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that ?Without a doubt. But each time doping investigations net a catch of the stature of Armstrongsuch doubts will be inflicted on anyone else who does well Sonoits not just cycling that will not forget Armstrong so corrosive is the damage done by a sustained cover-up of acts like his that men and women in assorted fields and in diverse levels of achievement will work under a cloud It will take a long while for achievements to look to be cleanly won That is a horrible legacy And even as Armstrong braces for possible legal battles to have him repay prize moneyendorsementseven out-of-court settlements he won against publications suggesting dopinghis fans will wonder at another question: whyd he do this That question needs to be posed because what great athletes do is that they push against physical and personal boundaries in ways that enhance our sense of our own possibilities That is why cleanliness (in the sense of being clear of banned performance enhancing substances and procedures) is not simply about creating a level-playing field for contestants If that were itthen the fringe arguments that come each time there is a doping scandal would make some sensethat let athletes consume whatever they want and lets be done with this pervasiveever more complex anti-doping regime Such debates are sure to get a brief airing post-Armstrong Howeverif sport is about more than the contest and if it is indeed to be about possibilitiesabout a deeper compactthen Armstrong before his fall naturally nominated himself as an ambassador And be surehis record must have given sustenance to countless folks struggling with not just cancerbut even minordaily lethargies Of coursehis fund-raising will remain a laudable effort Did this inspiring narrative of the unlikely survivor consume him Did it cloud his judgement We may never know We may not even carebut for cycling the question wont go away For those of us of a certain ageArmstrongs fall from grace will bring memories of another doping scandal and the still difficult task of actually forgetting a feat achieved with the aid of a banned substance I was physically present just yards from the finish line at the Birds Nest in Beijing (2008) when Usain Bolt steamed in with a 100m world record It was like watching time stand still But that experience still did not match the awe that detained me while watching television footage from Seoul (1988) of Ben Johnson taking the 100m away from Carl Lewis in world record time It was a summons to rethink what achievement meantit was electrifying And then just as suddenly as it had arrived that summons was withdrawn Johnson stood disgraced The terms of that disgrace were never quite worked out Recentlyreading Simon Barness essay (in A Book of Heroes) on why Johnson is among his 50 sporting heroes helped make sense of this difficult appraisal: It seems to me that there was an overwhelming desire to punish Johnson for our own too-great faith: for our own too-great love of sport It was this love of ours that inspired Johnson to take the drugs to improve his performance Because we didnt want to see a man doing his best: we wanted to see a man at the far edge of the possibleamazing us with things we never thought a human being could do?

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