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Brazil Taking Large, But Relatively Weak, Roster to Short Course Worlds

The Brazilians are sending a very watered-down roster to this winter’s Short Course World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Though the…

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Guilherme Guido Breaks South American Record at Final WC Qualifier

Guilherme Guido moved into the top-10 all-time at Brazil’s final Short Course Worlds qualifying meet. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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The Brazilian Swimming Photo Vault

Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures

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Cielo Blasts 20.5 SCM on Night 2 at Jose Finkel Trophy

This results says that Cesar may have missed his taper in London. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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CAS Releases Full Report in Cielo Doping Decision

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has released its full report on the findings of Cesar Cielo, Vinicius Waked, Henrique…

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Roland Schoeman Guest Editorial: Steroids, Swimming, and Dangerous Precedents

Today we welcome a very special guest, Roland Schoeman, to The Swimmers Circle to weigh in on the Cesar Cielo debate. Roland…

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Where is the Anti-Doping Process Failing Us? Fix the Code, Not the Court.

Though a small minority have fallen on the side of the Brazilians in their now-infamous doping scandal, a majority (or…

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Athletes React to Cielo Announcement Via Twitter; Poll Results

As is evidenced by the Tweet of Dutch swimmer Sebastiaan Verschuren above above, the first reactions from other athletes about the…

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Cielo "Warning" Upheld, Cleared to Compete in Shanghai; Waked Receives One Year Ban

As we predicted in this editorial yesterday, the CBDA’s warning for Cesar Cielo, Henrique Barbosa, and Nicholas dos Santos was…

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Zero-Hour is Thursday Morning for Cielo, Brazilian Doping Scandal

The CAS hearing in the matter of the positive tests for Cesar Cielo, Vanecius Waked, Nicolas dos Santos, and Henrique Barbosa…

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In Briefs: Cielo Hires Jessica Hardy's Lawyer, Howard Jacobs, for CAS Arbitration

As we sit and wait patiently for Wednesday’s hearing, where the CAS will decide on the appeal of FINA vs….

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CAS Announces July 20th Hearing Date for Cielo, Other Brazilians

The international Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced the timeline for its decision on the punishment for Cesar Cielo…

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Brazilian Doping: Cielo, Other Brazilians Have Agreed to Expedited Arbitration

With all other parties having already agreed to an expedited hearing by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the ultimate…

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Brazilian Doping: CAS Acknowledges Urgency in Cielo Doping Decision

The Court for Arbitration of Sport today acknowledged FINA’s appeal of the Brazilian suspensions, and agreed to an expedited time…

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