Expose any cheaters never something that is fun to do, especially when it is a person that is looked up to my many across the world. It is one thing for a professional athlete to get caught up in a cheating scandal, but it’s another when it is a United States Olympian that is universally loved by many.
Unfortunately for Simone Biles, today is that day. Never would we have expected Biles to be caught up in an alleged cheating scandal, but unfortunately that is what we are reporting on today.
in 2016 after the Rio Olympics, a Russian hacker group called “Fancy Bears” hacked the World Anti-Doping Agency and recreated Biles’s medical records that she had been taking medicine for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
While Biles did receive permission the WADA, the hacker group claimed that Biles used an “illicit psycho-stimulant” to help enhance her performance at the Olympic Games. Again, while it was a banned substance, Biles did received permission from the WADA to use it.
With that said, is it actually cheating? Is it a scandal? It simply depends on how you look at it. The WADA had banned the substance for a reason, but one has to wonder if Biles was simply receiving a free pass from the organization.
While the official ruling was that Biles did not break any drug testing regulations, one had to wonder if her use of the drug helped her performance in the Rio Olympic Games.
Tell us readers, what do you think. Is Biles guilty of using performance enhancing drugs or was it completely warranted?