Sun Yang holds his national flag after winning the 2012 Olympic gold medal in the men’s 1500-metre freestyle in London. Photo: APSun Yang holds his national flag after winning the 2012 Olympic gold medal in the men’s 1500-metre freestyle in London. Photo: AP
Sun Yang holds his national flag after winning the 2012 Olympic gold medal in the men’s 1500-metre freestyle in London. Photo: AP

Sun Yang’s doping ban ends swimming career defined by tears, taunts and tantrums

  • ‘Arrogant’ swimmer made few friends in or out of the pool over controversial career, clashing with rival Mack Horton
  • Enabled by Fina at every turn, Sun had little reason to fear Court of Arbitration for Sport would ban him for eight years
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Sun Yang holds his national flag after winning the 2012 Olympic gold medal in the men’s 1500-metre freestyle in London. Photo: APSun Yang holds his national flag after winning the 2012 Olympic gold medal in the men’s 1500-metre freestyle in London. Photo: AP
Sun Yang holds his national flag after winning the 2012 Olympic gold medal in the men’s 1500-metre freestyle in London. Photo: AP
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