Vinicius Waked

Chocova Breaks Meet Record Monday Morning at Universiade

Petra Chocova not only bettered Yulia Efimova in the women’s 50 breast prelim, she also broke Megan Jendrick’s meet record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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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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In Briefs: No New Brazilian Qualifiers on Day 1

If day 1 is any indicator of how the last-chance Brazilian qualifying meet is going to go, don’t cross your…

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Decision on "Rule 45" Olympic Ban to be Decided Thursday; New HGH Test Could be Ready for 2012 Olympics

There are two upcoming stories to watch over the next few months for those interested in keeping the sport clean….

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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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CBDA Releases Response to FINA Appeal of Cielo et al. Doping Suspensions

The CBDA has released its response to FINA’s appeal of the Brazilian doping panels decision to not give a suspension…

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