Some Athletes’ Genes Built to Beat Doping Test

The NEW YORK TIMES takes note of a study completed in Sweden that puts the lie to Dick Pound yet again: large swaths of people in the world have a genetic disposition that allows them to beat the urine test for testosterone. So much for declaring the sanctity of doping testing and the self-assuredness of the performance enhancing police, eh?

Beijing Olympics mascots

There’s a darker side to the results of the study, which found that some people do not have copies of a gene that converts injected testosterone into a detectable trail in urine. Among that group of people rests two-thirds of the world’s Asian population. The Chinese government has been building an Olympic program geared for victory since they won the Games.

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Wrestler Forgets To Pack Up HGH On Moving Day

The family that recently moved into a home they just purchased from a currently unnamed WWE wrestler just outside Atlanta found a special accidental housewarming gift from the wrestler when rummaging around the attic last weekend: a box filled with HGH, testosterone, neomasteron, and enough syringes to open their own home health clinic.

Drugs found in WWE wrestler's former home

Also found in the hidden box happened to be personal papers for the previous master of the house, including a WWE contract and a dress code memo for WWE superstars. (”Sequins shall cover no less than 20% and no more than 60% of your tights.”)

And that’s why it’s important to have a moving checklist.

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