Wada requests to suspend Sun Yang for a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 8 years, and CAS determines the maximum penalty
That night, three staff members of international doping control management company (IDTM) went to sunyangs residence to conduct Anti Doping inspection outside the competition. IDTM then reported to fina that sunyang violent Anti Doping inspection, while sunyang said that he fully cooperated with the inspection, but there were many illegal operations of inspectors in the process.
On November 19, 2018, fina held a hearing on the matter in Lausanne, Switzerland. Sun Yang attended the hearing.
On January 3, 2019, the fina Anti Doping committee ruled that the doping test carried out by IDTM was invalid, and Sun Yang did not violate the World Anti Doping regulations, but his violation of sampling was not advisable.
On January 27, 2019, the Sunday Times reported that Sun Yang, the Olympic champion, roughed up the drug examiners, saying that Sun Yang, the swimming Olympic champion, could face a life-long ban because he had a conflict with the doping examiners and his security personnel smashed the sealed blood sample bottle with a hammer.
In the afternoon, Sun Yangs Lawyer Zhang Qihuai issued a lawyers statement on the matter, calling the article an untrue report and publishing some details of the incident. The statement said that IDTM staff in Sun Yangs Anti Doping test outside the game, the entire inspection process there are a number of illegal operations.
On March 12, 2019, the World Anti Doping Agency filed an appeal to the international sports arbitration court against the finas decision on Sun Yangs doping test.
On November 15, 2019, the international sports arbitration court held a public hearing in Montreux, Switzerland, to hear the World Anti Doping Agencys appeal against Sun Yang and fina. The hearing began at 9 a.m. local time and lasted until 7 p.m. for more than 10 hours.
After the hearing, Sun Yang made a speech first, and then the witnesses of all parties provided testimony and accepted the questions of the lawyers and the judges of the arbitration panel. Finally, the parties concluded their statements.
A month later, the international sports arbitration court announced that the results of the arbitration, which were originally scheduled to be published in early January, would be postponed due to inaccurate translation and the need for both parties to provide transcripts again.
On February 28, Beijing time, the arbitration result of sunyang case was officially announced, and finally sunyang lost the lawsuit and was suspended for eight years.
However, the decision of the hearing is not the final result. Both parties can appeal to the Swiss Federal Court for final decision within 30 days. (end)
Source of this article: China News Network Editor in charge: Cao Liqiao and ns1806