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DCA in Sun Yang Incident was an Untrained Construction Worker, Report Says

The doping control assistant whose alleged questionable credibility led to the infamous Sun Yang blood vial-smashing incident was reportedly untrained.

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Schooling Takes 100 Free, Yeoh Sets Record At Singapore Nats

Singaporean swimming hero Joseph Schooling was in the water briefly at his nation’s short course championships, contesting the men’s 100m free.

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Sun Yang ‘Not Worried’ About Outcome of CAS Hearing, Talks Athlete Rights

“This case is destined to take a place in history [of anti-doping], and in my heart for the rest of my life,” Sun told Chinese news site Xinhua.

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Japanese IM Ace Takeharu Fujimori Handed 4-Month Suspension For Positive Test

The Japanese Anti-Doping Authority (JADA) has handed a 4-month suspension to Takeharu Fujimori for having tested positive for a banned substance.

Report: WADA Tabs Lawyer Who Helped Take Down Armstrong for Sun Yang Hearing

WADA’s reported lawyer Richard Young not only was instrumental in Lance Armstrong’s case but also wrote the initial version of the world’s anti-doping code.

Beyond The Lane Lines: Schooling Launches Skincare, Ledecky Joins A New Team

Check out this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Joseph Schooling, Cate Campbell, Katie Shanahan, Katie Ledecky and more.

Olympic Update: Tokyo Seeks Technological Advances Amid Russian Cyberattacks

Amid the various technological advancements tied to the 2020 Games, Russian hackers were still able to target the 2020 Olympics’ database.

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Breaking Down Sun Yang’s Case, Part 4: What Did the Doping Panel Find?

SwimSwam is spending time parsing out Sun Yang’s case ahead of his Nov. 15 public trial date.

Vlad Morozov: “I’m Glad Grinev Wasn’t In Doha”

After racing at every stop of this year’s World Cup Series, Vlad Morozov had no problem admitting he ‘wasn’t fresh’ during his final few races in Doha.

Kosuke Hagino Makes Japanese National Team At The 11th Hour

Olympic gold medalist Kosuke Hagino cleared the minimum time standard in the men’s 200m IM to make the Japanese National Team at the 11th hour.

Michael Andrew Busts Out 2 Wins, C1 Scorches 100 Free Field To Wrap Up Doha

20-year-old Michael Andrew snagged 2 golds to close out this FINA World Cup Series campaign, including the 50m fly and 100m back.

Hagino Puts Up Fastest 200 Back Time In 2 Years; Matsumoto Easy 1:46 200 Free

Comeback kid Kosuke Hagino is making strides in several events, including the 200m back tonight where he posted his quickest time in 2 years.

Breaking Down Sun Yang’s Case, Part 3: What Went Down with the Blood Vials?

SwimSwam is spending time parsing out Sun Yang’s case ahead of his Nov. 15 public trial date.

Turkish Teen Böcekler Sets 1500 Free SCM National Record

Teenager Beril Böcekler rocked a new 1500 freestyle (SCM) Turkish national record while competing in Denmark tonight at their Open Championships.

Hagino & Sakai Soldier On To Japanese Amateur Championships

The 2nd annual Japanese Amateur Championships are set for this weekend, with Kosuke Hagino & Masato Sakai representing two men staying the course.

Khader Baqlah Takes Down Jordanian 200 Fly NR In Greensboro

Khader Baqlah raced to a first place finish in the 200 fly B final at the Greensboro Pro Swim Series and set a Jordanian National Record.

Cate Campbell Further Edges Toward World Cup Series Crown With 24.11 50 Free

Cate Campbell gets it done in the women’s 50m freestyle, firing off a winning effort of 24.11 tonight in Doha, Qatar for World Cup gold.

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