Yulia Efimova

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Two Prelims Live Recap

Katie Ledecky will swim her first individual event of these games this morning, taking things out in the heats of the 400m freestyle. The world record holder will be looking to enter her first Olympic final in this event.


Olympia 2016: Glania und Biedermann im Halbfinale

Olympische Spiele 2016 Rio Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien Schwimmen: 6. bis 13. August Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio…

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Rio Rapid Fire: Day Two Prelims

Seventeen-year-old American Kathleen Baker topped the world this morning in the heats of the 100m backstroke. It appeared as though she even shocked herself with a best time of 58.84. That time throws her into the medal hunt if she’s able to repeat in semifinals and finals.

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IPC Suspends All Russian Athletes from Entering Paralympic Games

In the most extreme anti-doping measure yet, the International Paralympic Committee has decided to forbid all Russian athletes from competing in the 2016 Paralympic Games.


Rio Day 2 Olympic Scratch/Add List: Efimova in 1BR, Coleman Out of 1BK

Yulia Efimova and Daria Ustinova will be swimming an event apiece this morning, while Michelle Coleman has scratched the 100 back.


Efimova Award Decision Released

On July 30th Russian Swimmer Yulia Efimova filed an application with CAS against the IOC, ROC, and FINA. This application stated…


Yulia Efimova Officially Added to Rio Start Lists

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova has been officially added to the start lists for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. She will swim…


Russian Swimming President Says Efimova + 4 More Cleared by FINA

According to Russian Swimming Federation President Vladimir Salnikov, Yulia Efimova has been cleared to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.


Official Russian Swimming Roster For Rio Approved

Among those cleared are a total of 32 swimmers who will be competing at the Games. Both Vlad Morozov and Nikita Lobinstev were given clearance to compete after both being named as part of the “disappearing positives” program revealed in the McLaren report on systematic Russian doping.


CAS Rules Yulia Efimova Still Not Eligible to Compete in 2016 Olympics

Yulia Efimova has lost her appeal in front of the CAS, finalizing her 2016 Olympic fate.


ROC, IOC Confirm Morozov and Lobintsev for Rio Olympics

It’s officially official: Vlad Morozov (above) and Nikita Lobintsev have been confirmed to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.


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.


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