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Three Russian Cyclists Sue WADA, McLaren After Missing Olympics

Three Russian cyclists are suing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and investigator Richard McLaren for damages after McLaren’s report to WADA kept them out of the Rio Olympics last summer.

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Water Polo Player Hugo Fontani Receives Sanction for Doping Offense

French water polo player receives sanction for positive drug test.

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Chen Xinyi Agrees to Provisional Suspension as CAS Investigates Case

Chen Xinyi of China, who was just .09 from the 100 butterfly podium earlier this week in Rio, will now…

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France’s Lacourt Says Sun Yang “Pisses Purple” in Interview

French backstroke star and World Championship gold medalist Camille Lacourt is the latest to make anti-doping news, calling out Sun Yang in a recent radio interview

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Results Of The Lead Up To Rio If There Was a Zero Tolerance Approach To Doping

Heading into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games the issue of doping in the sport of swimming has been a constant…

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Russian Sports Minister to IOC: “We Are Very Grateful”

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko thinks that the IOC made the right decision today in refraining from implementing a blanket…

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Ukraine Swim Team Doctor Given Four-Year Doping Ban

The dominoes continue to fall in the maelstrom of doping scandals that have washed through 2016, with mere days remaining before the…

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2016 Rio Olympics Preview: King Eyeing Meilutyte’s 100 Breast Throne

Lilly King will swap her Hoosier cap for one with the American flag this summer as she races for gold in the 100 breast.

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IOC Calls McLaren Report “Shocking,” Schedules Conference

Following the publication of WADA’s report by Richard McLaren on systematic state-sponsored doping in Russia and McLaren’s conference, the International Olympic Committee has released a statement on the findings.

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New Report Confirms State-Sponsored Doping In Russia

A report on the systematic doping of Russian athletes at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren was published this morning at 9:00 EST confirming state-sponsored doping in Russian sports.

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Yana Martynova’s Doping Ban Upheld Despite Her Appeal

It was posted on the FINA website today that Russian IM’er Yana Martynova, who is currently serving a four year ban from…

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31 Athletes Caught in Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Re-Testing

Names, sports, and nationalities of the 31 athletes who tested positive have not yet been released.

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Athletes Stand Up To Doping: Brent Hayden

“Athletes stand up to doping” is a new SwimSwam exclusive series where we reach out to athletes and get their unique perspectives on the recent doping issues. To follow along with all the recent doping scandals that have plagued the sport of swimming in the last few months, click here.

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WADA Releases Statement On Russia’s Alleged Systematic Doping In Sochi

The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) announced that it will immediately look into Russian doping allegations surrounding the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games that have recently been brought to light during a CBS broadcast of 60 Minutes on Sunday.

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Newly-Formed WADA Compliance Review Committee Holds April Meeting

In compliance with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code, the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) has formed a committee, the Compliance Review…

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