China’s Sun Yang is interviewed at the 2019 World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: AP

Sun Yang CAS doping hearing: Fina, Wada and the cast of characters involved as superstar fights for right to swim at Tokyo 2020

  • Original Fina investigation called on IDTM officer who tested swimmer in China in 2017 and supervisor of 2018 DCO
  • Sun’s doctors and mother contested credentials of doping control team who were sent to test him at his home last year
Topic |   Sun Yang

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China’s Sun Yang is interviewed at the 2019 World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: AP
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Sun Yang of China celebrates after winning the men’s 400m freestyle final at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: Xinhua

Sun Yang CAS doping hearing: Tokyo 2020 and lifetime ban at stake as Wada wants Fina decision overturned in Switzerland

  • First public hearing since Irish swimmer Michelle Smith de Bruin lost case in 1999 set to get under way on November 15
  • China’s star swimmer was found not guilty by governing body after bizarre out-of-competition test last September
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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Sun Yang of China celebrates after winning the men’s 400m freestyle final at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: Xinhua
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