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Sun Yang of China(Getty Images)

WADA says Swiss court overturns swimmer Sun’s doping ban

Lausanne | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 09:24 AM IST
At stake in a second CAS hearing would be Yang’s chance to compete at the pandemic-delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics now set for July 2021. The Swiss court ruling appears to have swung on an objection by Sun’s lawyers to the chairman of the three-judge panel, former Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini.
File image of Sun Yang.(AP)
File image of Sun Yang.(AP)

Banned Chinese swimmer Sun Yang lodges appeal with Swiss federal court: Report

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 11:31 AM IST
Swimming World said the three-times Olympic champion’s appeal had been registered by the Swiss federal court on April 29.
Sun Yang of China.(Getty Images)
Sun Yang of China.(Getty Images)

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for eight years for doping offence - CAS

Lausanne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 04:59 PM IST
The Swiss-based CAS upheld the appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against the international swimming federation (FINA) and Sun, one of China’s most recognisable athletes who had already served a doping ban in 2014.
Caeleb Dressel celebrates taking gold in the final of the men's 100m butterfly event during the swimming competition at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.(AFP)
Caeleb Dressel celebrates taking gold in the final of the men's 100m butterfly event during the swimming competition at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.(AFP)

Caeleb Dressel emerges with Michael Phelps aura after scandal-hit world swim

Gwangju, South Korea | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 10:56 AM IST
Dressel came away from Gwangju with six gold medals and two silvers, winning all four of his individual events and obliterating Phelps’s 10-year-old 100 metres butterfly world record for good measure.
China's Sun Yang waves as he leave the pool following the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Friday, July 26, 2019.(AP)
China's Sun Yang waves as he leave the pool following the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Friday, July 26, 2019.(AP)

‘I’m just protecting athletes’, insists China swim star Sun

Gwangju, South Korea | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 09:57 AM IST
After reclaiming his 400 and 200 metres freestyle world titles earlier this week, both Australia’s Mack Horton and Briton Duncan Scott staged dramatic podium protests, refusing to shake Sun’s hand, provoking a furious reaction from triple Olympic champion.
Hungary's Kristof Milak competes in the final of the men's 200m butterfly event.(AFP)
Hungary's Kristof Milak competes in the final of the men's 200m butterfly event.(AFP)

Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak crushes Michael Phelps 200m butterfly world record

Gwangju, South Korea | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 07:06 PM IST
Hungary’s Kristof Milak shattered Michael Phelps’s 200 metres butterfly world record Wednesday as he stormed to his first world title.
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