Japan’s powerhouse Kosuke Hagino officially pulls out of Worlds; Kazan Curse continues.
South Korea’s Park Tae Hwan continues to train under his previous coach Roh Min-sang, while the South Korean Olympic Committe mulls decision to carry out additional ban.
Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.
Currently serving an 18-month doping suspension, Park Tae Hwan has been approved to dive back into training beginning June 1st, albeit at a non-national facility.
In the midst of an 18-month suspension by FINA after testing positive for testosterone in the fall, Park Tae-Hawn is looking for a way to get back in the water and train.
We’ve put together an analysis of what the sport would’ve looked like from 2012-2014 if all athletes who have had a doping ban were not in the picture.
The doctor involved in South Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s notorious injection faces court on charges of professional negligence.
5 swimmers were tested 6 or more times by FINA alone in 2014.
South Korea’s Park Tae Hwan publicly apologizes for his recent FINA doping struggle.
After three very high profile cases of world and Olympic champions caught violating FINA’s anti-doping rules and getting off with reduced…
Regarding the latest with South Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s doping suspension, as we reported, there is a subjective domestic…
The picture is still not complete, so we counted down the top five questions for 500 days between now and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
After being handed an 18-month suspension by the FINA Doping Panel stemming from a positive doping test back in September…
Japanese sprinter Shinri Shioura will be promoted to silver-medal position, once Park Tae-Hwan’s forfeited awards from the meet are recognized.
The FINA Doping Panel has handed South Korean swimmer Tae Hwan Park an 18-month suspension as the result of a positive…