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Tom Boonen (world champion and best sprinter in tour) caught on coke

Discussion in 'Sports Talk' started by philippe, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. philippe

    philippe FYI, I chase trains.

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    http://www.flandersnews.be/cm/de.redactie.english/sports/080610_Boonen

    Tommeke, Tommeke wat doe je nu? :cry:

    A bit old news now, but the cycling world here is an an uproar. He is our number 1 cyclist.

    I hope he can still keep his career though.

    and he is barred from the Tour, understandable but still sad :sad:

     
  2. Eniotna

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    Ah no worries. This season may be doomed for him, but he'll come back next year.
     
  3. dutchfire

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    Coke doesn't make you ride faster, does it? Then why should he be punished?
     
  4. philippe

    philippe FYI, I chase trains.

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    Becuase Coke can cover up any doping he took.
     
  5. Jan H

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    he didn't take any doping (so he certainly isn't trying to hide that by taking coke), he just did something incredibly stupid at some party. Hopefully he has learned his lesson now...
     
  6. philippe

    philippe FYI, I chase trains.

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    the rumour has been going around for two years now...

    I don't think this is an one-time-event, unfortunaly :(
     
  7. pacesplace

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    Just another notch down the Tour's prestige'll be this year. By that I mean the competition.
     
  8. J-man

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    So stupid, use while you know the chance of getting caught is so high.
     
  9. siggboy

    siggboy Monarch/Epic

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    A cyclist gets caught on drugs and that still causes an uproar where you live? How's that?
     
  10. siggboy

    siggboy Monarch/Epic

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    Excuse me! Why are you still buying into the lies that want to make you believe cyclists are not doping? They are.
     
  11. Masquerouge

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    My thoughts exactly. Cyclists are all doped until proven innocent.
     
  12. Eniotna

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    All sportmen are doped.
     
  13. rhawn

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    We all have our vices.
     
  14. Jan H

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    Some are (or were), some others (al lot more than unitl a couple of years ago) aren't.

    Generalisations get you nowhere.
     

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