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CAS to hear retrial of Sun Yang's doping case in May

GENEVA (AP) — The retrial of Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang will be held by sport's highest court next month after his initial eight-year ban for alleged doping violations was overturned last year...

Top official at swimming body FINA quits after 35 years

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Cornel Marculescu, the executive director of swimming's governing body FINA, resigned Wednesday after 35 years in charge in which the sport transformed its commercial appe...

Swiss supreme court details anti-China bias of Sun judge

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss supreme court explained Friday why it has ordered a retrial for Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang in a doping case, citing anti-China bias related to killing dogs for food by ...

Swiss court declines to remove judge from Sun Yang retrial

GENEVA (AP) — A legal challenge by Sun Yang against one of the judges who banned the Chinese swimmer for eight years in a now-overturned ruling has not been accepted by a Swiss federal judge. ...

WADA says Swiss court overturns swimmer Sun's doping ban

The World Anti-Doping Agency says a Swiss court has overturned an eight-year doping ban against Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and ordered the case back to the Court of Arbitration for Sport for a second ti...

Australian survey: younger Olympians more willing to protest

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — An Australian survey shows a higher proportion of younger Olympians would be prepared to use games venues or medal podiums as a platform for demonstrations. ...

Doping survey: National agencies more transparent than WADA

A survey of Olympic and other elite athletes across the globe found them more likely to believe in the work their own country's anti-doping agencies are doing when compared to that of global regulator...

China turns away from gold medalist amid doping scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Olympic gold medalist swimmer Sun Yang (孫楊) was found guilty and sanctioned with an eight-year ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), his native China bega...

Olympic champion Sun Yang banned for 8 years in doping case

GENEVA (AP) — When the hammer came down on a container holding a vial of Sun Yang's blood, it ultimately shattered the career of China's greatest swimmer. The three-time Olympic cham...

Column: Hammer drops on China's Sun after years of suspicion

This time, the hammer dropped on Sun Yang. Long the target of anti-doping crusaders, the Chinese swimming star received a stunning eight-year ban from a Swiss court — the maximum pe...

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for 8 years for breaking anti-doping rules

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for 8 years for breaking anti-doping rules.

Russian doping appeal gets closed-door hearing after April

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — There will not be a public hearing when Russia's appeal against widespread sporting sanctions goes before sport's highest court. The Court of Arbitratio...

Swimming authorities worked to protect Sun Yang from ban

GENEVA (AP) — International swimming authorities worked to protect three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang from being banned from the sport in a doping case, according to a Swiss supreme court document. ...

Sports court holds open hearing in cyclist's doping case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — In a rare public hearing at world sport's highest court, cyclist André Cardoso challenged his four-year ban for a positive doping test on Monday. Cardoso...

WADA asks sports court to open Russia case to public hearing

GENEVA (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency wants a rare public hearing for sport’s highest court to judge a four-year slate of punishments faced by Russia for persistent cheating. Th...