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Source: Global News

Japanese speedskater fails doping test, 1st of 2018 Olympic Winter Games

Tuesday 11:49 GMT

A Japanese short track speedskater is the first athlete to test positive for a banned substance at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Olympic doping ban on 45 Russian athletes upheld by Court of Arbitration for Sport. The speedskater issued a statement saying that “if something different was in my body, it is totally out of my intention.” You need a prescription for this in Japan and as it states in the athlete’s statement, this particular substance is a diuretic to be used to prevent high-altitude sickness, glaucoma, epilepsy and also sleep apnea.”

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Source: The Guradian

Let’s hope no one uses the Games to defect from the US to a freer society

Thursday 15:27 GMT

There is simply a picture of Mike Pence, wearing an expression that says: “I will crush your spirit harder than my daddy did mine when I didn’t make states in high-school wrestling.”

Yet a friend insists the entity takes female form, and attends the same junior netball games as her every week, destroying not just her own kids’ confidence, but the hope and spirit of everyone condemned to share a postcode with her.


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