China's Sun Yang flares up at Britain’s Duncan Scott, who refused to shake hands during the medal ceremony at the 2019 world championships. Photo: AP China's Sun Yang flares up at Britain’s Duncan Scott, who refused to shake hands during the medal ceremony at the 2019 world championships. Photo: AP
China's Sun Yang flares up at Britain’s Duncan Scott, who refused to shake hands during the medal ceremony at the 2019 world championships. Photo: AP

Explainer |
What does the latest Sun Yang ruling mean for the Chinese star’s Tokyo Olympic hopes?

  • The 29-year-old Chinese swimmer’s appeal against an eight-year ban is upheld in court and a new CAS hearing is expected to take place
  • The ruling has major ramifications for Sun and his rivals because he may now be eligible to compete at the delayed 2020 Games

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
China's Sun Yang flares up at Britain’s Duncan Scott, who refused to shake hands during the medal ceremony at the 2019 world championships. Photo: AP China's Sun Yang flares up at Britain’s Duncan Scott, who refused to shake hands during the medal ceremony at the 2019 world championships. Photo: AP
China's Sun Yang flares up at Britain’s Duncan Scott, who refused to shake hands during the medal ceremony at the 2019 world championships. Photo: AP
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