Anti-Doping

WADA Claims Russia Has Been Hacking Its Website

The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) has announced that they have been the victim of daily cyber attacks against their official…

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3 FINA Doping Control Board Members Resign to Protest Russian Decision

Three of the eight members of FINA’s Doping Control Review Board (DCRB), including Chairman Dr. Andrew Pipe, have resigned, reportedly in…

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California Senate Passes Resolution on East German Doping

The California Senate has taken a major step in recognizing the injustices of the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games by passing…

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6 More, No Swimmers Disqualified From Beijing Olympics On Retests

6 more athletes, none of them swimmers, have been disqualified from their finishing places at the 2008 Beijing Olympics after retests of their anti-doping samples came up positive.

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Efimova, other Russian swimmers receive award from Russia

Yulia Efimova and other 2016 Russian Olympic swimmers received an award from Russia for their accomplishments at the 2016 Rio…

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Seven Athletes in Total Tested Positive in Rio

The final athlete disqualified for a positive test during the Rio Olympic Games is Mongolian weightlifter Chagnaadorj Usukhbayar.

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WADA Reinstates Beijing Anti-Doping Laboratory

The World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) has lifted the suspension of the accredidation of the National Anti-Doping Laboratory in Beijing, China….

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Trimetazidine Remains Banned By WADA Both In- And Out-of-Competition

In response to some comment section queries, we at SwimSwam hope to clarify the status of trimetazidine, which remains a substance banned by WADA (the World Anti-Doping Agency) both in- and out-of-competition.

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CAS Upholds Russian Ban from Paralympics

The international Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland has dismissed the appeal by the Russian Paralympic Committee…

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Chen Xinyi Expelled From Rio, Chinese Fed To Launch Doping Probe

Here is the update to Chen Xinyi’s positive doping test during the Rio Olympic Games.

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GBR’s Furniss Links 4th Place Finishes To Sport’s Doping Situation

Fran Halsall’s 4th place finish in the women’s 50m freestyle was just one of 7 endured by the British swimming squad in Rio.

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Only Russian Track and Field Athlete Banned by IAAF

Darya Klishina, the only Russian track and field athlete initially allowed to compete in Rio, is currently suspended until the CAS rules on her case in the next two days.

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Chen Xinyi Agrees to Provisional Suspension as CAS Investigates Case

Chen Xinyi of China, who was just .09 from the 100 butterfly podium earlier this week in Rio, will now…

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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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