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Doping court sets date for Sun Yang

The hearing will be open to public at request of Chinese ace.

China’s Sun says public opinion ‘distorting’ facts of drug test

Documents leaked to the media revealed Sun Yang questioned the credentials of the testers before members of his entourage smashed the vials containing his blood samples with a hammer.

Sports court postpones Sun Yang hearing till October

Sun Yang is facing accusations of smashing blood vials with a hammer during an out-of-competition doping test last year.

Relief for Tokyo 2020 after smooth triathlon mixed relay test

The mixed relay, a new event for Tokyo 2020 involving two men and two women, was won by France in a photo finish from Great Britain after a nail-biting final sprint.

Lochte wins 200m medley title at US swimming championships

Lochte clocked 1min 57.76 to win a 27th national title and stamp himself a contender to make a fifth Olympic team next year.

Accused Hungarian swimmer allowed to leave S.Korea

Kenderesi has admitted to 'thoughtlessly touching' a nightclub dancer but denied allegations of sexual harassment.

Hungarian swimmer ‘sorry’ for touching nightclub dancer

Tamas Kenderesi denies charges of sexual assault but is regretful of ‘thoughtlessly touching’ a nightclub dancer.

Dust still to settle after dramatic world championships

The World Championships in Gwangju delivered much more than expected.

Dressel’s ‘hair loss’ after Brits foil bid for magnificent seven

'It was great to dethrone the Americans – I've got to put that down as my best swim,' says Duncan Scott.

Hungarian swimmer arrested in Korea over alleged sexual harassment

Kenderesi, who took bronze in the men's 200m butterfly at the 2016 Rio Olympics and is the European silver medallist, denies the allegation, according to local media.

Aussie swimmer Jack vows to clear her name after positive drug...

'I didn't intentionally take this substance, I didn't even know it was in my system. It just didn't make any sense, and still doesn’t to this day,' proclaims Jack.

Dressel, Ledecky strike gold for US at Fina championships

Dressel now has 13 world titles from two world championships.

Australian swimmer Jack fails drug test, denies wrongdoing

Jack, who returned home days before the start of the world championships in South Korea citing 'personal reasons', denied deliberately taking a banned substance.

Americans Dressel, Smith set world records

Smith gives the US its second record of the evening when she swam 2:03.35 to take 0.71 seconds off compatriot Missy Franklin's mark set at the 2012 London Olympics.

Lochte to swim at US nationals after 14-month ban

Lochte's claim to have been robbed by armed men in Rio aroused an international controversy and led to a 10-month ban in 2016 and 2017.

Schooling adjusting to new realities after Singapore return

As well as adapting to coaching and training environment changes, Joseph Schooling says a lifestyle change is also taking some getting used to.

King loses 200m breaststroke disqualification appeal

The Jury of Appeal upholds Lilly King’s disqualification.

US await result of appeal on King’s disqualification

Lilly King was not informed of why she was disqualified form her 200m breaststroke heat.

Phelps hails ‘incredible’ Milak after losing world record

'He worked on his technique until it was beautiful and put in the really, really hard work that it takes to do it,' says Phelps.

Hungarian teen smashes Phelps record, Peaty does double

Kristof Milak shaved 0.78s off Michael Phelps’ decade-old record.

Dressel delivers message with year’s fastest 100 free

Dressel has already pocketed gold in the 4x100 relay and the 50 butterfly in Gwangju and there will be plenty more opportunities to add to his haul.

‘You lose, I win!’ Sun rages at Scott over medals snub

Sun is competing under a doping cloud after a leaked FINA report alleges that he smashed blood samples with a hammer after being visited by testers last year.

‘Never give up’: Swimmers send moving message to Japan’s Ikee

'I hope really that she (Ikee) will battle this cancer. She is a real fighter and the real winner,' says Sjostrom.

Peaty wins breaststroke gold, targets ‘low 56’ for 2020

Peaty, who still has the 50 breaststroke to come in Gwangju, says he would learn a lot from the performance going into next year's Tokyo Olympics.