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World swimming in turmoil over Rio Olympics 2016 doping decisions

World swimming in turmoil over Rio Olympics 2016 doping decisions

FINA originally barred seven Russian swimmers from Rio following a report by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren that alleged state-run doping in Russia.

Rio Olympics: Two dope-tainted Russian swimmers given all-clear by swimming federation

Rio Olympics: Two dope-tainted Russian swimmers given all-clear by swimming federation

The IOC gave the federations the job of determining which Russians should be eligible after opting against a blanket ban of the country.

2016 Rio Olympics: Russia register new appeal as IOC rejects blame for doping crisis

2016 Rio Olympics: Russia register new appeal as IOC rejects blame for doping crisis

Efimova, who won a 200m breaststroke bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics, follows Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev in taking her case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Vladimir Morozov becomes first Russian to appeal Olympic ban

Vladimir Morozov becomes first Russian to appeal Olympic ban

Morozov, a member of the 4x100m freestyle relay team that came third in 2012, is one of seven Russian swimmers banned by FINA following the IOC directive.

Swimming's governing body FINA bans seven Russians from participating at Rio Olympics

Swimming's governing body FINA bans seven Russians from participating at Rio Olympics

FINA was the first sport to impose bans in light of Sunday`s IOC decision, which ruled against a blanket ban on all Russian competitors in Rio.

Russian athletes' doping samples taken by FINA tested negative

Russian athletes' doping samples taken by FINA tested negative

Russian sport has been in the centre of doping-related scandals since last year.

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova faces life ban after positive test for meldonium

Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova faces life ban after positive test for meldonium

The 23-year-old four-times world champion returned a positive result during an out of competition test.

Rio 2016 organizers claim water in competition area to be clean

Rio 2016 organizers claim water in competition area to be clean

The Rio 2016 Olympics Organizing Committee claimed that water quality in the competition area meets the requirements of the WHO.

Banned Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan to train in Japan

Banned Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan to train in Japan

South Korean swimming ace Park Tae-hwan will train in Japan while he is serving a doping ban.

Marathon swimmers get Rio water all-clear - FINA

Marathon swimmers get Rio water all-clear - FINA

Marathon swimmers taking part in a 2016 Olympics test event in Rio`s notoriously polluted off-shore waters suffered no serious health problems, the sport`s governing body said Friday.

Rio defends Olympic aquatic venues

Rio defends Olympic aquatic venues

 Officials in Rio de Janeiro have rebuffed claims from swimming's world governing body FINA that aquatic events of the 2016 Olympic were being treated with "disrespect".