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IOC Athletes Commission Leader Coventry Speaks On RUSADA Support

“I believe our mandate is to protect ALL clean athletes and I do believe there are clean Russian Athletes,” said IOC Athletes’ Commission Chairperson Kirsty Coventry.

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Phelps On WADA’s Russian Reinstatement Decision: It’s Sad To See This

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, has vocalized his dissatisfaction with yesterday’s news concerning the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) reinstating the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA).

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FINA Technical Swimming Committee Member Ivan Varvodic Dies

FINA announced on September 19th that Member of the FINA Technical Swimming Committee, Ivan Varvodic, has died. Varvodic was appointed…

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GQ Russia Names Evgeny Rylov Sportsman of the Year

21-year old Russian swimmer Evgeny Rylov has been named the GQ Russia Sportsman of the Year. GQ is a men’s fashion,…

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IOC Athletes’ Committee Supports Alterations of RUSADA Plan; USADA Opposed

The athletes’ commission includes double pole vault Olympic gold medalist Yelena Isinbayeva, who was forced out as the head of RUSADA in 2017 for criticizing WADA’s original punishment of the organization.

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2018 FINA World Cup Cluster 2 Kicks Off With Bigger Fields

Kelsi Dahlia is among the Americans set to compete at the next FINA World Cup stop in Eindhoven, starting on September 28th.

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Alp’38 Drama Comes to a Close: La Rocca and Vyatchanin to Share Coaching Duties

Guy La Rocca and Arkady Vyatchanin will share duties co-head coaches of the Elite group at Alp’38.

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5 Years into Retirement, Amaury Leveaux Announces His Comeback…in L.A.

French sprinter Amaury Leveaux is back, and eyeing a gold medal in the 50 free at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.

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Shane Ryan Heads Up 5-Strong Irish Roster For Hangzhou

Swim Ireland has named its 5-strong roster for the 2018 Short Course World Championships set for Hangzhou, China.

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Lone Dutch Youth Olympic Games Female Tes Schouten Withdraws

Tes Schouten was one of four athletes named to Netherlands’ roster for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) slated for October…

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Duncan Scott, Coach Steven Tigg Honored Big At Scottish Sports Awards

The most decorated Scottish athlete at a single Commonwealth Games, Duncan Scott, has just been named the 2018 Scottish Sportsperson of the Year.

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Hosszu Wins Three Events On Final Day Of Doha World Cup

Katinka Hosszu finished off the second stop of the World Cup circuit in Doha with three victories.

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Verraszto, Shemberev & Peribonio Lower WC, National Marks In 400 IM

David Verraszto broke his own World Cup Record to win the 400 IM at the second stop of the circuit in Doha.

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Sjostrom Lowers Own 50 Fly World Cup Record In Doha

Sarah Sjostrom lowered her own World Cup Record in the women’s 50 fly on day 2 of the second series stop in Doha.

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