Swimming News Summary (16:00 25-Feb-98)

Swimming News Summary (16:00 25-Feb-98)

Post by SportsWeb New » Thu, 26 Feb 1998 04:00:00

LATEST INTERNATIONAL SPORTS UPDATE FROM SPORTSWEB
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POPOV, VOELKER CRUISE TO VICTORY
Swimming stars Alexander Popov of Russia and Germany's Sandra Voelker cruised
to victory at a FINA World Cup short course swimming meeting on Wednesday
despite what they called average performances.

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WORLD CUP SHORT-COURSE RESULTS
Results of finals at a FINA World Cup short-course meeting on Wednesday:

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FINA TO SEEK STIFFER ANTI-DOPING RULES
World swimming body FINA is to convene a special medical meeting to consider
tighter doping rules in response to the detection of Chinese swimmers using
banned substances.

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CHINA VOWS TO INTENSIFY ANTI-DOPING BATTLE
The FINA Grand Prix diving tournament kicked off in Beijing on Monday after a
Chinese swimming official pledged to intensify a battle against doping in the
wake of a *** scandal involving five Chinese swimmers.

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