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World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

National Dope Testing Laboratory Gets Back WADA Recognition: Sports Minister

Dec 23, 2021 PTI

India is currently third in the WADA's global list of dope violators led by Russia. The WADA first suspended NDTL in August 2019 for a period of six months and extended the de-recognition period.

Sports Minister Introduces Anti-doping Bill, Which Empowers NADA, In Lok Sabha

Dec 17, 2021 PTI

Anti-doping Bill seeks to give NADA powers of 'investigation, levying sanctions for Anti-Doping Rule Violations, the disciplinary procedures to be adopted and the powers of inspection, sample collection and sharing and free flow of information.'

Doping: Russian Triathlete Becomes First Disqualification From Tokyo Olympics

Igor Polyanskiy admitted doping with EPO, an endurance boosting hormone, ahead of the Olympics and is banned until during the 2024 Paris Games.

Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang Banned Again, Misses Tokyo Olympics

Jun 22, 2021 Agencies

Rivals branded Sun Yang a drug cheat at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and two competitors refused to stand with him on medal podiums at the 2019 world championships

Russian Athlete Cleared Of Doping Caused By Baby Son's Pills

Sergei Shubenkov, 2015 world champion in 110 meters hurdles, tested positive for 'a low concentration' of a diuretic called acetazolamide in December

15 June, 2021

Suspended India Wrestler, Sumit Malik Says He Was On Painkillers


Sumit Malik had secured the 125kg category quota for the Tokyo Olympics last month but was handed a suspension for failing his dope test

04 June, 2021

Doping Scandal Hits Indian Wrestling Again Before An Olympics, This Time It is Sumit Malik

Outlook Web Bureau

Ahead of the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Narsingh Yadav was caught for using banned substances

18 May, 2021

US Holds $2.93 million As It Seeks Reforms From World Anti-Doping Agency

Associated Press (AP)

Last summer, the White House drug-control office had suggested that the US did not get its money's worth from what it gives to WADA each year.

28 January, 2021

Biathlon Report Outlines Corruption, Russian Cover-Ups

Associated Press (AP)

The report, published in a redacted version Thursday, accuses former IBU president Anders Besseberg of intensely lobbying for Russia's interests

24 December, 2020

Swiss Court Overturns Swimmer Sun Yang's Doping Ban, Sends Case Back To CAS

Associated Press (AP)

At stake in a second CAS hearing would be Yang's chance to compete at the pandemic-delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics now set for July 2021.

17 December, 2020

Court Of Arbitration For Sport's Ruling: A Small Win for Russia


Russia can use team name at major events if the words "Neutral Athlete" or "Neutral Team" have equal prominence


17 December, 2020

Russia Banned From Tokyo Olympics, Qatar World Cup As CAS Reduces Ban To Two Years

Stats Perform

Russia will be unable to field teams at the upcoming Olympics, Winter Olympics or football World Cup after CAS upheld a ban for breaching anti-doping rules.

17 December, 2020

India Pledges $1 Million To World Anti-Doping Agency For Scientific Research


India's donation comes at a time when its anti-doping program has been affected by suspension of National Dope Testing Laboratory

07 December, 2020

India Doping: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Urges WADA To Lift Suspension, Says NDTL Has Taken Corrective Steps


The world anti-doping watchdog (WADA) first suspended NDTL's accreditation in August 2019 for a period of six months, then extended the ban citing non-conformation to international standards

10 November, 2020

Andrea Iannone Given Four-year Ban After CAS Upholds WADA Appeal

Stats Perform

CAS have upheld an appeal from WADA asking for Andrea Iannone's doping ban to be extended to four years

10 November, 2020

Brenton Rickard Caught In Doping, Australia Could Lose 2012 Olympic Medal

Associated Press (AP)

CAS said the case between Brenton Rickard and the International Olympic Committee was heard by video link. The court did not set a timeline for a verdict.

23 July, 2020

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

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


22 July, 2020

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

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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