Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Aquatics’ Category

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang granted public trial for doping hearing

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
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Chinese swimmer Sun Yang will get the rare public trial he wants after an appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the open hearing will probably be in Switzerland but is "unlikely to be before the end of October."

Watch the world junior swimming championships from Budapest

Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Watch live streaming coverage of the world junior swimming championships from Budapest, Hungary.

Watch the Canadian swimming championships

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Watch live streaming coverage of the Canadian swimming championships from Winnipeg.

Swimming Australia’s glass house comes crashing down with positive doping samples

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Shayna Jack's A and B doping samples tested positive for Ligandrol, a banned substance which the 20-year-old swimmer said can be found in supplements. But it's often a drug that body builders use to increase muscle mass. Swimming Australia was on the back foot through most of the episode.

Is this a golden age for Canadian women’s swimming?

Monday, July 29th, 2019
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In less than four years, Canada's women's swimming team has gone from a curiosity to one of the things to be most excited about at next summer's Tokyo Olympics. CBC Sports talked to head coach John Atkinson about the team's rise.

U.S. water polo player recalls balcony collapse at aquatics worlds

Monday, July 29th, 2019
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One moment, Kaleigh Gilchrist was celebrating an unprecedented third straight world championship for the U.S. women's water polo team. In the next moment, she was headed to a hospital in South Korea.

Dressel outpaces Phelps with record 8th medal to continue U.S. dominance at worlds

Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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This time, Caeleb Dressel stands alone in world championships history. The American won his eighth medal Sunday, helping the U.S. to silver in the 4x100-metre medley relay after anchor Nathan Adrian got overtaken in the closing metres.

German swimmer becomes 1st-ever to earn gold in multiple sports at worlds

Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Florian Wellbrock of Germany made history with his victory in the 1,500-metre freestyle.

Dressel’s winning ways garners comparisons to Phelps at world championships

Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Caeleb Dressel is already earning comparisons to the great Michael Phelps, and the best is yet to come, the 22-year-old from Florida said after winning three more events at the world championships on Saturday.

Kylie Masse rewrites Canadian record books with bronze in 200m backstroke

Saturday, July 27th, 2019
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Kylie Masse earned her second medal of the swimming world championships on Saturday and reached a couple of Canadian records in the process.