Although his suspension will not be lifted in enough time to race in Tokyo next year at the Olympics, Junya Koga will not be retiring.
Junya Koga’s 2-year suspension we reported back in June has been ratified by the Court Arbitration for Sport, revealing a possible outcome for Shayna Jack.
Retired Frechman Camille Lacourt leaves behind the 2019 title open up for grabs among Russians Kliment Kolesnikov and Evgeny Rylov and Romanian Robert Glinta.
Justin Ress held the World University Games record in the 50 back for about a minute before seeing it fall to South Africa’s Zane Waddell in the next heat.
In the latest development regarding Junya Koga’s positive doping test dating back to last year, the 31-year-old has now seen his suspension reduced.
Michael Andrew of Race Pace Club broke the Pro Swim Series record in the 50 backstroke Thursday morning in Richmond, VA.
In another blow to the host nation of the 2020 Olympic Games, 27-year-old Hiromasa Fujimori of Japan has reportedly tested positive for a prohibited substance.
His time of 24.68 was good enough to break the Pro Swim Series record, which was a 24.74 held by Japanese backstroker Junya Koga.
World Championships medalist Junya Koga of Japan has logged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport in response to being handed a 4-year ban earlier this week.
Daiya Seto will try to defend his 400m IM world title earned in Windsor at the last edition of the FINA Short Course World Championships.
Japanese backstroking ace Junya Koga has received a 4-year suspension for a positive doping test from May of this year.
One of the most common mistakes in technique that we see in all strokes is in the pulling motion of backstroke.
Facing a possible 4-year ban for having tested positive for a banned substance, Japanese medalist Junya Koga is set to file an appeal with the Court Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
2017 World Championships silver medalist Junya Koga of Japan is facing a possible 4-year ban for having tested positively for a prohibited substance earlier this year.
Led by Pan Pacs gold medalists Rikako Ikee, Yasuhiro Koseki and Yui Ohashi, the nation of Japan is primed to challenge China as the overall winning nation in the pool at the 2018 Asian Games.