More than half of respondents said they felt the IOC’s decision didn’t go far enough, and only 17.3% – 172 total votes felt it was too strict a punishment.
Eligibility in question after scrapes with anti-doping enforcement this year, both Russia’s Daria Ustinova and Brazil’s Etiene Medeiros competed in the women’s 100 back, but missed the semifinal cut.
Yulia Efimova and Daria Ustinova will be swimming an event apiece this morning, while Michelle Coleman has scratched the 100 back.
According to Russian Swimming Federation President Vladimir Salnikov, Yulia Efimova has been cleared to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Russian swimmer Daria Ustinova is the latest to file an appeal to the international Court of Arbitration for Sport over her…
Among those cleared are a total of 32 swimmers who will be competing at the Games. Both Vlad Morozov and Nikita Lobinstev were given clearance to compete after both being named as part of the “disappearing positives” program revealed in the McLaren report on systematic Russian doping.
It’s officially official: Vlad Morozov (above) and Nikita Lobintsev have been confirmed to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Defending Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Missy Franklin faces off against Aussie duet Emily Seebohm, the 2015 world champion, and Belinda Hocking. Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu and Olympic newcomer Maya DiRado, among others, will add to the drama of this amazing race.
Morozov, along with 2 other nominated Russian Olympians, were beneficiaries of “disappearing false positives,” according to WADA.
Aus dem Trainingslager in Brasilien übermittelte die Presseabteilung des DSV eine Aussage von Cheftrainer Henning Lambertz zum aktuellen FINA Statement…
The seven swimmers banned from the Russian Olympic team could have a profound effect on the teams medal count.
A well-connected former Russian Olympic medalist says he believes the “loyalty” of FINA will prevail in the decision as to whether Yulia Efimova can compete in the Olympics, in spite of the IOC’s announcement today.
2016 Russia Cup July 17th-18th, 2016 Ruza, Russia Long Course Meters Full, live results available here Svetlana Chimrova has broken…
Veronika Popova will compete this weekend at the Russian Cup in Moscow.
The Russian Swimming Federation has confirmed its roster for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games at its meeting on June 7th,…