Thursday, Oct 06, 2022


Anti-Doping Measures At IPL: NADA Likely To Outsource Sample Collection

Jul 29, 2020 PTI

The BCCI came under NADA's ambit from the third quarter of 2019, making this year the first time that the agency will handle sample collection during the IPL, to be held from September 19 to November 8

India Awarded Asian Games Mixed Relay Gold, Winning Gold By Default Less Fun, Says Poovamma

Jul 23, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian quartet of Mohammed Anas, MR Poovamma, Hima Das and Arokia Rajiv had clocked 3:15:71 behind Bahrain (3:11:89). Anu Raghavan had clocked 56.92 to finish fourth in the final race of women's 400m in 2018 Asian Games

Jolt To India's Tokyo Olympics Preparations, WADA Extends Suspension Of National Dope Testing Lab

WADA first suspended NDTL in August last year for a period of six months. A fresh round of inspection, much to the embarrassment of India, showed that non-conformities still existed

Acted On Tip-off: NADA DG Navin Agarwal On CWG Medallist Pardeep Singh's Doping

Jul 15, 2020 PTI

Pardeep Singh is the first case of an athlete's blood sample returning positive for the banned human Growth Hormone (hGH) and has been provisionally suspended for one year

Govt To Constitute National Compliance Platform Against Doping In Sport

The 10-member panel will have Indian Olympic Association President and National Anti-Doping Agency Director General as its members

30 June, 2020

Kiren Rijiju Launches NADA App To Help Athletes Stay Updated On Banned Substances


The app aims to create a bridge between athletes and the NADA by providing easily accessible information on various aspects of sport

17 June, 2020

World 100m Champion Christian Coleman Fears Suspension After Missed Drug Test


Christian Coleman is a favorite for Olympic gold in the 100-meter dash heading into the Tokyo Games that have been postponed to next summer due to the coronavirus pandemic

10 June, 2020

Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu Cleared Of Doping Charge By IWF; Indian Lifters Demands Answers And Compensation


Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu said the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has robbed her of the chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics due to its callous attitude and it must issue an apology and compensate her

05 June, 2020

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu To Seek Compensation From IWF In Unsettled Dope Case


Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu's case, which has been marred by several anomalies and administrative goof-ups, has been dragging on since she tested positive for anabolic steroid testosterone in November 2017

29 May, 2020

Indian Long-distance Runner Kiranjeet Kaur Banned For 4 Years For Doping


The National Dope Testing Laboratory has been under suspension from the World Anti-Doping Agency and so Kiranjeet Kaur's samples were tested in the WADA accredited laboratory in Doha

22 May, 2020

No Meaningful Link Between TUEs And Olympic Medals: WADA Study


The WADA study examined athletes with TUEs at the 2012 London and 2016 Rio Summer Olympics and the 2010 Vancouver, 2014 Sochi and 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to see if athletes with TUEs won more medals than those without


19 May, 2020

Lance Armstrong Admits To First Doping 'Probably At 21'


In 2013, Lance Armstrong confessed to doping starting in 1996 in a televised interview with US chat-show host Oprah Winfrey

12 May, 2020

Ukraine Striker Artem Besedin Banned For Soviet Space Stimulant Use


Artem Besedin had in his system traces of the prohibited stimulant Fonturacetam, originally produced in 1983 to help astronauts from the former Soviet Union combat tiredness in space

02 May, 2020

Discus Thrower Sandeep Kumari Gets 4-year Ban For Doping


Sandeep Kumari's four-year ban, announced by WADA on Friday night, will begin from June 26, 2018 -- the date of her sample collection

30 April, 2020

UK Athletics Hands Over Alberto Salazar File To British Anti-doping Agency


Alberto Salazar, who denies wrongdoing, has appealed against the ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport

25 April, 2020

Indian Middle Distance Runner Jhuma Khatun Gets 4-year Ban For Doping


Jhuma Khatun's dope sample collected during the Inter-State Championships in June 2018 in Guwahati returned negative when it was tested by the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL)

24 April, 2020

"You'll Get Caught", Sebastian Coe Warns Cheats During Coronavirus Pandemic


The 2020 athletics calender has been decimated by the coronavirus with the Tokyo Olympics, the season's highlight, postponed until 2021


27 March, 2020

Indian Shot Putter Navin Chikara Fails Dope Test, Gets Four-Year Ban


Navin Chikara, 23, has been banned for use of a prohibited substance and his four-year suspension starts from July 27, 2018, AIU said

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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