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FINA Fines Gary Hall Jr. For Appealing

On May 28, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, upheld the three-month suspension of U.S. Olympic swim star, Gary Hall Jr., for marijuana use. Swimming

Popov, DeBruijn Lead the World

Alex is back! Russia’s Alex Popov demonstrated he is fully recovered from a knee surgery suffered last November when he recorded the world’s top time this year in the 100m

Gary’s Back

Gary Hall Jr., who learned in April that he has been suffering from diabetes and almost quit swimming, is back training for this summer’s National Championships. Hall began training on

Karnaugh Wedding Feud

Dr. Ron Karnaugh, 32, a member of the U.S. National Team, has sent a letter to his Pan Pac teammates and coaches, asking their support in his bid to leave

Venture 2000

The USOC’s Venture 2000 Program, under which USA Swimming is being given $288,000 a year for two years to distribute among athletes with “Olympic medal potential” has been launched. According

Two More Top Chinese Swimmers Test Positive

In the continuing Chinese doping scandal, two more of that nation’s top swimmers have tested positive for the performance-enhancing steroid clenbuterol in out-of-competition testing on March 8, according to a

Grants for Clubs

USA Swimming has distributed $130,000 to nine clubs under its Club/LSC Grant Program, according to Assistant Executive Director Steve Roush. Some 216 clubs applied for the grants which were awarded

Another Michelle DeBruin Scandal

Swimming World has uncovered evidence of another DeBruin scandal that dates back to July of 1996, just before the 1996 Olympic Games. Here’s what was known at the time: In

Athletes’ Disagreement

USA Swimming’s proposed athletes’ agreement, called the USA Swimming Marketing Partnership, has been met with less than enthusiastic support by members of the National Team. The proposal was originally modeled

Michelle DeBruin Four-Year Ban Upheld

Lausanne, Switzerland – The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced that it has upheld the four-year ban imposed by FINA on Ireland’s triple Olympic gold medalist, Michelle DeBruin. DeBruin had