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Soundbites

作者:夹谷铊莺  时间:2018-02-18 05:02:02  人气:

“As a sport, cycling is dead. As a spectacle, it is still running – like a chicken with its head cut off.” French journalist Laurent Joffrin, on the news that Tour de France cyclist Riccardo Ricco had tested positive for a previously undetectable form of a banned blood-boosting drug. Two Spanish cyclists have also been disqualified from the race for doping (Libération, Paris, 18 July) “Pea-soup air at the opening ceremony would be their worst nightmare.” Victor Cha, director of Asian Studies at Georgetown University in Washington DC, on China’s “Olympic shutdown”,