Funny things, expectations: people get all affronted by stories of doping in athletics, or cycling, or football, tennis, bog-snorkelling, but when it comes to racing, no one bats an eyelid. Like everyone expects the horsey-game to be populated by bandy-legged little con-men just aching to plunge syringes into vulnerable veins. There’s almost disappointment if the roguish-slash-criminal caricature doesn’t apply.
Parkour. Developed in France Parkour is derived from gymnastics and other martial arts. Parkour focuses on self defense through tactical retreat. Needless to say it takes a lot of guff for it. However the art continues to grow because it is fun and looks awesome. As a martial art I must give it some credit. Tactical retreat is sometimes a very good option.
Provale, French rugby's players' union, wants former France forward Laurent Benezech to prove his allegations that doping is widespread in rugby union. French rugby's players' union Provale hit out on Tuesday at former France forward Laurent Benezech's doping allegations. The former Toulouse, Racing-Metro and Harlequins prop claimed last week that rugby's authorities were turning a blind eye to doping in the sport.
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