Dubbed the “mystic energy girl” by online fans, 20-year-old Olympic swimmer and bronze...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 31, 2012
Following veiled accusations from U.S. swim coach John Leonard that Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen had used illicit performance-enhacing drugs to win her record-breaking gold medal on Saturday, many in the industry have risen to her...
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 Sophie Beach | Aug 15, 2008
The New York Times looks at the surprise gold in women’s swimming won by newcomer Liu Zige: Who was this 19-year-old swimmer who had never competed in an international meet before? How had she shaved more than a second off...
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 Xiao Qiang | Aug 1, 2005
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