IOC President Bach Explains Stance on Russia Sanctions

Both Russian members of the IOC did not participate in Friday’s session despite president Thomas Bach’s support, according to Reuters. 


Russian bill seeks to criminalize CAS sanctions

Roman Teryushkov is leading the effort to make Russia no longer subject to the jurisdiction of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).


American Athletes Split on Rule 50 Olympic Protest Restrictions

The results of the recent IOC survey show that American athletes have mixed opinions about how and where they can protest.


Three-Time 200 BR World Champ Yulia Efimova Misses Olympic Team in the Event

She’s been a staple in the international breaststroke field for a decade, controversial for a history of doping offenses and an unforgettable Rio showdown.


USOPC and USADA Call for WADA Reform

The USOPC and USADA are calling for increased transparency, accountability, and more athlete involvement as part of WADA reform.

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Campionati Europei In Vasca Corta A Kazan Anche Dopo Decisione CAS

Dopo la decisione del CAS di ridurre il divieto per la Russia a due anni, LEN ha precisato che i campionati europei si svolgeranno a Kazan

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CAS Upholds Ban On Russia, But Shortens It To Two Years

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) partially upheld a ban on Russia’s participation in international sport, reducing the ban from four years to two.


Russian Paralympic Swimmers In COVID-19 Isolation

Russian Paralympic swimmers and coaches are in isolation on Sakhalin after a coach returned a positive COVID-19 test during at training camp.

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Antidoping: Cosa Comporta Il Divieto E Perchè Non Intacca Gli Atleti Russi

Il divieto inferto dall’AMA alla Russia non coinvolge direttamente e personalmente gli atleti, che potranno gareggiare e vincere medaglie

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Russia is “Banned” from the Tokyo Olympics; Here’s What The Ban Actually Means

Russian athletes can still compete in Tokyo so long as they do so under a neutral flag, and so long as they are not serving an individual ban.


La Federazione Russa Aggiorna Il Calendario Gare: Si Inizia Ad Agosto

La Federazione Russa di Nuoto (All Russian Swimming Federation) ha pubblicato il calendario delle gare per il resto della stagione 2020.

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European OW Champion Kirill Abrosimov Tries Training in a Quarry

Abrosimov told Russian media outlet Moscow Region Today that the quarry water was 16 degrees Celsius, which is around 60 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Russian Head Coach Chepik: We Cannot Stop Training for the Olympics

Russia’s top swimmers will continue to train for the Olympics after news broke earlier this week that their Olympic Trials would be postponed indefinitely.


WADA Non-Compliance Would Bump Russia Out Of 2020 Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency clarified both the alleged misconduct committed by Russia, and what consequences the nation could face if deemed non-compliant.


WADA Gives Russia 3 Weeks To Explain ‘Inconsistencies’ In Moscow Lab Data

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has given Russia three weeks to investigate and explain inconsistencies in data from the Moscow anti-doping lab.