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Putin Says Russian Anti-Doping A Failure, But Denies State Involvement

Russian President Vladimir Putin admits that Russia’s anti-doping system has failed but maintains that doping in Russian sports has never been state-sponsored.

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Denis Cotterell Calls Out Sun Yang Haters That Live In ‘Glass Houses’

“It’s nice when you’re in glass houses,” storied Aussie coach Denis Cotterell says of the cloud that continues to cover Chinese gold medalist Sun Yang’s head since his 2014 doping suspension.

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Australia Seeking To Possibly Join Asian Games Party In 2022

Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates is spearheading the quest for the nation’s inclusion in the 2022 Asian Games.

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New WR Holder Ippei Watanabe Visits Tokyo 2020 Organizers

Ippei Watanabe visits Tokyo 2020 organizers, commits to goal of Olympic gold medal in 200m breaststroke.

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World Champion Ning Zetao Dismissed From Chinese National Team

Reigning world champion in the men’s 100m freestyle event, Ning Zetao of China, has been kicked off the national team due to violations.

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Indian Newspaper Suggests Youth Doping Is On The Rise

India’s The Hindustan Times published a report this month suggesting that doping among young athletes is on the rise, based on numbers from India’s National Anti Doping Agency (NADA).

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Joseph Schooling Named Straits Times Athlete of the Year

Joseph Schooling made history earlier this month as he became the first person to win The Straits Times Singapore Athlete…

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Konami Open: Masato Sakai Throws Down Another 1:54 200 Fly

Masato Sakai of Japan has proven to be quite the weapon of 200m butterfly destruction so far this season.

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Teen Phenom Rikako Ikee Lowers Own 50 Free National Record/WJR

Another swim, another record for Japan’s 16-year-old powerhouse Rikako Ikee.

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ISHOF Announces First 2 Members of 17 Member Class of 2017

The first two members of the class of 2017, both Chinese, were announced on Friday, along with hints about the other 15 inductees.

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The Impact of Immigration Law on Elite Swimmers, Joshua Bratter, ESQ.

Navigating the Labyrinth: The Impact of Immigration Law on Elite International Swimmers (Featured image: Shaune Fraser 2-time Olympian/J.D., Legal Analyst and Joshua Bratter ESQ.)

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Japanese Olympic Medalist Yamanaka Passes Away At 78

Three-time Japanese Olympian Tsuyoshi Yamanaka passed away of pneumonia Friday, February 10th at a Tokyo hospital.

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