Anti-Doping

Egyptian Swimmer Banned after Positive Test for Testosterone

Mohamed Waleed was a regular finalist at the Egyptian National Championships, even as a teenager.

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FINA Rules That 3 American Relays Must Be Disqualified from World Jrs

The U.S. forfeited 3 sets of medals as a result of a positive doping test for Matthew Willenbring, in addition to his swim in the 100 free.

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Bulgarian Record Holder Dobromira Ivanova Receives 4-Year Doping Ban

Bulgarian Dobromira Ivanova has been handed a four-year suspension for doping.

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Retired Former World Champion Filippo Magnini Facing Possible 8 Yr Ban

Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini may have retired last year from the sport of swimming, but the 36-year-old is still under investigation by Italy’s National Anti-Doping Organization (NADO) for his connection to a nutritionist involved in a Pesaro criminal probe.

Russia Set to Sign 4-Year Anti-Doping Agreement with IOC

Russian Olympic Committee President Stanislav Pozdnyakov announced that the nation will be signing a 4-year deal intended to further anti-doping measures.

Meldonium is Now a Punishable Banned Substance

In the early days of the ban of meldonium, a supplement/heart medication popular among Russian athletes that led to the…

Alexander Popov Loses ROC Presidential Vote to Stanislav Pozdnyakov

Legendary Russian sprinter and 9-time Olympic medalist Alexander Popov came up short when the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) voted to elect a new president Tuesday.

More Anti-Doping

Modern Pentathlon 200M Free WR Holder Completes Doping 15-Month Ban

Team USA’s Logan Storie is eligible to return to competition after serving a 15-month ban from competition.

RUSADA Remains Suspended by WADA, Balking Final Steps to Reinstatement

WADA has maintained the suspension of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency for its refusal to comply with two final outstanding measures which would lead to its reinstatement.

Henrique Martins Tests Positive, Panel Hearing Upcoming

Brazilian Olympian Henrique Martins has tested positive for a banned substance, and will present his case at a doping panel hearing in Switzerland, according to Brazilian media.

WADA Reports 1,595 Doping Violations in 2016 – Lowest on Record

In its 4th annual Anti-Doping Rule Violations Report, WADA announced that in 2016, athletes produced 1,596 ADRVs.

3 Less Obvious Angles About Amanda Kendall’s Doping Suspension

Editorial content is the opinion of its author and does not necessarily reflect the views of SwimSwam. Earlier today, SwimSwam…

U.S. National Team Swimmer Sanctioned for Anti-Doping Rules Violation

Amanda Kendall was sanctioned for an anti-doping rules violation without failing a test.

CAS Reinstates Sochi Results For 27 Russian Athletes, Suspends 12

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld appeals by 27 Russian athletes accused of doping violations and partially upheld appeals by a dozen more.

FINA Full Doping Panel Says Willenbring Doping Test Was Accidental

After news broke on Monday morning that American swimmer Matthew Willenbring had tested positive for a banned substance after the U.S….

Serbian Water Polo Player Filip Radojevic Banned Two Years for Doping

Radojevic is currently serving a two year suspension from the sport after he tested positive for the substance Pseudoephedrine, which FINA lists under category S6 (stimulants).

American Swimmer Tests Positive at World Jrs, Forfeits Medal

American swimmer Matthew Willenbring tested positive for a banned substance at the 2017 FINA World Junior Championships.

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