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  • A Story Of A Short Story

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    In a town just off from Cornwall lived a girl, she was born into a wealthy and renowned family. She had a mother and a father that loved her to the moon and back. They spent all their time, attention and dedication on her, she was as spoilt as a golden crown. She had the fairytale life that all dreamed of. But one day her fairytale dream was shattered. She was with her parents in their 1961 Ferrari 250 GT but as they turned a corner her life flashed before her. That day their car was sideswiped by

  • Say No to Doping!

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    issues by the world; either by the free writers or the body of agencies related with sports. The discussion about this kind of issue has started long time ago but it became more controversial and intense when Lance Armstrong, who won the 2002 Tour de France by leaving his nearest rival 7 seconds behind, failed the drug test (Cashmore) . Ellis Cashmore, a professor of culture, media, and sports at Staffordshire University in the United Kingdom, through his article, “Making Sense of Sports” , came

  • Should Sports Doping Be Banned?

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    Doping in Sports As Richard (Dick) Butkus once said, “There is a myth out there that somehow anabolic steroids can turn a cub into a bear. Steroids won’t make you tough and competitive. What they will do is ruin your health. It’s that simple.” The use of prohibited substances in sports has had a major timeline. Using drugs in sports goes back to ancient times. Prohibited substances are used in almost every single sport. Doping in sports is definitely a form of cheating. The athletes who use drugs

  • The Pros And Cons Of Doping In Sports

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    Ethical reflection is deemed as being very important in the world of sport. Doping for instance, although athletes resort to this. It has many ethical objections and is portrayed negatively as numerous faults are argued about this case. Doping in sport, is arguably, the most talked about and controversial issue today, with very little change on it. Although, there has been a substantial increase in the use of it, (Dimeo, 2013) states Anti-doping regulations were only established in the 1960’s, and

  • Similarities Between Lance Armstrong And Macbeth

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    Macbeth and Armstrong that play as a role in their way to the top. One being Armstrong admitted to his actions and did an interview explaining why he chose to do so. Armstrong explains that without having cancer he would've never have won the Tour de France he also said if he were to redo it, he wouldn't have changed a thing. Macbeth on the other hand hid the fact that he was killing others. He hired people to do his dirty

  • Alex Rodriguez Research Paper

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    Alex Rodriguez once looked back at his decisions and said, “I realized that, you know what, I don’t need any of it, and what I have is enough.” (“Rodriguez”) Alex, just like many other athletes all over the world used performance enhancing drugs. These athletes could have probably done just as well, maybe even better without the performance enhancing drugs. These drugs that Alex Rodriguez, Tyson Gay, Lance Armstrong, and Marion Jones were taking have many effects and consequences. There are many

  • Creative Writing: Canadian Gravity Racer

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    Canadian Gravity Racer and all round great guy, Stevie Smith passed away in his home town of Nanaimo, British Columbia. His death occurred after suffering a massive brain injury when he crashed an enduro motorcycle. He was only 26 years old. “Today we lost a great person, who taught me about myself and influenced many,” Says Devinci Global Racing Team Manager, Gabe Fox. “Stevie was a fierce competitor, an honest friend and a rider who made me proud on countless occasions. I am honoured to consider

  • Banning Performance-Enhancing Drugs By Athletes

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    Doping refers to the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs by athletes. PEDs or performance-enhancing drugs are substances that are used to improve any form of activity performance in humans such as strength, endurance, and speed. The use of PEDs, or doping, are banned in most athletic governing bodies, including the International Olympic Committee (IOC), The National Football League (NFL), The National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB), and etc. Some PEDs include anabolic

  • Essay on Tour de France Drug Abuse

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    affect all future Tours and will place them and the athletes under scrutiny. To begin with, in Europe until the 1998 scandal occurred, despite a few exceptions, cycling was considered a drug free sport. The 1998 drug scandal tarnished the Tour de France and the reputation and image of other sports. The media response to the scandal took differing positions on what should be done next to clean up cycling. The scandal also affected advertisements, sales, and without question the 1999 Tour and Lance Armstrong

  • Athletes Understand The Danger Of Using Performance Enhancing Drugs

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    “19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.” (NIV, 1 Cor. 6:19-20.) Most athletes understand the danger of using Performance enhancing drugs (PED). Average length of athlete’s career is about five years; they only have a short time to perform their best. However, some of them still use PED to cheat their way to improve their strength and