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Doping officials failed to prove identity, says Sun Yang

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

Swimming row: Students, officials involved in fudged results punished

On Saturday, the second day of the four-day meet, swimmers from outside colleges decided to boycott the event after race results were blatantly being changed to benefit the host team.


No automatic touchpads, swimmers protest against ‘rigged results’

Automatic touch pads were not being used at the inter-university meet — the norm in most competitions — and officials were relying on manual time keeping.

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When it comes to workout routines, you have to go all the way if you want to burn those calories.

Swimming Federation of India bans coach accused of rape

The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) on Friday banned Goa's sacked swimming coach Surajit Ganguly from all activities related to the sport after a minor girl accused him of rape.

Swimming dos and don'ts: Ways to protect your skin and hair after a session

But while the sport is great for the body and the overall health, it can get pretty trying for the skin and hair. And if you don't follow certain dos and don'ts, then it can have damaging effects as well.


I don't deserve 'insult and slander' says China's Sun Yang

Sun Yang is competing at the world championships under the shadow of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) appeal against governing body FINA's decision to clear the 27-year-old of wrongdoing during the random drug test last September.

Michael Phelps on Kristof Milak breaking his record: 'My hat's off to him'

In a race that Phelps watched online, Milak, 19, won in 1 minute 50.73 seconds, shattering the world record and becoming the first man not named Phelps to own it since 2001, a span of 18 years, 3 months and 24 days.

America's Lilly King disqualified in 200 breast heats at World swimming championships

Lilly King reacted with shock upon seeing `DSQ' next to her name on the video board. She said she wasn't told why she had been disqualified although she asked the officials.

China's Sun Yang and swimming descend into a battle over doping

Sun Yang collected his 11th world championship title Tuesday after the apparent winner, Danas Rapsys of Lithuania, was disqualified for moving on the blocks at the start of the 200-meter freestyle.

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Want to jump into icy cold water in Siberia at minus 30 degrees C?

A winter swimming club in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk gathers young and old from all walks of life. They share a love of bracing, cold water. Siberian cold.