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….


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.


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…


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.


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.


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.


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…


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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.