Most Ridiculous Doping Excuse Ever?
“If a woman takes a prohibited substance and then kisses a man, then it might be a scandal in which the man [is] identified as doped. And if a woman has sex with a man, and then have a doping control within five days, then it will appear male hormones, and it will arouse suspicion in various doping tests.”
– Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko explaining why two members of the Russian women’s hockey team had male DNA in their samples from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. On the other hand, for the less gullible among us, the McLaren report used this as evidence of sample manipulation by the Russians where dirty samples were swapped with clean urine.
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