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BEIJING -- Swimming officials from Australia and China have dived into the fray as a feud over doping between swimmers Mack Horton and Sun Yang boils over at the Rio Olympics. Rick Mahorn Pistons Jersey .The Chinese Swimming Association on Monday asked Horton to apologize for his inappropriate words after he labeled Sun a drug cheat -- a reference to Suns three-month 2014 suspension over banned heart medication. Australias Olympic Committee, hours later, shot back in Hortons defense, saying he was speaking his mind in support of clean athletes, and wished him luck.Horton, 20, made a dig at Sun while the two attended a press conference Saturday after Horton unseated the Chinese defending champion in the 400-meter freestyle. It was the second time in days that Horton had publicly referred to Suns drug suspension as part of what the Australian team acknowledged is a campaign to unsettle the Chinese star.Sun had earlier been accused of splashing water at Horton in an apparent attempt to get his attention and Horton made his initial drug cheat reference when asked why he had ignored Sun.Sun, 24, who won two golds at the 2012 London Games, has a long history of bad behavior and tangling with others. He has been accused of disruptive pool behavior by swimmers -- both men and women -- from several countries. The Chinese team briefly banned him from competing following a raft of disciplinary issues, including crashing a friends Porsche SUV into a bus in 2013 while driving without a license, landing him in jail.Sun has previously said he did not know the medication trimetazidine, which he took for chronic heart palpitations, had been placed on the banned list when he tested positive.The 2-meter (6-foot-6-inch) Chinese star burst into tears Sunday after losing to Horton, garnering an outpouring of support from Chinese social media users who pilloried Horton on his Facebook page. The Australian was accused of snubbing Suns attempt to congratulate him on his win immediately after the race, although the two did briefly shake hands later at the podium.Chinese swim team manager Xu Qi also laid into Horton, saying the Australian had hurt the feelings between Chinese and Australian swimmers and showed a lack of good manners and upbringing, according to the official Xinhua news agency.Sun, who has largely refrained from firing back at his rival and has called for respect for all athletes, appeared to get his swagger back Monday as he told reporters at an Olympic village bus stop that he is the king in the 1,500-meter freestyle event scheduled for Sunday, when he will again compete against Horton. When prodded, he added that he was no friend of Hortons.The spiraling row has generated a shrill response from Chinese media during what has already been a period of elevated tensions after Australia voiced opposition in recent weeks to Chinese claims of maritime territory.On Monday, Xinhua released a slew of gently critical articles on topics ranging from Australian trade policy to Melbournes quality of life while the Global Times tabloid opted for a more blunt approach, referring to Australia in a commentary as a former British offshore prison that is on the fringes of civilization.We dont know if it is Horton who is silly or its the Australian media that is evil, or perhaps Australia just has a different moral standard, the newspaper said.No one should be surprised at uncivilized acts emanating from the country. Henry Ellenson Jersey . The phone hearing is scheduled for 4:30pm et/1:30pm pt. 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Journeyman midfielder Rostyn Griffiths says the prospect of achieving long-overdue team success made his decision to rejoin Perth Glory a no brainer.Griffiths left Glory at the end of 2014/15 to link up with Dutch Eredivise club Roda JC.But the 28-year-old is now back in Perth after signing a two-year A-League deal with the Glory.Griffiths set the A-League record as the most expensive transfer when he made a $1.3million move from Central Coast to Chinese outfit Guangzhou R&F in 2012.Although proud of that achievement, Griffiths said team success remains his major motivation.And he feels like he has a great chance to achieve it at Perth Glory following coach Kenny Lowes impressive recruiting spree.Last seasons stars such as Andy Keogh, Shane Lowry, Josh Risdon, and Diego Castro have been joined by Rhys Williams, Griffiths, and Adam Taggart in a squad bursting with talent.Some bookmakers have already installed Glory as the Championship favourites, and Griffiths hopes their predictions come true.Im 28 now. I want to win something, said Griffiths, who won the minor premiership with Central Coast in 2011/12, but is yet to land a title trophy. Andre Drummond Jersey. Winning something, especially with my hometown club, would be great, and definitely something I want to do before I finish football.I was looking to stay overseas.But as soon as Perth made the offer to me, and I looked at the squad and the chance to win something, it was too good to turn down.It became a no-brainer.Griffiths said being the A-Leagues record transfer wasnt something that weighed heavily on his shoulders.Its a record Im pretty happy with, Griffiths said.Its a nice thing. It gets up on the Wikipedia page. And one day, it will get edited, and Ill be the second biggest transfer in the A-League.Hopefully it will be a really good player that breaks it.For now, Ill still keep it. I like it. 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