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I am so sick and tired of these drug issues in sports.

http://sports.yahoo.com/oly/news?slug=ap-ioc-doping&prov=ap&type=lgns

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The Hungarian gold medalist in the men's discus was stripped of his title Tuesday for allegedly tampering with a drug test, a Hungarian team spokesman said.

Robert Fazekas, who won the discus on Monday night with an Olympic record throw of 232 feet, 8 inches, was disqualified by the International Olympic Committee executive board, team spokesman Deszo Vad said.

He is the second athlete in two days to lose a gold medal for doping. Russian shot putter Irina Korzhanenko's gold was recalled Monday after she tested positive for steroids.

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I have no sympathy for these people. I am still waiting for the moment they announce Marion Jones has been taking drugs. This really tarnishes sport.

I understand the pressure on these athletes to do their best, but they really aren't if they are using drugs.

Charlie

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The thing I don't get is that they know they are going to get tested!

All medalists get tested, if you are taking some type of drug that's going to make you the best and it's not undetectable, don't take it! I believe that also all of the athletes are subject to random drug testing, it's just not worth it. Especially since if you test positive you are usually banned from competition for a year or more.

=) Megan
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