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Sports & Drugs

Extra Dose Of Steroids? Why Sidharth Shukla’s Death Confounds Sports Medicine Experts

Sep 09, 2021 Dr Saranjeet Singh

We love a hero with six packs and huge arms. In a way, we are all responsible for Sidharth Shukla’s premature death

Get Addicted To Football, Say Indian Legends In Unison

Jun 26, 2020 PTI

On the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Indian Football legends join hands in the fight against drug abuse. ‘Get addicted to Football, not drugs,’ stay their message

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

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

Former England Captain Wayne Rooney Arrested In US For Public Intoxication

Jan 07, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The 33-year-old is England's all-time-leading scorer, and currently plays for Major League Soccer's DC United.

World Anti-Doping Agency Urges ICC To Resolve BCCI-NADA Stand-Off

Sanctions for being found in non-compliance vary, but the ICC has warned that any suspension arising from the dispute could hurt cricket's dream of gaining inclusion at the Olympics in 2028.

01 April, 2018

Commonwealth Games: India Denies Any Wrongdoing After Anti-Dope Officials Find Syringes Outside Athletes' Room

Outlook Web Bureau

A few Indian athletes were subjected to dope tests but the official said it was not something unusual and was not related to the syringes incident.

09 January, 2018

Cricketer Yusuf Pathan Suspended By BCCI After Failing Dope Test

Outlook Web Bureau

The BCCI said Pathan had inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, which can be commonly found in cough syrups

27 October, 2017

World Anti-Doping Agency Report Of 2016 Reveals One Indian Cricketer Tested Positive For Banned Substances

Outlook Web Bureau

It could be concluded that the cricketer in question has tested positive during a BCCI domestic event like Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, IPL or Irani Trophy - as it has happened 'In Competition'.

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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz