Anti-Doping

Schooling Issues Statement, Teong Tzen Wei Implicated In Singapore Cannabis Case

Schooling expressed disappointment but accepts the consequences of his decision after receiving a suspension due to cannabis use overseas.

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WADA Bans Narcotic Tramadol, Chooses Not to Change Marijuana Rules

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released its new banned substance lists, which still features cannabis even after a thorough review.

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Isabel Gormley Not Competing for Stanford This Season Amid USADA Suspension

Isabel Gormley is still listed on Stanford’s roster following a one-year suspension by USADA, but she will not compete for the Cardinal this season.

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Tokyo Medalist Santo Condorelli Given 18-Month FINA Ban for Whereabouts Failures

Condorelli’s ban began on June 24th, meaning it will extend until December 23rd, 2023.

Russian Synchronized Swimming Administrator Given 2-Year Doping Ban

Olga Pavlova, a Vice-President of All-Russia Synchronized Swimming, has been given a two-year doping suspension referencing her time as an athletics coach.

Elizaveta Ryndych Voluntarily Leaves Rutgers Swim Team Amid RUSADA Suspension

A Rutgers spokesperson told SwimSwam that Ryndych had voluntarily removed herself from the roster on Tuesday.

Joseph Schooling Banned From Competition After Confessing to Cannabis Use

The Rio Olympic champion has been banned from international competition for the remainder of his mandatory service due to substance use protocols

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2019 World Junior Championships Medalist Suspended for Whereabouts Failings

Stanford swimmer Isabel Gormley, a 2019 World Junior Championships silver medalist, has been suspended for missing three doping tests in a year.

European Juniors Medalist Jovan Lekic Has Doping Suspension Reduced on Appeal

Lekic, who was his country’s first-ever medalist at the European Junior Swimming Championships, told the CAS that his positive test was the result of a tainted supplement.

World Anti-Doping Agency Wants NCAA to Join the World Anti-Doping Code

The World Anti-Doping Association wants American collegiate and professional sports to sign up for the World Anti-Doping Code. It probably won’t work.

Canadian Collegiate Champion Tayden De Pol Serves Doping Suspension

While the lost points from the USports championships won’t cost UBC its 5th-straight team title, it did close the gap considerably between them and Calgary.

Iranian National Team Swimmer Banned 3 Years for Anabolic Steroid

Iranian National Team swimmer Kia Afzali has been suspended for three years for the use of Oxandrolone, an anabolic steroid.

FINA Extends Partnership With International Testing Agency For Two More Years

FINA first partnered with the ITA in January 2019 as one of the first major Olympic Federations looking to further professionalize its anti-doping program.

WADA Founder, IOC Member Dick Pound Retiring At The Age of 80

After over 60 years of involvement with the Olympic movement, Pound will retire at the end of 2022.

Russian bill seeks to criminalize CAS sanctions

Roman Teryushkov is leading the effort to make Russia no longer subject to the jurisdiction of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).