Home hero Sun Yang produced the goods on the opening day of the inaugural 2020 International Swimming Federation Champions Swim Series in Beijing, China, touching ahead of rival Danas Rapšys to win the men’s 200 metres freestyle.
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang is targeting winning gold at this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, despite still awaiting the result from a doping case which could cost him his career.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed its verdict in the high-profile Sun Yang doping case has been delayed until mid-January at the earliest, because of translation issues during his hearing last month.
There were few genuine revelations about the high-profile case involving Chinese swimming star Sun Yang during his Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing at a plush hotel in Montreux last week.
One of the testers at the centre of the case involving three-time Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has reportedly claimed he is a construction worker and not a professional doping control assistant.
Three-time Olympic champion Sun Yang blamed a lack of credentials possessed by doping control officers for the row which led to a security guard smashing a blood vial with a hammer, as translation problems marred his testimony here today.
Three-time Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is facing a ban of up to eight years if the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) can prove its case during a public Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing here tomorrow.
Increasingly in sport, most roads that do not lead to the Middle East lead to China and its huge market of 1.3 billion people, a growing proportion of them highly aspirational and middle class.
An appeal filed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and the International Swimming Federation (FINA) will be heard in public at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Montreux on November 15, it was announced today.
A hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the case involving controversial Chinese swimmer Sun Yang will be open to the public and the media, it was announced today.
International Swimming Federation (FINA) executive director Cornel Marculescu has described the podium protests against Sun Yang at the World Aquatics Championships as "unfortunate".
Australian Commonwealth Games gold medallist Shayna Jack has failed a drugs test, admitting that was the reason she mysteriously left the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju earlier this month "for personal reasons".
In an ideal sporting world, athletes and those who govern them work in harmony to produce entertaining spectacles, improved achievements and, ideally, an atmosphere that attracts new generations of followers and participants.
Second swimmer protests against Sun Yang after Chinese wins again at FINA World Aquatics Championships
Sun Yang was the subject of another protest at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Aquatics Championships after winning his second gold medal in Gwangju.
The International Swimming Federation (FINA) has issued a warning to Swimming Australia and swimmer Mack Horton following his medal podium protest against controversial Chinese swimmer Sun Yang, who claimed the gold medal in the men's 400 metres freestyle final at the World Aquatics Championships here yesterday.