Swimming


Liu breaks Asian 50m freestyle record

Liu Xiang broke the Asian record in the women’s 50-meter freestyle as Olympic champion Sun Yang claimed a comfortable victory in men’s 400 freestyle at the FINA Champions Swim Series in Beijing yester...

January 20, 2020, Monday


Tokyo, Toronto added

Tokyo and Toronto will begin competing next season as new franchises in the International Swimming League, the professional league said in Las Vegas on Saturday....

December 23, 2019, Monday


Sun Yang recalls bizarre doping test

Fifteen months after a nightmarish evening that led to a series of court cases against him, China’s Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang still has difficulty processing that day’s events....

December 12, 2019, Thursday


Sun takes aim at nurse in doping saga

China’s Olympic champion Sun Yang has accused a nurse involved in his anti-doping case of not having the correct credentials and therefore collecting his blood illegally....

November 22, 2019, Friday


Lengthy Sun ban sought

The World Anti-Doping Agency wants China’s star swimmer Sun Yang banned for up to eight years for alleged doping rules violations....

November 14, 2019, Thursday


CAS sets November date for Sun’s doping hearing

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has given Chinese Olympic and world champion Sun Yang, accused of smashing a doping test sample with a hammer, a November court date, swimming’s governing body said...

October 15, 2019, Tuesday


CAS to hold Sun hearing in public

Chinese star Sun Yang will get the rare public trial he asked for to answer an appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency that could lead to his ban from the 2020 Olympic Games....

August 22, 2019, Thursday


Report: Drug-tainted Jack faces 4-year ban

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack has been notified that she faces a four-year suspension after testing positive for a banned drug, unless she can prove her innocence, a report said yesterday....

July 31, 2019, Wednesday


Indicted for murder

Prosecutors say they have submitted a murder indictment against the former head of Hungary’s swimming federation for allegedly ordering the 1998 killing of a rival media mogul....

July 31, 2019, Wednesday


Coach insists ‘devastated’ Jack innocent

The coach of drug-tainted Australian swimmer Shayna Jack says he will stand by her, insisting she is a clean athlete and will be cleared of wrongdoing....

July 30, 2019, Tuesday




 

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