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post #31 of (permalink) Old 12-14-2011, 12:49 PM
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Re: Is golf a sport?

Of course it is.

Any regulated game that requires physical ability is a sport.

Hence golf, darts and snooker are sports, while chess or poker aren't (no physical ability required). Bullfighting is the opposite case, it requires physical ability but it isn't regulated. Games like Jenga are usually not sufficiently regulated to be considered sports, and most of them self-define as games, but I don't see why they couldn't qualify.

Originally Posted by philosophicalarf View Post
Armstrong says in-competition testing will never catch anyone, only out-of-competition testing and the blood passport can.

Tennis has no blood passport system, and does basically no out of competition testing.

The methods and drugs used by Armstrong in 1999 would work in tennis right now, with zero chance of being caught (not slightly surprising to anyone familiar with the topic, btw).
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