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Swiss court overturns doping ban on Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, says WADA
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Swiss court overturns doping ban on Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, says WADA

At stake in a second CAS hearing would be Yang’s chance to compete at the pandemic-delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics now set for July 2021.

Former Olympic champion Roland Schoeman faces extended ban over doping offence
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Former Olympic champion Roland Schoeman faces extended ban over doping offence

The South African was training to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics when he tested positive for GW501516 last year.

Olympic sports fall woefully short of gender equality at boardroom level, finds ASOIF review
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Olympic sports fall woefully short of gender equality at boardroom level, finds ASOIF review

A review of Olympic sports bodies published on Tuesday found none had equal representation of women on their ruling boards.

Coronavirus Outbreak: FINA postpones World Swimming Championships (25m) by a year to December 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak: FINA postpones World Swimming Championships (25m) by a year to December 2021

The governing body of swimming has postponed the short course world championships for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: FINA postpones 2021 aquatics world championships to May 2022
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Coronavirus Outbreak: FINA postpones 2021 aquatics world championships to May 2022

'At a time of unprecedented uncertainty, FINA hopes the announcement of these dates will allow for some clarity in planning for all concerned,' FINA's president Julio Maglione said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Swimmer Sajan Prakash, stranded in Thailand due to lockdown, utilising extra time to recuperate from neck injury
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Swimmer Sajan Prakash, stranded in Thailand due to lockdown, utilising extra time to recuperate from neck injury

Stuck in a training centre in locked-down Thailand's Phuket, ace Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash has found a silver lining in the extra time he is getting to recuperate from an injury amid the gloom of COVID-19 pandemic.

After Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement, FINA looks for new World Aquatics Championships dates
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After Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponement, FINA looks for new World Aquatics Championships dates

The biannual aquatics event was scheduled for Fukuoka, Japan, from 16 July to 1 August, 2021. But on Monday, the Tokyo Games were pushed back a full year by the coronavirus pandemic and moved to the same period

World Swimming federation FINA happy with new Tokyo Olympics dates in spite of clash with World Championships in Japan
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World Swimming federation FINA happy with new Tokyo Olympics dates in spite of clash with World Championships in Japan

The biennial worlds organised by FINA were planned for 16 July - 1 August, 2021, in Fukuoka. That slot is now taken by the Tokyo Olympics

Coronavirus pandemic: A look at qualifying events for Tokyo Olympics 2020 in limbo due to COVID-19 threat
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Coronavirus pandemic: A look at qualifying events for Tokyo Olympics 2020 in limbo due to COVID-19 threat

Here we look at the status of many qualifying events for Tokyo Olympics 2020, which have been either postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic

Sun Yang’s coach Denis Cotterell parts ways with tainted Chinese swimmer, says won’t support his appeal at Swiss court
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Sun Yang’s coach Denis Cotterell parts ways with tainted Chinese swimmer, says won’t support his appeal at Swiss court

Sun Yang’s coach Denis Cotterell has cut ties with the Chinese Olympic champion following the swimmer’s eight-year ban for doping, Australian media reported on Sunday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese swimmer Hiromasa Fujimori loses appeal against two-year doping ban
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japanese swimmer Hiromasa Fujimori loses appeal against two-year doping ban

At an earlier doping tribunal, held by swimming governing body FINA, Fujimori declined to blame a supplement or cold medication which could have resulted in a six-month ban

Court of Arbitration for Sport criticises Chinese swimmer Sun Yang for lack of remorse in doping case
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Court of Arbitration for Sport criticises Chinese swimmer Sun Yang for lack of remorse in doping case

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) criticised Chinese swimmer Sun Yang for showing “no regret” for his actions during an aborted doping test that resulted in an eight-year ban for the Olympic champion.

South Africa's Olympics gold-medallist swimmer Chad le Clos says he always knew Chinese swimmer Sun Yang was cheating
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South Africa's Olympics gold-medallist swimmer Chad le Clos says he always knew Chinese swimmer Sun Yang was cheating

Sun, a multiple world and Olympic champion, was banned for eight years last Friday for missing an out-of-competition test in 2018

Sun Yang's eight-year doping ban a 'statement to the world', says Australian swimmer Mack Horton
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Sun Yang's eight-year doping ban a 'statement to the world', says Australian swimmer Mack Horton

Mack Horton says the eight-year doping ban handed out to his rival Sun Yang, who the Australian swimmer once famously described as a “drug cheat”, was a statement to the world about clean sport.

China's double-Olympics gold medallist swimmer, Sun Yang, handed eight-year ban by Court of Arbitration for Sport
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China's double-Olympics gold medallist swimmer, Sun Yang, handed eight-year ban by Court of Arbitration for Sport

A FINA report said Sun questioned the credentials of the testers before members of his entourage smashed vials containing his blood samples with a hammer

Translation issues plague early stages of swimmer Sun Yang's hearing at Court of Arbitration for Sports
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Translation issues plague early stages of swimmer Sun Yang's hearing at Court of Arbitration for Sports

Sun has been cleared of wrongdoing by swimming governing body FINA over his conduct during a random drug test in September last year, but the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has appealed to CAS against that ruling

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang rejects doping charges, levies blame on testers for failing to identify themselves correctly
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Chinese swimmer Sun Yang rejects doping charges, levies blame on testers for failing to identify themselves correctly

Attending a one-day CAS public hearing in person in a bid to clear his name, Sun, accused of using a hammer to smash a vial containing his own blood sample, maintained his innocence and said testers were unprofessional and ignored protocol

Court of Arbitration for Sport to hear Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's doping test case on 15 November
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Court of Arbitration for Sport to hear Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's doping test case on 15 November

The court action follows an explosive report from FINA's own anti-doping committee in January saying Sun had used a hammer to smash a blood sample during an out-of-competition test in September last year.

Asian Age Group Swimming Championships: Virdhawal Khade misses out on Olympic 'A' cut despite winning men's 50m freestyle
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Asian Age Group Swimming Championships: Virdhawal Khade misses out on Olympic 'A' cut despite winning men's 50m freestyle

Virdhawal Khade clinched India's seventh gold medal at the 10th Asian Age Group Championship but failed to make the Olympic 'A' cut in the men's 50m freestyle event, in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

Court of Arbitration for Sport postpones swimmer Sun Yang's hearing till October; doping case hearing to be public
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Court of Arbitration for Sport postpones swimmer Sun Yang's hearing till October; doping case hearing to be public

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Tuesday it was postponing its hearing on the decision by FINA, the governing body of swimming, to clear Chinese star Sun Yang of doping.