Sun Yang is a leading Chinese swimmer who has won Olympic and world titles. He is also a world record-holder. In 2012, he became the first Chinese man to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming, and is

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Career of Chinese swimming superstar hangs in the balance
Sun Yang is the shining star of Chinese swimming, but the Olympic champion’s future hangs in the balance ahead of next summer’s Tokyo Olympic Games. The 27-year-old faces a doping hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland starting on November 15. At the swimmer’s insistence, it will be a public hearing, with the court expected to live-stream it online. So how did we get here? It all stems back to an incident at Sun’s home on September 4, 2018 during an out-of-competition drug test. This was reported by Britain’s The Sunday Times newspaper in January 2019. Sun questioned the credentials of a member of the doping control team who had showed up at his home to test him. Sun co
 Career of Chinese swimming superstar hangs in the balance
Chinese fans support swimmer Sun Yang despite doping probe
Chinese fans are expressing support online for swimmer Sun Yang, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, after he feuded with competitors at the World Aquatics Championships in South Korea. On Tuesday, Sun won gold in the 200-meter freestyle at the competition, which is the second-most important competition in water sports after the Olympics. At the medal ceremony, Duncan Scott, a joint bronze medalist from the UK, refused to shake Sun’s hand or pose for photographs with the Chinese swimmer. Upset by the podium snub, Sun taunted Scott in English after the ceremony. Sun Yang to Duncan Scott: "You're a loser. I'm a winner." pic.twitter.com/W1AhD6XekV — Nick Zaccardi (@nzaccardi) July 23, 2019 Scot
Chinese fans support swimmer Sun Yang despite doping probe