Dubbed the “mystic energy girl” by online fans, 20-year-old Olympic swimmer and bronze...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 30, 2012
With the London Olympics underway, the first doping scandal of the games seems to have hit and it involves 16-year-old Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen. Ye won a gold on Saturday after making record time in the 400 meter medley,...
by Ying Jiang | Jul 30, 2008
China’s anti-doping authorities say they have embarked on the country’s most ambitious and comprehensive drug testing program ahead of the Olympics. From ABC News, Australia. The Olympic motto is “Faster Higher...
by Liu Yong | Jul 3, 2008
From New York Times: For the second time in less than a week, Chinese authorities announced that one of their Olympic athletes had tested positive for a banned substance and was subsequently barred from his sport for life. The...
by Claire Kells | Jul 1, 2008
From Traditional Chinese Medicine May Be a Remedy for Failure at Olympics, from The Times: Chinese Olympic officials have advised national athletes not to take traditional remedies because some contain banned substances such as...
by Sean Escoffery | Jun 30, 2008
The Canadian Press is reporting that the China Anti-Doping Agency’s lifetime ban of swimmer Ouyang Kunpeng and his coach, Feng Shangbao, was done to set an example: China’s decision to ban one of its top swimmers for...
by Japhet Weeks | Jun 27, 2008
Chinese swimmer Ouyang Kunpeng has tested positive for steroids and will, along with his coach, be banned from competition for life. The announcement is a “public relations disaster” for Beijing, reports Richard...
by Sophia Cao | Dec 10, 2007
Shanghaiist posts a China Daily article telling that “gymnastics coaches are making their gymnasts sign a contract to stay injury-free and drug-free in preparation for the Games.” From China Daily via Shanghaiist: In...
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