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

Jun 10, 2020 PTI

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

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

May 29, 2020 PTI

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


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

Ukraine Striker Artem Besedin Banned For Soviet Space Stimulant Use

May 12, 2020 Agencies

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


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

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24 April, 2020

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

Agencies

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


27 March, 2020

Two Olympic Champions Among Four Russians With New Doping Charges

Agencies

Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic high jump champion, and Natalya Antyukh, the 2012 champion in the 400-meter hurdles, are facing charges of using a prohibited substance or method


12 March, 2020

World Athletics Fines Russia $10m, Caps Neutral Russian Athletes At 10 For Tokyo Olympics

Agencies

The system of allowing Russian athletes to take part as Authorised Neutral Athletes, World Athletics president Sebastian Coe warned, "will be suspended if $5 million of the $10m fine is not paid by 1 July 2020"


28 February, 2020

Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang Banned For Eight Years For Doping Offence

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


15 February, 2020

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

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


04 February, 2020

WADA Asks CAS For Public Hearing On Russia Doping Case

Agencies

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


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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


09 December, 2019

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

Agencies

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Agencies

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


05 November, 2019

Gene Testing: Latest Weapon To Catch Drug Cheats Could Be Introduced At 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

The new gene test, believed to be in the final stages of development, is designed to identify the abuse of certain performance-enhancing drugs more accurately than existing methods


02 October, 2019

Nike Risks Being Burned By Alberto Salazar Doping Scandal

Agencies

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


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23 August, 2019

WADA Suspends India's National Dope Testing Laboratory

PTI

The NDTL has been instructed to stop all testing procedures with immediate effect and all the samples need to be safely moved to an accredited lab.


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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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