Yulia Efimova

Russia Includes Yulia Efimova on Approved Olympic Roster

The Russian Swimming Federation has confirmed its roster for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games at its meeting on June 7th,…

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As Efimova Awaits Ruling, Tennis Player Maria Sharapova Files Appeal to CAS

Yulia Efimova (above) still hasn’t heard a decision from the FINA Doping Panel.

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Seebohm, Sun Join Adrian, Dwyer On Arena PSS Santa Clara Psych Sheets

The Arena Pro Swim Series meet in Santa Clara will feature a large crew of foreign superstars, including world record-holder Sun Yang and world champ Emily Seebohm.

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FINA Releases Statement on Efimova’s Temporary Doping Suspension

FINA, the international governing body for aquatic sports, has released a statement on its decision to lift the temporary suspension…

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Dave Salo: Efimova Is Not Training With Trojan Swim Club

USC and Trojan Swim Club head coach Dave Salo says Russian breaststroker Yulia Efimova is not training with Trojan Swim Club, contrary to what has been reported by other media outlets.

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FINA Lifts Suspension on Yulia Efimova, Will Still Pursue to CAS

According to Russian state-owned news agency TASS, FINA has lifted the temporary suspension against Yulia Efimova. This does not mean, however,…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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