Re: Tour de France Winner Tests Positive
Originally Posted by BoCcc2832
I'm not too concerned about Landis. He had to get several Cortizone shots for his bad hip. I'm betting that the testerone was because of legal shots that he received.
If I'm not mistaken, under this scenario in the WADA Code, he'll still (at minimum) be stripped of his Tour De France title and face a suspension of one year.
IIRC, you have to disclose this sort of medical treatment in advance if it might result in a doping violation.
.... And the world wants a tougher doping policy in baseball.
How, then, are those people of the future—who are taking steroids every day—going to look back on baseball players who used steroids? They're going to look back on them as pioneers. They're going to look back at it and say "So what?" - Bill James, Cooperstown and the 'Roids