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WADA appeals after Chinese swimmer was cleared of missing doping test

Appeal The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said WADA has appealed against a decision by FINA, the swimming sport’s world ruling body, to warn the three-time Olympic champion. The Chinese athlete had faced allegations of destroying a doping sample. According to Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper, a sample of Sun Yang’s blood was smashed with […]

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said WADA has appealed against a decision by FINA, the swimming sport’s world ruling body, to warn the three-time Olympic champion.

The Chinese athlete had faced allegations of destroying a doping sample.

According to Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper, a sample of Sun Yang’s blood was smashed with a hammer in China in September 2018 during an unannounced doping control.

FINA’s doping panel acquitted him of wrongdoing on Jan. 3.

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