-doping lab science progress fast and the samples are stored >:D   
     
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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #69 on: February 24, 2018, 04:29:02 PM »
"45 minutes of pooping Tribbles being juggled by a drunken Horta would be better than Season 1 of TNG." - SirAndrewD

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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #70 on: February 24, 2018, 07:28:48 PM »
Canada is having a curling crisis.  Their women's team lost.  But the family responded in typical Canadian (or Mirthian) fashion. 

quote from the WSJ:
"It's affecting their fellow Canadians, too.  Homan's husband (she is the curler) was seen double-fisting beers during a 9 a.m. morning match at the Gangneung Curling Centre on Monday.  He later explained on Twitter, "The stress level is high.  I'm not a drunk.  I'm just Canadian.

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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #71 on: February 24, 2018, 07:36:09 PM »
Canada is having a curling crisis.  Their women's team lost.  But the family responded in typical Canadian (or Mirthian) fashion. 

quote from the WSJ:
"It's affecting their fellow Canadians, too.  Homan's husband (she is the curler) was seen double-fisting beers during a 9 a.m. morning match at the Gangneung Curling Centre on Monday.  He later explained on Twitter, "The stress level is high.  I'm not a drunk.  I'm just Canadian.

Mirth & Vance beat you to by three days :)

https://twitter.com/GermainShawn/status/965408536950788096?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #72 on: February 24, 2018, 09:13:05 PM »
^ I'm still not sure there is a "Winter Olympics."  I know that drunk Canadians is oxymoron. 

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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #73 on: February 25, 2018, 05:15:08 AM »
Well, the Russians needed OT to beat the Germans in the hockey final.  The last time Russians won gold?  '92, when the NHL players weren't there.
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Re: 2018 Running Olympics Thread
« Reply #74 on: March 02, 2018, 04:41:11 AM »
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