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Criticism of Ye Shiwen is unfair
The speed of young Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen was impressive but the reaction to her success has been less so.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2012 20:40 GMT
Olympic committee defends China swimmer
IOC spokesman says Ye Shiwen passed drug test and should be praised after doubts about world record win in 400m medley.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2012 20:35 GMT
Sporting greats swim to Ye Shiwen's defence
China swimmer stunned world with 400m individual medley victory, but her Olympic gold has been greeted with suspicion.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2012 16:50 GMT
China bloggers dive into swimmer drug debate
Wave of online anger follows comments from US coach that Ye Shiwen's record-setting performance was 'unbelievable.'
Last updated: 31 Jul 2012 09:34 GMT
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