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Uru Hammer
Is This A Case Where...
Thu Jan 20, 2011 09:30

...they were not testing for a substance at the time, but are now going back and testing for it? They do keep the material that they are testing for years, I guess, and have done this kind of retroactive testing before.


  • I tend to agree, Ken.Poppet, Wed Jan 19 18:21
    It may well be possible to beat the odds on a handful of tests, but Armstrong is one of the most tested athletes in the history of sports...
    • Is This A Case Where... — Uru Hammer, Thu Jan 20 09:30
      • Wouldn't that lend itself to tampering?Siã☀©◔̯◔, Sun Jan 30 18:42
        No "chain of custody" protecting samples would lend itself to all sorts of mischief... and who knows what years of sitting on a shelf, unprotected from sunlight, etc that samples were exposed to? I... more
      • i wonder if there is a pointquentin, Fri Jan 21 22:22
        where the sample has degraded over time and the results are no longer reliable. guess it all depends on what they are testing for.
      • I'm not sure.Poppet, Thu Jan 20 17:10
        I'd have to research that.
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