Editorial: The third round of the World Cup will take place this weekend in Moscow. SwimVortex will look away. With respect to those swimmers who have opted into the ailing FINA cup tour, the state of the cup is not the reason we will not be tuning in. We make a stand for a different reason: beyond the fact that there is an IOC/WADA ban in place on Russia holding international events, the Russian Swimming Federation and its president and FINA Bureau member, Vladimir Salnikov, have failed to answer pressing questions on anti-doping issues that cut to the very heart of the booing and jeering we heard and witnessed in Rio at the Olympic Games last month – issues that cut to the heart of the doping crisis in Russian sport
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