Anti-Doping

#1 50 Freestyler In The World, Andrea Vergani Of Italy, Tests Positive

Italian sprinting ace Andrea Vergani has been temporarily suspended by Italy’s Anti-Doping Fedreation, NADO Italia for having tested positive for cannibis.

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Doping Network Linked To 21 Athletes Around The World

A total of 21 athletes from three winter sports and two summer sports were connected to an “internationally active doping network” back in late March.

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World C’ships Bronze Medalist Hiromasa Fujimori Fails Doping Test

In another blow to the host nation of the 2020 Olympic Games, 27-year-old Hiromasa Fujimori of Japan has reportedly tested positive for a prohibited substance.

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WADA Appeals to Court of Arbitration for Sport in Sun Yang Decision

The World Anti-Doping Agency has filed an appeal in the Court of Arbitration for Sport against FINA over its decision not to reprimand Sun Yang over his now-infamous drug testing incident earlier this year.

FINA Withdraws Doping Case Against Kira Toussaint

FINA will officially be withdrawing its doping case against 24-year-old Dutch swimmer Kira Toussaint, according to a statement appear in the Royal Dutch Swimming Federation’s (KNZB).

North Korean Anti-Doping Agency Declared Non-Compliant by WADA

China’s anti-doping agency (CHINADA) will supervise the North Korean activities while they continue to work toward compliance.

Helsinki Anti-Doping Lab Requests Voluntary Suspension During Move

The Helsinki, Finland Doping Control Laboratory has advised the World Anti-Doping Association that it will be self-suspending its anti-doping activities…

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IPC to Reinstate Russian Paralympic Committee

The International Paralympic Committee will reinstate the Russian Paralympic Committee in March despite its refusal to accept the findings of the McLaren Report.

FINA Won’t ‘Consider Further Speculation and Hearsay’ About Sun Yang

FINA issued a statement regarding the reaction to The Sunday Times’ report that a vial of Sun Yang’s blood was smashed during an out-of-competition drug test last September.

Chinese Swim Association Supports Sun Yang on Defamation Claims

The CSA has issued a statement of support backing star swimmer Sun Yang in claiming defamation and threatening a lawsuit aimed at UK-based paper The Sunday Times.

Vial of Sun Yang’s Blood Allegedly Smashed with Hammer in Drug Test Altercation

A finding against Sun could have resulted in a lifetime ban, but FINA ruled in his favor in a January 3rd panel hearing, saying they would “never know” what happened.

After Turning Over Data To WADA, RUSADA Avoids Reinstated Suspension

WADA will not reinstate a suspension on RUSADA and will allow the association to continue operating after receiving lab data. But Russia could face suspension from 2020 Olympics if data is found to be tampered with.

WADA Successfully Retrieves Data from Former Moscow Anti-Doping Lab

The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) has successfully retrieved the data from the former Moscow anti-doping laboratory in Russia. This pushes…

USA Swimming Releases Selection Criteria for 2019 National Junior Team

Carson Foster is one of the headliners of the 2018 USA Swimming National Junior Team.

WADA Announces Changes to Management Team

Amidst a swirl of controversy, the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) has announced changes to its management team effective in the…

Fraser-Holmes Excluded From ISL Due To Missing Whereabouts Suspension

27-year-old Thomas Fraser-Holmes of Australia has learned he will be excluded from the new International Swim League (ISL) due to its zero tolerance on doping.

WADA Expert Committee Will Return to Moscow this Week

WADA says that the issues with accessing the data from the former Moscow Laboratory has been resolved.

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