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Four Indian Minors Return Positive In NADA Tests

Mar 17, 2020 PTI

Two minor track and field athletes returned positive in the tests conducted during the 17th Milo National Inter District Junior Athletics Meet last November in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, while the other two comprised a boxer and a volleyball player

Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang Banned For Eight Years For Doping Offence

Feb 28, 2020 Agencies

Sun Yang, who was accused of refusing to provide blood and urine samples when drug testers visited his home in China in September 2018, has the right to appeal the ruling at the Swiss federal court

NADA Bans Javelin Thrower Amit Dahiya For Sending Proxy To Furnish Dope Sample

It said that this was the first time the NADA has taken cognisance of a case in which the athlete evaded sample collection and successfully proceeded against him under the prescribed provisions

Russia's Evgeny Ustyugov To Lose Olympic Gold Medal Over Doping

Feb 15, 2020 Agencies

Evgeny Ustyugov, 34, who also won the 2010 Olympic 15km mass start title in Vancouver, retired following the Sochi winter Games six years ago

WADA Asks CAS For Public Hearing On Russia Doping Case

At stake in the hearing will be the fate of Russian athletes hoping to compete in such events as this year's Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and 2022 football World Cup

03 February, 2020

Jakob Fuglsang Links With Banned Doctor Michele Ferrari Probed: Reports


Michele Ferrari was banned for life by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for his relationship with the disgraced Lance Armstrong who was also kicked out of the sport and stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after he admitted doping

01 February, 2020

Dahiya Or Kumar: NADA Admits To Goof-Up In Wrestler Ravinder's Doping Case, Apologises


Wrestler Ravinder Kumar was on Friday (January 31) banned for four years for failing a dope test but the NADA created confusion by identifying him as a world U-23 silver medallist which was not the case

31 January, 2020

NADA Bans U-23 World Championships Silver Medallist Wrestler Ravinder Kumar For Doping


Ravinder Kumar's World Championships (October 28 to November 3, 2019) medal could also be stripped off as NADA's Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel has directed to disqualify all the results of the competitions

10 December, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin Suggests WADA's Punishment Is Political And Outlines Plans To Appeal

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The four-year ban from international sporting events given to Russia has "political considerations", according to President Vladimir Putin

10 December, 2019

Doping Scandals In India Very Disturbing: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju


Sports minister Kiren Rijiju said there is a need to promote a culture of clean sports in India, so that the image of the country is not tarnished when athletes are caught for doping abroad

09 December, 2019

Russia Doping Ban Fallout: Moscow Blames 'Anti-Russian Hysteria'


The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia from international competitions including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar


09 December, 2019

WADA Bans Russia For Four Years Over Doping, To Include 2020 Tokyo Olympics And 2022 Qatar World Cup

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Russia has been handed a four-year ban from all major global sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

28 November, 2019

Euro 2020: Vladimir Putin Says 'Will Do Everything' Not To Let Down UEFA, Fans As Russia Face Possible Doping Ban


On Tuesday, a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) source hinted that the Euro 2020 football tournament may be excluded from the potential doping ban

02 October, 2019

Nike Risks Being Burned By Alberto Salazar Doping Scandal


Citing experiments with testosterone, fat-burning amino acid injections and falsified medical documents, the American anti-doping authority USADA said in its report the highest-profile track and field coach in the world Alberto Salazar had attempted to use prohibited methods on multiple athletes

14 August, 2019

Chinese Olympic Champion Volleyball Player Banned For Doping

Yang Fangxu, who tested positive for the prohibited blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO), will not be able to help China's women defend their title at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games next summer and her career is almost certainly over

09 August, 2019

Why BCCI Agreed To Come Under NADA And Become A National Sports Federation -- Revealed


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has given in writing that it would adhere to the anti-doping policy of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), thus becoming a National Sports Federation

09 August, 2019

Served An Eight-Month Doping Ban, Prithvi Shaw In England To Fight Depression

Outlook Web Bureau

While accepting the suspension handed to him by the BCCI, Prithvi Shaw claimed that he had consumed a basic, over-the-counter cough syrup, when he was suffering from a severe cough and cold during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Tournament on February 2019


09 August, 2019

Cricketers To Be Tested By NADA: BCCI Finally Agrees To Come Under National Anti-Doping Ambit


The Indian cricket board (BCCI) had vehemently opposed to signing up with NADA, claiming that it is an autonomous body, not a National Sports Federation and does not rely on government funding

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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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