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Old 08-27-2016, 09:03 PM
 
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In the Russia we can also poke fun at you.
Yeah because if they poke fun at CzaR PUTIN they get thrown off a roof and end up as a suicide.
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Old 08-27-2016, 09:06 PM
 
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It's kinda sad to have to sit here hearing that it was "the west: behind the banning when the east, south and north(lol) all agreed.

So EITHER you have to accept that you were guilty OR that your global political stance is so weak that eveyone is peeing on you with no fear.

Which is it?
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Old 08-27-2016, 10:04 PM
 
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Yeah because if they poke fun at CzaR PUTIN they get thrown off a roof and end up as a suicide.
You are totally clueless, aren't you?
Actually the funniest skits I've watched lately in Russian were about Putin)))


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLv5G-yHfro



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eH1V2dzuyA


As I've said, Russians DO have a good sense of humor, which you are obviously completely unaware of.
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Old 08-28-2016, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Finland
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Why is it a surprise that the US as a rich and large nation gets a lot of medals? Especially when during the Cold War sports were a subsidiary of the war for supremacy. The Soviet Union participated in 9 Summer Olympics and amassed 1000 medals.

The situation was the same 100 years ago: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1912_S...cs_medal_table

USA first. But Russian Empire, get a grip. You're an embarrassment.

Two years ago the US wasn't that dominating in the Winter Olympics: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_W...cs_medal_table

In Olympic Arts the US wasn't that good either: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...edals_per_year
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Old 09-07-2016, 03:30 PM
 
Location: Yucaipa, California
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I did watch some of the games this years. I didn't care for swimming.
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Old 09-14-2016, 01:10 AM
 
Location: Russia
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American athletes have used illegal drugs.

If WADA therapeutic use exemptions impartially administered, why wasn’t the info public?

Could other athletes (Russians or Chinese) use it? Or only the Western countries have the advantage?
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Old 09-14-2016, 01:37 AM
 
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American athletes have used illegal drugs.

If WADA therapeutic use exemptions impartially administered, why wasn’t the info public?

Could other athletes (Russians or Chinese) use it? Or only the Western countries have the advantage?
Yes, athletes in other countries (Russia) can get medical exemptions for legitimate medical uses. That is not what the Russian bans were about. The Russian bans were a result of state sponsored doping and cover-up. The Russian athletes were not reported to be using the substances for medical purposes, instead, the samples were switched out by the Russian government to cover-up use.
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Old 09-14-2016, 02:00 AM
 
Location: Russia
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Yes, athletes in other countries (Russia) can get medical exemptions for legitimate medical uses.
Okay, and who was able to get this permission among the Chinese and the Russians? Why is it sensitive information? Use illegal drugs and hide it - it is a crime.
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Old 09-14-2016, 11:08 AM
 
Location: SE Estonia
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I mean, I know we're awesome and all but gold after gold after gold, it gets tiring at some point. Seriously, other countries need to step up, we're winning wrestling, swimming, volleyball, soccer(!!!), gymnastics, and literally everything else. I'm just in awe at how amazing we are, that's all.
There is a solution to the problem: each of your states should have an olympic team of their own! You finally are a federal country. And so they will shine: California will get 9 golds + a bunch of other medals, Texas will get 5 golds, North Dakota will get 1 bronze but Vermont will get no medals. But this is not a problem, maybe in next time, Vermont is small.




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The situation was the same 100 years ago: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1912_S...cs_medal_table
It must have been a tribulation for you Ariete to see how your 26 grunting and wheezing Finns had to collect medals under the bloody russkies flag yeah, Bozhe, Tsarya khrani!
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Old 09-14-2016, 11:20 AM
 
Location: Finland
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It must have been a tribulation for you Ariete to see how your 26 grunting and wheezing Finns had to collect medals under the bloody russkies flag yeah, Bozhe, Tsarya khrani!
We didn't. We marched without a flag, but under the banner FINLAND in the entry parade. And when a flag was needed, the athletes used the Helsinki Women's Athletic Club's flag.

Both in 1908 and 1912 the Finnish athletes catecorically refused to compete under the Russian flag. And there wasn't any need for it either, as Finland was an independent member of the international olympic committee.

So up yours.
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