So some good things happened in Sydney tonight.
Russia’s Yulia Efimova already snagged the 100m breaststroke gold in Sydney and has set herself up for a run at the 200m.
Cate Campbell makes her return to racing in Sydney this weekend, taking on her sister, Bronte, among others at the 2017 NSW State Open Championships.
Newly-formed Team Efimova is on the move.
The International Association of Athletics Federations, or IAAF, track and field’s world governing body, decided Monday that the Russian track and field team would continue to be barred from international competition and would not be eligible to compete in the August IAAF World Championships that will take place in London.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s 2017 list of prohibited substances is now in effect, including the newly-banned substance Arimistane, which the Russian Swimming Federation specifically warned its athletes to stop taking.
The New Year is upon us! So we at SwimSwam are wrapping up our 2016 Swammy Awards with a look back at the 16 biggest stories of the year 2016.
200 breaststroke Olympic bronze medalist Anton Chupkov was one of three Russians named by the federation as Swimmers of t he Year.
Team Efimova moves one step closer to formation, while Yulia joins Russia’s ‘Sport and Law’ organization.
The All-Russian Swimming Federation has published a warning on its home page about a substance, androsta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione (Arimistan), that will be added…
Russian Yulia Efimova revealed she is suffering from purulent tonsilitis and will be missing the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships.
Katinka Hosszu wound up with just over $386,000 in prize money on the 2016 World Cup tour, closely rivaling her record 2014 haul.
For the 6th consecutive year, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu has won the FINA World Cup title in runaway fashion, with Russia’s Vladimir Morozov getting his first win on the men’s side.
Tomorrow the best swimmers in the world will begin competition in the 9th and final stop on the 2016 FINA World Cup in Hong Kong.
Katinka Hosszu led all swimmers in Tokyo with $14,500 in prize money, followed closely by Alia Atkinson’s $13,500.