Will Brothers Gets 4-Year Ban For Missing Test: Out For 1 Olympics 2 World Titles

The context of Sun Yang, Park Tae-hwan and Yuliya Efimova swilling through the sport of swimming, a positive test is clearly worth far less than a missed test there days. Where the “stars” listed above received respective penalties of three months (retrospective never served), 16 months (just over 12 served but no time out of training), and 18 months (served but training continued during at least some of the suspension period), Will Brothers has been slapped with a four-year ban.

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The context of Sun Yang, Park Tae-hwan and Yuliya Efimova swilling through the sport of swimming, a positive test is clearly worth far less than a missed test there days. Where the “stars” listed above received respective penalties of three months (retrospective never served), 16 months (just over 12 served but no time out of training), and 18 months (served but training continued during at least some of the suspension period), Will Brothers has been slapped with a four-year ban.

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clive rushton

FINA’s ‘consistency’ only extends to areas where their immediate self-interest is involved. The long-term good of the sport is swept aside.

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