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.
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.
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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.
Danila Izotov will compete in the men’s 200 free semi-finals at day 2 finals in Russia.
Evgeny Rylov posted an 8th ranked 53.25 in the 100 back this morning, putting him well under the Russian Olympic qualifying standard.
Yulia Efimova’s request for her suspension to be lifted has been denied by FINA.
Earlier today, the ongoing controversy surrounding doping, specifically the drug meldonium, got even more complicated as the WADA announced that…
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.
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.
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.
Russian water polo player Alexey Bugaychuk is the latest athlete to have reportedly tested positive for the drug meldonium.
China anuncia seis positivos por dopaje entre 2015 y 2016.
World champions Sarah Sjostrom and Marco Koch will highlight a strong field competing at the Stockholm Open…
Amidst the controversial allegations levied against the Russian swimming community by The Times, alleging systematic, organized doping, another Russian swimmer has been confirmed as failing a doping test.