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I get your logic now even if California isnt a countrie. You rasied some goods points such as the importants of psychology in sport but Im getting off topic now.
Originally posted by FredT
Originally posted by xpert11
I think you would find that most athletes that are a part of the Australian team have day jobs. If we follow your logic then then Australia must have the "the right set of genetics " bred amongst the population. Just compare
Australias population to that of china or the USA.
There are no absolutes. You still have to play the game to find out who wins. The US Mens Basketball team looks pretty good on paper and all are good athletes, but how well have they played? I was making a general statement, but there are other intagables like psychology etc that also come into play. Luck also will play a factor.
A more accurate comparison would be say Aus. vs. California. Hmmm got you beat in wine (not by much, I do like the Balmoral Shiraz from Rosemount, or the Penfolds GWT) beyond that its a toss up
Originally posted by MattMarriott
This excerpt is a reminder of how far the current medal table at the Olympics (China competing with the US for #1) is from the reality of global sports : "Xiang was one who didnít falter last night when he became the first male athlete to win a track and field gold medal for China."
Kenteris will for ever be remembered as the victim of the most evil conspiracy ever seen in sports.
At least the fact that they didn't let him compete had a "good" consequence : it makes a lot easier to find out who was the athlete of these Games : we know it since August 27, a historic day not only for 1.3 billion chinese :
- Lu Xiang, the same athlete that run one of the LAST world records in the history of Mankind ...
- ... was also the FIRST, by getting the FIRST gold medal ever for a chinese in a world wide RUNNIING or JUMPING competition, to prove that it is NOT impossible for chinese men to be the best of the world.
As far as the doping conspiracy, anyone that is not brainwashed shoud be able to realise, by just reflecting some seconds about his fantastic unprecedented performance, how easy it is to expose the doping conspiracy against athletics :
- fact #1 - the chinese team are the best proof of how easy it is, by programming athletes, to get a gold medal in the large majority of competitions - because they are neither natural nor global.
- fact #2 - the chinese men's team are the best proof of how impossible it is, by programming athletes, to get a gold medal in RUNNING and JUMPING competitions - because they are both natural and global.