Yulia Efimova

IOC President: More Russian Federations Could Be Banned from Olympics

IOC President Thomas Bach said in a conference call on Wednesday that more Russian Federations could be banned from the Olympics…


Efimova’s Former Coach Says Swimmer’s Meldonium Level Less Than 1mcg

While provisionally banned Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova awaits her fate for having tested positively for the prohibited drug meldonium, the reigning 100m breaststroke World Champion’s former coach is continuing speaking out on her behalf.


WADA Suspends African Continent’s Only Anti-Doping Laboratory

The only accredited doping control laboratory on the African continent, located in Bloemfontein, South Africa, has had its accreditation suspended by WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency, for failure to meet WADA standards.


Updating The Story Line On Russian And Chinese Doping

What’s the latest news regarding the ever-present subject of anti-doping? Find out here.


Russian Olympic Trials: Day 5 Prelims Recap

This morning’s competition included the men’s 50 fly, women’s 100 free, men’s 200 back, women’s 200 breast, and men’s 200 IM.


2016 Russian Olympic Trials: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Danila Izotov will compete in the men’s 200 free semi-finals at day 2 finals in Russia.

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Rylov Impresses At Day 2 Prelims of Russian Olympic Trials

Evgeny Rylov posted an 8th ranked 53.25 in the 100 back this morning, putting him well under the Russian Olympic qualifying standard.

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FINA Denies Efimova’s Request For Provisional Suspension To Be Lifted

Yulia Efimova’s request for her suspension to be lifted has been denied by FINA.


Efimova Sends Letter to FINA Asking to Lift Her Temporary Suspension

Earlier today, the ongoing controversy surrounding doping, specifically the drug meldonium, got even more complicated as the WADA announced that…


Russian Swimming Fed Waiting On Efimova’s Meldonium Concentration Data

After WADA’s announcement earlier today that some cases where athletes have tested positively for meldonium may see the athlete’s suspension lifted, eyes turn to Yulia Efimova’s situation.

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WADA’s Latest Meldonium Statement May Excuse Some Athletes

WADA states that in the particular circumstances where the meldonium concentration found is below 1mcg and the test was taken prior to March 1, 2016, the case may be deemed as having no fault.


Run it Back: Recapping Russian and Chinese Doping Scandals

Russia’s Yulia Efimova tested positive for a second time – just one piece of a winding puzzle of doping in Russia and China early in 2016.


Water Polo Player Brings Russian Meldonium-Positive Total To 23

Russian water polo player Alexey Bugaychuk is the latest athlete to have reportedly tested positive for the drug meldonium.


China Anuncia 6 Pruebas Positivas por Dopaje

China anuncia seis positivos por dopaje entre 2015 y 2016.

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Sjostrom and Koch Highlight a Strong Field Competing in Stockholm

World champions Sarah Sjostrom and Marco Koch will highlight a strong field competing at the Stockholm Open…

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