Daily Archives: July 31, 2012



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Nice piece by Canadian sportswriter Allan Maki in The Globe and Mail Tuesday – in which the 2012 Games’ overarching question is analyzed: what in the world has happened to Michael Phelps? ________________________________ Related: Oddsmakers favour Lochte ________________________________ Phelps himself is making no big deal of his 4th-place finish in […]

What is Michael Phelps made of?


Ye Shiwen, Olympic champ and world record holder 3
…until she’s proven guilty, of course. That is, IF she tests positive for EPO or any other performance-enhancing substance. Ye is the 16-year-old 400m individual medley gold medalist whose winning time smashed the world record by more than a second. Ye’s spiky hair was barely dry before American John Leonard, […]

China’s Ye Shiwen is innocent