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Ironing on Ice - Not for Dope Heads

Curling stoned - Scotsman.com News

IT IS among the most unlikely of sports to have a brush with drug-related controversy.
Over the centuries, curling has developed a reputation for being a genteel game played by middle-aged couples. But, in a move that has raised eyebrows at bonspiels, Scotland's curlers are facing random dope tests....

"I'm sure a lot of people will think: 'Why would anyone try to use drugs to cheat at curling?' But we can't afford to be complacent. We are taking this very seriously."

Unlike us southerners watching it on the telly, you couldn't watch it sober, could you?


Curling is lawn bowls, on ice, with housekeeping thrown in. I love it, just as I love watching (and playing) bowls.

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