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No Swimmers Among 14 Russians Suspected In Beijing Anti-Doping Retests

A Russian news agency has reported the names of 14 Russian athletes it says are among the 31 whose urine samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics failed an anti-doping retest this year, and no swimmers were listed.

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Jamieson Steps Away, But Reconsiders Possible Retirement

Michael Jamieson will not be in Rio to defend his silver medal from the 2012 Olympic Games, but he has backed away from the idea of retirement.

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Russian Sports Minister, Olympic Champ Criticize Olympic Athletics Ban

Russia’s track & field federation faces a potential ban from the Rio 2016 Olympics, but the Russian Sports Minister and a two-time Olympic pole vault champion have publicly criticized the ban, with the athlete mulling a discrimination lawsuit.

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Former RUSADA Head: Retested Beijing Samples Could Be Negative

The former head of RUSADA, Russia’s national anti-doping agency, says that the retested samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics could still prove to be clean and the suspected athletes cleared of any doping charges.

14 Russians Among 31 Athletes Suspected of Doping At Beijing Olympics, Per TASS

Russian news agency TASS reports that 14 Russian athletes are among the 31 Olympians who tested positive for banned substances in a retest of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

David Sparkes Comments on Success in London, Looks Forward to Glasgow

The 2018 version of the European Championships will feature many other sports other than aquatics, such as gymnastics and athletics.

Watch: 2016 Mare Nostrum Hype Video

Watch the hype video for the 2016 Mare Nostrum series.

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Marathon Swimmer Lewis Pugh Hospitalized After Shifted Vertebra

Marathon swimmer Lewis Pugh underwent emergency surgery on Friday after enduring a shifted vertebra.

Oldest Surviving Olympic Champion Dies at Age 102

The oldest surviving Olympic champion in the world, Sandor Tarics, passed away at the age of 102.

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Less Than 75 Days From Rio, Key Qualifying Opportunities Still Remain

Roy Burch of Bermuda is just one athlete who still has an opportunity to hit a FINA Olympic-qualifying time at one of the remaining meets happening worldwide between now and Rio.

Adidas Open Source Design at the a-station

Last weekend, Adidas opened its doors to the next generation of creators, working collaboratively with fans and athletes on two projects at the pop-up “a-station” at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Tarasevich Wins 2 Medals, But No New Russians Added to Olympic Roster

Grigory Tarasevich (above) won 2 medals, but most

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Latest Look At Women’s Relay Standings And Qualifying Headed Into Rio

There were a few shake-ups in the women’s relay standings as a result of the European Championships.

Latest Look At Men’s Relay Standings and Qualifying Headed Into Rio

With the European Championships having concluded, let’s take a look at which men’s relays made the cut to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Sedov Meet Record Falls To Girev At Russian Age Championships

Ivan Girev took the 100 freestyle meet record below 50 seconds for the first time on the final day of Russia’s Age Group Championships.

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2-Time Olympian Liam Tancock Inducted Into Loughborough Hall Of Fame

Great Britain star Liam Tancock has been inducted into the Loughborough University Sports Hall of Fame to honor swimming career.

Richard Nagy Wins Slovakia’s Only Medal With 400 IM National Record

Richard Nagy won Slovakia’s only medal of the 2016 European Championships with a silver medal in the 400 IM and a new national record.

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