Anti-Doping

Phelps, Lochte, and Franklin Sign Letter To FINA Asking For More Doping Tests

In the letter, they asked that the top 10 athletes in each Olympic event be subject to at least 6 out-of-competition drug tests.

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Greek Swimmer Who Tested Positive Pulled From 50 Free Start Lists

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Chinese Swimming Agency Confirms Chen Xinyi Doping Test

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Chinese Butterflyer Chen Xinyi Fails Doping Test, Brazilian Site Says

Chinese butterflyer Chen Xinyi has failed an anti-doping test taken prior to the Rio Olympics, a Brazilian website is reporting.

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Australia Files Grievance Over Swimmers Being Drug Tested In Early AM

Swimmers being asked to submit to anti-doping tests in the early hours of the morning is a concern for Australian Chef de Mission, Kitty Chiller.

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Russian Official Calls Paralympic Ban “Absurd,” CAS Appeal Coming

A Russian official criticized the Internatonal Paralympic Committee (IPC)’s decision to ban all Russia’s athletes from the upcoming Rio Paralympic Games, even suggesting that exclusion from the Paralympics would rob athletes of “a reason for living.”

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Horton Defends Words While Chinese Swim Team Demands Apology

The tension grows between Mack Horton and Sun Yang, as the Chinese swim team demands an apology for Horton’s ‘malicious’ attack.

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IPC Suspends All Russian Athletes from Entering Paralympic Games

In the most extreme anti-doping measure yet, the International Paralympic Committee has decided to forbid all Russian athletes from competing in the 2016 Paralympic Games.

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Yulia Efimova Officially Added to Rio Start Lists

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova has been officially added to the start lists for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. She will swim…

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Theodora Giareni Named as Greek Swimmer Sent Home Early from Rio

Theodora Giareni has been named by unofficial sources as the Greek swimmer who has already been sent home from the…

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Greek Swimmer Sent Home from Olympics After Positive Doping Test

On the same day that it was announced that Russian swimming had gotten a pass for their previously-suspended athletes to…

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IOC ‘Disappointed’ But Will Respect CAS Decision On Morozov, Lobintsev

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says it is “disappointed” that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) struck down some of the IOC’s restrictions on potentially-doped athletes, but will respect its decision allowing Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev to compete in Rio.

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CAS Rules Yulia Efimova Still Not Eligible to Compete in 2016 Olympics

Yulia Efimova has lost her appeal in front of the CAS, finalizing her 2016 Olympic fate.

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ROC, IOC Confirm Morozov and Lobintsev for Rio Olympics

It’s officially official: Vlad Morozov (above) and Nikita Lobintsev have been confirmed to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

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Morozov, Lobintsev Approved For Rio Olympics, TASS Reports

Russian news site TASS reports that swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev will be allowed to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics, with a decision still coming on Yulia Efimova.

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