Lance Armstrong 'comeback' in sport - Ironman triathlon vs 4 times WC Chris McCormack

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  1. SGcyclist

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  2. slovakguy

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    i found the commentary below the article to be of greater interest. even at this late date, i cannot fathom how some will excuse armstrong's cheating and the ban it earned him because he "entertained" the audience in sport. sport cannot exist as entertainment alone, like drama or fiction, in which we at a base level know the action is pretend. sport cannot exist as both clean competition and pretend entertainment.
     
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    CAMPYBOB Well-Known Member

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    In before the haterz!

    Oops...too late.

    I really want to see the old guy race again. JMO, but I think Lance will get his ass handed to him.
     
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    Sport, no, but athletic games can exist as such. Look at the the typical American pro sports. They're not so much sports as athletic games.....or perhaps a more accurate description would be athletic farce.
     
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    very well said my friend. They're just twits. You see the thing is when you're dead, you don't realise it nor care that you're infact dead.

    Stupid people are in the same state of mind, they don't realise nor care that they're stupid.
     
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    wholeheartedly agree with the closing statement. seems to be the same case with the course of the political arguments in the usa. strikes me as fertile ground for cynicism to take root.
     
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    +10.
     
  8. CAMPYBOB

    CAMPYBOB Well-Known Member

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    Well, as long as Lance is still pissing off elitist twats and politics are making them cynical...I'm delighted!

    In the Triathlete poll as to who might be the winner, Chris has 50% of the votes, Lancer at 34% and Who Gives A Rat's Ass at 16% out of 9,050 votes cast.

    I voted for the Rat's Ass by mistake. I thought I was voting for one of the elitist twats. Easy mistake....confusing the two.
     
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