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Record-Setting Ye 'Clean,' Says Olympic Bigwig

Lord Colin Moynihan confirms Chinese swimmer passed drug tests

(Newser) - Ye Shiwen was "clean" when she set a world record in the women's 400-meter individual medley at the London Olympics, according to the British Olympic Association chairman. Lord Colin Moynihan confirmed that Ye went through the World Anti-Doping Agency's drug testing program, the BBC reports. "That'... More »

Coach Slams Chinese Swimmer's 'Impossible' Time

John Leonard nearly accuses Ye Shiwen of doping

(Newser) - A Chinese swimmer's stunning world-record time at the Olympics has raised eyebrows—and elicited a pretty clear accusation, reports the Guardian . Ye Shiwen won the gold i n the women's 400m individual medley, but her remarkable time of 4:28.43 is "unbelievable" and "impossible,"... More »

China's Ye, 16, Sets Swim Record

Teen beats world record by more than 1 second in 400-meter medley

(Newser) - China's Ye Shiwen set the first world record in the Olympic pool, winning the women's 400-meter individual medley with a dominant finishing kick last night. The 16-year-old Ye trailed American teenager Elizabeth Beisel more than halfway through the grueling race, but pulled away in the freestyle leg to... More »

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