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  • Big Gym Fight Has Police Hoping LA Fitness Beefs Up Security (basketball)

    03/09/2014 5:29:54 PM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 31 replies ^ | March 7, 2014 | Kate Raddatz
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – While getting to the gym can be a challenge in itself this winter, members of the LA Fitness in Roseville have had more serious problems to deal with. On Sunday, city police responded to a call involving 10-15 people fighting at the gym’s Cleveland Avenue location. It started all on the basketball court over a call and escalated, moving into the main fitness area. “People were actually throwing two and a half, five, 10 pound weights within the building,” said Police Lt. Lorne Rosand. This recent fight is just part of a bigger problem. Police say the...
  • German Shot Put Champ Has Sex Change After Steroids Changed Her Body Forever

    05/21/2013 12:13:46 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 28 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | 05/21/2013 | Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht
    Andreas Krieger, born Heidi Krieger, competed as a woman in the 1986 European Championships in Athletics. She ultimately won a gold medal in the shot put event. Coaches of the East German team SC Dynamo Berlin doped Krieger systematically with anabolic steroids that changed her body forever. “I still say today that they killed Heidi,” Kreiger said. “It’s difficult to say whether I would be Heidi today or not but I could have decided on my own ... I was thrown out of my gender.” In the 1970s, the East German government planned to use performance-enhancing drugs to dominate Olympic...
  • Bangladesh's "teenage" brothels hold dark steroid secret

    03/19/2012 12:31:19 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:36pm EDT | Andrew Biraj
    Their faces painted heavy with make-up, teenage girls in short, tight blouses and long petticoats loiter in squalid alleys, laughing and gesturing to potential clients who roam Tangail town's infamous red light area in the early evening. There is no shortage of men looking for "company" in Kandapara slum, a labyrinth of tiny lanes—lined cheek-by-jowl with corrugated iron shacks—a few hours drive northeast of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka. But with rates as low as 50 taka (60 U.S. cents), the need to attract as many customers as possible is desperate - prompting a rising, yet dangerous, trend of steroid abuse among...
  • Answers to key questions as Bonds begins legal journey

    12/07/2007 8:00:40 AM PST · by Doomonyou · 10 replies · 58+ views ^ | December 6, 2007 | By Mark Fainaru-Wada and T. J. Quinn
    Answers to key questions as Bonds begins legal journey By Mark Fainaru-Wada and T. J. Quinn Updated: December 6, 2007 When Barry Bonds walks into the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco on Friday, it will be only the beginning of an unpredictable legal odyssey. A few days after the fourth anniversary of his BALCO grand jury testimony, Bonds will surrender to U.S. marshals, go through the bureaucratic rigmarole of being arrested and later appear in court to enter a plea on four counts of perjury and one of obstructing justice. Outside the courtroom and all over the United...