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Olympics-Australia swimming boss questions Sun’s Tokyo bid

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Questions will be asked if Sun Yang is cleared to compete at the Olympics and performs well in the Tokyo pool, given he is banned from training through official channels in China, Australia swimming chief Kieren Perkins said.

Three-times Olympic gold medallist Sun is seeking to overturn an eight-year doping ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which would allow him to swim at Tokyo.

“What will be fascinating to watch is if he is there and competes well, it will raise some pretty significant questions on China and the way they’ve managed disqualified athletes,” Swimming

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Australia swimming boss questions Sun’s Tokyo bid

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang poses after a public hearing of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for the appeal filed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against him and the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA), at the Conference Centre of the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, in Montreux, Switzerland November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

Questions will be asked if Sun Yang is cleared to compete at the Olympics and performs well in the Tokyo pool, given he is banned from training through official channels in China, Australia swimming chief Kieren Perkins said.

Three-times Olympic gold medallist Sun is seeking

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UW men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins recovers nicely after player exodus, but questions remain

Just when you thought you were out … he pulls you right back in. 

A couple months ago, it would have been easy for a Huskies men’s hoops fan to dismiss coach Mike Hopkins as a Montlake short-timer. Despite the back-to-back Pac-12 Coach of the Year honors he received during his first two seasons at UW, the Huskies have descended into irrelevance at terminal velocity. 

Twenty-seven wins in Hopkins’ second season turned into 15 the following year — just five of which came in the Pac-12, where Washington finished last. And that win total turned into just five last season,

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