Russia swimming

Russian Whistleblower: Russian Athletes Should Not Be Allowed at Tokyo Olympics

Grigory Rodchenkov, subject of the documentary Icarus, says that nothing has changed in spite of the punishments handed out by WADA last year.


2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist Andrey Grechin Is Coming Out of Retirement

32-year old Andrey Grechin (right) retired after the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. With an extra year before Tokyo, he’s now attempting a comeback.


Russian National Team Begins 2nd Camp at Krugloye Lake, This Time with NT Coach

World Champion Evgeny Rylov (above) is among the participants in the 2nd camp. Sergey Chepik, the National Team head coach, will join for the 2nd training.

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Russia Swimming Federation Pubblica Il Calendario Gare 2020

Russia Swimming Federation pubblica un calendario aggiornato delle competizioni per il 2020. Si prevede la ripresa a fine ottobre.

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Russia Aims for Pool National Championship Dates in October in Kazan

World Champion Evgeny Rylov (above) and the rest of the Russian team are scheduled to swim their first post-pandemic national championship in October.

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Anton Chupkov’s Coach Kicked Out Of National Team Training Camp

A tense situation involving World Record holder Anton Chupkov reportedly bubbled over at the Russian National Team reopening training camp.

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All Participants at Russian National Team Camp Test Negative for Coronavirus

The negative tests has allowed the participants in the camp to officially return to the water and resume training at Lake Krugloye. Above, World Championship bronze medalist Daria Vaskina.


Russians in Quarantine as Training Camp Begins at Krugloye Lake

Svetlana Chimrova (above) and Worlds bronze medalist Daria Vaskina are among the swimmers who have been confirmed for attendance at the camp.

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WADA vs. Russia Appeal of Massive Sanctions to Be Heard in November

Russia is appealing the sanctions proposed by WADA, which would include barring the country from hosting or competing under the Russian flag for 4 years.

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Russian National Team Will Hold Training Camp On June 2

The Russian National Swimming Team will hold a training camp at Lake Round on June 2, after the approval of reopening policies.

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Russian Draft Calendar Still Includes LCM and SCM Championships in 2020

Russia says that it’s still planning to hold both long course and short course national championship meets in 2020, presuming athletes can return…

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Russian Ministry of Sport Announces Plan to Resume Training, Competition

The Russian Ministry of Sport has published its 3-phase plan for returning to sport, which includes phase 1 inclusion for professional and national team athletes.

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Swimmer Anton Chupkov Nominated for Forbes Russia’s 30 Under 30 List for 2020

Russian swimmer Anton Chupkov is one of 100 people who have been nominated for Forbes Russia’s annual 30 Under 30 list. Annually, financial…


Anastasia Fesikova Talks China in January as Coronavirus Outbreak Began

Former World Record holder Anastasia Fesikova (above) and husband Sergey have quarantined in the country where they are doing dryland training.

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Intl Authorities Should “Turn A New Page” On Russian Ban Says Sporting Minister

Russian sports minister Oleg Matytsin has stated that international sporting authorities should “turn a new page” on Russia’s sporting ban.