I feel like after watching the famous hockey movie, Miracle, I naturally cheer for the Soviet Union – err – Russian Federation – err – the Olympic athletes of Russia.
Beating the famous USSR in the “Miracle on Ice” game in Lake Placid, 1980, has to be the most memorable moment in US Olympic history. Fast forward to 2018, and the Soviet athletes are still exhibiting athletic prowess, although lately they have been getting caught doping. #Cheaters.
Nadezhda Sergeeva is a Doper
This time around, it was Bobsled President Alexander Zubkob sharing with us that Nadezhda Sergeeva had a positive sample, and the substance found was trimetazidine. Apparently, this medicine is used to treat Angina, which I must admit sounds a lot like “mangina” and I had to Google what it actually means.
Note: “Angina” is a condition marked by severe pain in the chest, often also spreading to the shoulders, arms, and neck, caused by an inadequate blood supply to the heart.
On another note, this clip always makes me laugh:
So, with this banned substance that affects metabolism in the body, that’s