Freak or fraud — take your pick.
Controversy is swirling around 16-year-old Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen and her performance in winning the women’s 400-meter individual medley at Monday’s Olympic finals.
She set a new world record, so good for her. She shaved a whopping seven seconds off her best time set last year when she placed fourth at the World Championships. Kudos to you again, young lady.
After the first three legs, she was trailing American and favorite Elizabeth Beisel. It seemed she was going to medal and likely win the silver...