Alberto Contador: This Tainted Meat You’ve Given, I Give You All A Boy Could Give You
Take my pee and that’s not living – oh
Via an AP report:
Contador has been provisionally suspended after the International Cycling Union said a “small concentration” of clenbuterol was found in his urine sample on July 21 during the Tour de France, which the Spanish rider won for a third time.
Contador blamed the finding on “food contamination,” saying he ate beef brought from Spain to France on a rest day.
Doctors said it would have been nearly impossible for Contador to have received any performance boost from eating clenbuterol-spiked meat.
“The amounts (of clenbuterol he consumed) would be incredibly small unless you were eating vast quantities of meat,” said Dr. Andrew Franklyn-Miller, a sports medicine expert at the Centre for Human Performance in London and a team doctor for Britain’s rowing team.
Now I know I’ve got to ride away
I’ve got to get away
You don’t really want it any more from me –
To make things right…um…
Ah, who are we kidding? Cycling is screwed.
Your move, Floyd Landis. We all know you’re chomping at the bit to say something about this latest controversy.
(thanks Soft Cell)
Drug in beef could explain Contador’s doping test [AP]