Ramzi Meets with IOC over Positive Drug Test, from Inside the Games, Note by Larry Eder


Per a story in Insidethegames.com, five Olympic athletes, including gold medalist at 1,500 meters, Rashid Ramzi, spoke today with an IOC panel, regarding the reasons why they were caught
using performance enhancing drugs. In Ramzi's case, he has tested positive for his first test, and his second sample for CERA, the newest generation of EPO.

Ramzi's lawyer, Maurice Suh, who also represented convicted performance enhancing drugs users Justin Gatlin and Floyd Landis. Suh suggested that the test for CERA might not be up to drug protocals.

The complete story can be found at http://www.insidethegames.com/show-news.php?id=6266. We encourage our readers to link to www.insidethegames.com, which is doing a superb job at keeping readers up to date on the London 2012 developments and also other Olympic developments.

We at runblogrun.com applaud drug testing. If the programs work, there will be positive tests. We encourage out of competition testing, and salute the IOC , IAAF,
USADA and WADA for their diligence.

For more on the Olympics, please check http://www.insidethegames.com.

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