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(Guardian)   IOC official, whose name is, and we kid you not, "Dick Pound," brushes off criticisms of his organization's efforts to contact missing Chinese tennis star as "silly"   (theguardian.com) divider line
    More: Ironic, Winter Olympic Games, Human rights, International Olympic Committee, 2010 Winter Olympics, Olympic Games, China, 2008 Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic Games  
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268 clicks; posted to Sports » on 30 Nov 2021 at 9:37 AM (30 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-11-30 9:59:05 AM  
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ltdanman44: Dick Pound and his sidekick Chuck Steak


Blast Hardcheese!
 
2021-11-30 9:46:01 AM  
4 votes:
Guys, guys, guys. Just consider the IOC's long-established history of ethics and honesty and you'll understand that there's absolutely no reason to doubt that Mr. Pound is being entirely forthright. He would never misrepresent the truth even if there were billions of dollars on the line. It is simply not in his nature.
 
2021-11-30 11:42:11 AM  
4 votes:
What's wrong with the name Dick Pound?
 
2021-11-30 9:51:34 AM  
3 votes:
Dick Pound used to be well known as the director (?) of the World Anti-Doping Agency. So if you did steroids, you should be forewarned that you would have trouble with Dick Pound.
 
2021-11-30 9:46:11 AM  
2 votes:
Dick Pound and his sidekick Chuck Steak
 
2021-11-30 9:57:30 AM  
2 votes:
His name comes up every time the Olympics are near, and it's always funny.
 
2021-11-30 10:24:51 AM  
1 vote:
One of the things Don Cherry did right was have Dick Pound on Coach's Corner on Hockey Night In Canada many years back so he could grill him about doping in the NHL.

Dick Pound publicly made a claim that he estimated 50% of all players in the NHL were doping.

Now, I am not so naive to think that no player is the NHL is using banned substances, but it is extraordinarily irresponsible and stupid to make a completely unsubstantiated allegation like that when you're the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

So, Dick Pound is probably a total asshole.


/you heard me
 
2021-11-30 10:30:58 AM  
1 vote:

FlashHarry: ltdanman44: Dick Pound and his sidekick Chuck Steak

Blast Hardcheese!


Bob Johnson!
 
2021-11-30 11:26:30 AM  
1 vote:
I too think athletic sanctioning bodies should do the police and social justice work of the world. Things are just better when we place our expectations on these fine shoulders
 
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