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    Olympic star Amy Van Dyken severs spinal cord in crash

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:09pm

    ... numerous prominent athletes who testified before a grand jury investigating the Balco doping scandal. Rouen never tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs during her career. “The USA ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Olympic great Michael Phelps formally ends his retirement

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 02:03am by Associated Press

    ... the US drug-testing programme. He has completed his six-month waiting period to be eligible for competition by the US Anti-Doping Agency. Phelps turns 29 in June and is the most decorated athlete ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Lance Armstrong to make splash in return

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 11:30am by Associated Press in Austin, Texas

    ... Masters Swimming, said the organisation is not covered under the same anti-doping rules as the US Anti-Doping Agency, which banned Armstrong for life from its sanctioned events for his ... Master’s Swimming web site suggests US Masters Swimming falls under the umbrella of FINA, the international swimming federation, which is covered by the World Anti-Doping Code that bars Armstrong ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Swimmer David Wong prays for dispensation from ban for drug use

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Asthmatic swimmer praying he will be given exemption after failing a doping test in January Wong hopes to skip drugs ban on medical grounds Top swimmer ... "However, he continued to take part in domestic competitions despite the fact that the exemption has yet to be approved. He was selected for a doping test in January and unfortunately, the result, ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Phelps rejoins US drug testing programme

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 02:57pm by Associated Press

    ... giving himself the option of competing again and stressed that “nothing is set in stone.” But the doping programme is a major inconvenience, requiring him to be available for random testing ... gold medals at Beijing in 2008. The US Anti-Doping Agency said Phelps was among the athletes who underwent doping tests in the third quarter, the period ending September 30. He was tested ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Michael Phelps rejoins drug testing programme

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 10:55am

    ... Michael Phelps is back in the US Anti-Doping Agency’s drug test programme, a possible sign the Olympic swimming great is eyeing a return for Rio. Phelps retired from swimming after bagging four gold medals and two silvers at the 2012 London Olympics, taking his tally of Olympic medals to a record 22. An astonishing 18 of those are gold – including the unprecedented eight he won ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SWIMMING

    Dawn Fraser urges lifelong ban on Australian Olympic swimmers who used sleeping pills

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Dawn Fraser wants Australian swimmers barred from competition for using Stilnox at Olympics 'Ban users of sleeping pills for life' Veteran Australian swimming star Dawn Fraser yesterday urged a lifelong competition ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - SWIMMING

    Race is on to win prime time use of new Victoria Park pools

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the pool as we will have to provide facilities for doping control, for officials, media and so on," Wong said. Hong Kong had previously put in a bid to host the 2016 World Swimming ...

  9. Sport - China - SWIMMING

    Chinese swim star in air hostess row

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 11:45am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... phenomenon Ye Shiwen, beset by doping innuendo as she claimed two individual medley golds, China cemented their new position as the world’s number two team behind America. We are concerned that he ...



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