Yulia Efimova

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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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The Official SwimSwam Rio 2016 Olympics Preview Schedule

Don’t miss a second of our pre-Olympic coverage with this handy central bookmark post, where we’ll link out to our event-by-event previews as they drop and track our medalist predictions as we make them.

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Russians Morozov, Lobintsev Are Cleared To Compete In Rio, Says FINA

Vlad Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev are cleared to compete in Rio, according to Russian state-run media outlet TASS.

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CAS Decisions On Morozov, Lobintsev Expected Tuesday

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) says it will make decisions Tuesday, August 2 on whether Russian swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev can compete in the Rio Olympics, with a decision on Yulia Efimova coming later on.

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