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    Gymnastics fixed?

    IOC's gymnastics probe falls well short - Olympics - Yahoo! Sports

    Frist the weird scores, then girls being out of bounce and landing on thieir knees winning metals, now this.


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    Re: Gymnastics fixed?

    I think the entire gymnastics competition at this years Olympics lacks any credibility. Barta and Mason couldn't have pulled off a more half arsed investigation. There is so much evidence stacking up showing these gymnasts are under age, I can't believe they would be so bold as to just brush it aside and say all is well.



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    Re: Gymnastics fixed?

    It is hard for me to beleive that ANY sport with "judges" isnt fixed.



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    Re: Gymnastics fixed?

    With judges from the countries who are competing not being able to judge the competition, it is like having little league umpires doing major league baseball games. They have never seen compitition at this level and they sit their in aww of what is going on.

    With China and the US in the Finals we were left with judges from Isanbual and Afganastan (I really have no idea), not exactly hot beds of gymnastics.


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    Re: Gymnastics fixed?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyGuy33 View Post
    With judges from the countries who are competing not being able to judge the competition, it is like having little league umpires doing major league baseball games. They have never seen compitition at this level and they sit their in aww of what is going on.

    With China and the US in the Finals we were left with judges from Isanbual and Afganastan (I really have no idea), not exactly hot beds of gymnastics.
    You can probably include Australia in that mix. It was the Australian judge that cost Nastia a gold. The low vote, totally uncharacteristic of the rest of the judging, was a little suspicious.


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    Re: Gymnastics fixed?

    I just heard on the news what sounded like an expansion of the investigation.



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