Anti-Doping

FINA Issues Statement On Chinese Swimmers’ Warning Penalties

“FINA has received the decisions issued on these two athletes, and is currently reviewing them.”

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2 Of 3 Chinese Who Failed Doping Tests Issued Warning Penalty

The Chinese Swimming Association has announced it will be issuing ‘warning penalties’ to 2 of 3 of its swimmers who recently tested positively for a banned substance.

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Russian Swimmer Martynova Issued 4-Year Ban For Failed Doping Test

Amidst the controversial allegations levied against the Russian swimming community by The Times, alleging systematic, organized doping, another Russian swimmer has been confirmed as failing a doping test.

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Shanghai Daily Names 3 of 6 Chinese Swimmers to Fail Drug Tests

ShanghaiDaily.com has reported the names of three of the six Chinese swimmers who have failed a test for banned substances…

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6 Chinese Swimmers Have Failed Doping Tests Since Fall Of 2015

After yesterday’s controversial accusations by The Times concerning alleged systematic doping within the Russian swimming organization, news is coming out today about positive drug tests by Chinese swimmers.

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FINA Releases Statement On Alleged Systemic Doping In Russian Swimming

FINA, the world’s governing body for the sport of swimming, has released an official statement in response to the The Times article alleging systemic doping within Russian swimming.

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Jacco Verhaeren Says Russian Doping Allegations Are Of Little Surprise

“After the athletics (scandal) it should come as little surprise but it’s still shocking,’’ Australian Head Coach Jacco Verhaeren says regarding the alleged systemic doping within Russian swimming.

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Russia Denies Alleged Systemic Doping Within Swimming

The Russian Swimming Federation has rejected the media’s allegations that it was covering up positive tests for doping among its athletes.

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Russian Swim Federation Publishes List of Products With Meldonium

Russia’s Swimming Federation has posted a list of products containing the now-banned bloodflow drug meldonium on its official website.

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Brazil Passes Anti-Doping Legislation Just Under WADA Buzzer

Just in the nick of time, the Brazilian government passed necessary legislation to avoid seeing its compliance status dented by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

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Efimova Maintains Innocence, Hopes To Compete In Rio

For the first time since reportedly having tested positive for meldonium, Russia’s reigning 100 breaststroke World Champion, Yulia Efimova, has spoken out.

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Dave Salo Makes Statement on Efimova Doping Case

“It’s not coming from me, it never has come from me.”

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Efimova’s Former Coach: “Only Doctors Can Be Blamed”

“An investigation is necessary,” states the former coach of Russian Yulia Efimova’s regarding her reportedly positive test for banned substance meldonium.

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Russian Fed’s Official Statement On Efimova; Temporary Suspension

The Russian Swimming Federation has released an official statement concerning Efimova’s reportedly positive test result for meldonium.

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Yulia Efimova Fails Doping Test, Could Face Lifetime Ban Per Russian Media

Russia’s reigning 100 breaststroke world champion Yulia Efimova has reportedly failed a doping test and could face a lifetime ban from the sport, according to Russian media.

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