Nikita Lobintsev

Morozov, Lobintsev Approved For Rio Olympics, TASS Reports

Russian news site TASS reports that swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev will be allowed to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics, with a decision still coming on Yulia Efimova.


The 5 Quintessential Swimming Storylines For the 2016 Rio Olympics

Has Olympic fever hit yet? Check out this guide to catch up on the 5 biggest stories you need to know to follow all the Olympic swimming action from Rio 2016, beginning Saturday morning.


CAS Adjourns Efimova Doping Proceedings Until Thursday

Yulia Efimova’s arbitration with the IOC, ROC, and FINA has begun in Rio and been adjourned until Thursday.


CAS Pushes Morozov, Lobintsev Decision to IOC

Nikita Lobintsev (above) and Vlad Morozov, with three Olympic medals between them, will have their Rio 2016 fates pushed off to the IOC.


Retested Russian Samples from Kazan 2015 Come Up Negative, Per FINA

One under-the-radar note from a FINA press release earlier today: all anti-doping samples from Russian Olympians from the 2015 World Championships were retested with zero positive results.


FINA Denies Reports Lobintsev and Morozov Have Been Confirmed for Rio

Will they or won’t they? FINA’s latest statement adds to the confusion over who is swimming in Rio and who isn’t.


Russians Morozov, Lobintsev Are Cleared To Compete In Rio, Says FINA

Vlad Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev are cleared to compete in Rio, according to Russian state-run media outlet TASS.


CAS Decisions On Morozov, Lobintsev Expected Tuesday

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) says it will make decisions Tuesday, August 2 on whether Russian swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev can compete in the Rio Olympics, with a decision on Yulia Efimova coming later on.


IOC Creates 3-Member Panel to Finalize Decisions on Russian Athletes

The IOC has set up a three-member panel that it says will have final review authority over which Russian athletes are and are not accepted into the Olympic Games, including swimmer Vlad Morozov (above).


Russian State-Run Media Says FINA to Decide on Morozov, Lobintsev

Both the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and FINA have taken up the need for decisions on two Russian…


Russian Nikita Lobintsev Accepts ‘No Fault’ Finding for Meldonium

Russian swimmer Nikita Lobintsev has been cleared on Meldonium charges, but is still ineligible for the Olympics pending any appeals.


Henning Lambertz: “Sport muss Glaubwürdigkeit behalten”

Aus dem Trainingslager in Brasilien übermittelte die Presseabteilung des DSV eine Aussage von Cheftrainer Henning Lambertz zum aktuellen FINA Statement…

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Seven Russian Athletes Banned Could Have Profound Effect On Medal Haul

The seven swimmers banned from the Russian Olympic team could have a profound effect on the teams medal count.


Efimova Clocks 2:22 to Win 200 Breast on Night 3 of LA Invite

On day 3 of the 2016 LA Invitational, Russia’s Yuliya Efimova swam her first race since the lifting of her FINA ban for testing positive for the banned substance Meldonium earlier this year. Efimova won the race in 2:22.77.


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