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No bombing,no ducking, no doping Russian swimmers under the microscope

No bombing,no ducking, no doping Russian swimmers under the microscope
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Russian swimming is under the microscope after British newspaper The Times splashed an article alleging that the sport has engaged in systematic doping for years.

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Russian swimming is under the microscope after British newspaper The Times splashed an article alleging that the sport has engaged in systematic doping for years.

The accusations come just days after multiple World Champion Yuliya Efimova provided the second positive doping test of her career.

Russian swimmer Yuliya Efimova has been suspended after testing positive for meldonium https://t.co/pB9udIjhaEpic.twitter.com/j0Y9iOhYph

— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) March 17, 2016

Russian track and field athletes have already been banned from competing in the Rio Olympics.

Yuliya Efimova: I failed test for meldonium in February but stopped taking it before Jan. 1 https://t.co/XxqJLFO9VUpic.twitter.com/8WQ9GMPLyG

— NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) March 21, 2016

The World Anti-Doping Agency WADA says it will investigate the claims and if proven Russian swimmers could also face an Olympic ban.

The Russian swimming Federation denies any systematic doping programme.

Russian Swimming Federation Adds Prominent WADA Logo to Homepage -… https://t.co/BDxupPn4Ea#Logo#logospic.twitter.com/0X7Gx3pJyo

— Logo Design News (@Logo_Designs) December 7, 2015

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