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NADA - National Anti-Doping Agency

Taranjeet Kaur, India’s Fastest U-23 Sprinter, Fails Dope Test; Faces Four Year Ban

Jan 01, 2022 PTI

Taranjeet Kaur won 100m and 200m gold medals in the National U-23 Championships last year clocking 11.54s and 23.57s respectively. Before that, she had also won a gold and silver in National Open Championships.

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

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

Jun 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

Indian Athlete Gomathi Marimuthu's Appeal Against Doping Ban Rejected By CAS

Gomathi Marimuthu won 800m gold at the Asian Championships in 2019 but was later caught for doping

24 December, 2020

Basketball Trailblazer Satnam Singh Bhamara Handed Two-Year Doping Ban By NADA


The 25-year-old cager had been slapped with a provisional suspension in November last year after he failed an out-of-competition test

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

25 August, 2020

IPL 2020: High-ranking Anti-doping Officials Going To UAE For Indian Premier League


National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) will have three teams with one official and two DCOs at each of the three IPL venues along with local NADO staff in each of the units

29 July, 2020

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


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

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


15 July, 2020

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


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

02 July, 2020

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

10 June, 2020

Around 25 Athletes Get NADA Whereabouts Notice During Lockdown


There was no sample collection during the lockdown phase but NADA had to follow the guidelines and sent notices to all those athletes who failed to submit their 'whereabouts' three months in advance

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)

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


17 March, 2020

Four Indian Minors Return Positive In NADA Tests


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

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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