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From the Olympics I found some really sad stuff, there was a report about a swimmer and a gold medal swimmer to boot whose own mother said that he had no time for meaningful relationships and could only have one night stands, or the cyclist who crashed deliberately to get a restart and went on to win gold, or the eight badminton players who threw games, deliberately. It leaves me wondering, yep great to have a gold medal, but credibility is worth so much more. You can have as many gold medals as you like and still in the eternal scheme of things blow away like chaff. Yesterday’s Press stated, “People usually cheated because they were under pressure, either internal or external – from coaches, parents and peers”.

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