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  1. China discloses swimmer Sun Yang's earlier doping ban

    Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang served a three-month ban earlier this year after testing positive for a banned stimulant, China's anti-doping agency disclosed Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2014
  2. Michael Phelps signs with new swimsuit company Aqua Sphere

    Michael Phelps has been linked with Speedo throughout his swimming career, most notably collecting a $1 million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  3. China to detain swimming champion Sun Yang 1 week

    Two-time Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang was ordered Monday to be kept detained for a week for driving without a license after the Porsche SUV he was driving was hit by a bus.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2013
  4. 2008 Beijing Olympics swimming champion Britta Steffen retires

    Two-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Britta Steffen of Germany has announced her retirement.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  5. British Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington retires at 23

    Two-time Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington has retired from competitive swimming at 23.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  6. 2012 London Olympics -- Chinese media, public upset with coverage...

    China's state media launched attacks Thursday on what it said were arrogant and prejudice views of the country's athletes at the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  7. Michael Phelps, slower, better icon

    Johnette Howard

    Even as he was on his way to compiling the most Olympic medals of all time, Michael Phelps was being treated as if he got too happy and lazy in the wait for the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  8. 2012 London Olympics -- Accusations against record-setting swimme...

    Chinese media reacted angrily to doping accusations swirling around new swimming sensation Ye Shiwen, insisting she is being judged by an "old mentality" and by those who are "petty about the progress China makes."

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  9. 2012 London Olympic Games -- Vollmer redeems self with world reco...

    Wayne Drehs

    Dana Vollmer did not qualify for the 2008 Games in Beijing. She made up for it Sunday by winning gold in record time in London.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012
  10. Olympics 2012 -- Michael Phelps drops 200 free, won't bid for 8 g...

    Eight was enough for Michael Phelps in Beijing.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  11. Brendan Hansen caps comeback with win in 100 breaststroke at U.S....

    Brendan Hansen won the 100-meter breaststroke at the U.S. swimming trials while Dana Vollmer easily took the 100-meter butterfly.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  12. Reports: Chinese swimmer Li Zhesi fails doping test

    Chinese state media say a swimmer, who was part the country's winning team at the 2009 World Championships, has tested positive for doping.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2012
  13. Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates defends select...

    Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates defended the selection of swimmer Nick D'Arcy for the London Olympics amid accusations of a secret deal to put him on the team.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  14. 2012 London Olympics -- Checking in with Dara Torres and her ques...

    Luke Cyphers

    Can Dara Torres qualify for her sixth Olympic Games? She knows her age will be a factor, but she's not letting that deter her.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  15. Olympic breaststroke champ Kosuke Kitajima qualifies for London G...

    Kosuke Kitajima has qualified for his fourth Olympics after winning the men's 100-meter breaststroke at Japan's swimming championships.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2012
  16. Nick D'Arcy qualifies for 2012 London Games 4 years after ban

    A reckless celebration after the 2008 Australian Olympic trials cost Nick D'Arcy his spot at the Beijing Games, resulted in a criminal conviction and damaged his reputation.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2012