Anti-doping agency says prior to June 25, wrestler was tested on previous occasions and was clean.
WADA rule says that an athlete’s period of suspension will be eliminated if he is able to prove that he was sabotaged by a rival.
India was ranked third among countries with doping rule violations behind Russia and Italy according to a list issued by WADA in 2016.
A week after Gautam Dutta withdrew the complaint against CK Khanna, he has been appointed as the standing counsel of the DDCA.
At the Rio Olympics, if Dutee Chand hopes to reach the semifinals with a target of 11.10s , she will have to push herself in the final 40 metres.
Nitender Singh Rawat, 29, qualified by clocking 2:18:06, 54 seconds ahead of the 2:19 qualification time, at the World Military Games in South Korea, in Oct 2015
Dutee Chand clocked 11.30s to achieve the Rio qualification in women's 100m at Almaty, Kazakhstan on Saturday.
BCCI agrees to end arrangement in which most of ICC revenue went to India, England & Australia.
Anurag Thakur said the final dates of the tournament will be announced in due course.
Proposal to conduct mini-IPL is likely to come up for ratification at BCCI’s working committee meeting on Friday.
Anil Kumble was appointed as new coach of India cricket team but only for one year.
Chauhan, who is the DDCA vice-president and a senior BCCI official, runs a cricket academy and owns a printing press.
Racing against time to get their books in order before SC's order on reforms recommended by Justice R M Lodha, the Indian board has its hands full.
An hour after she anchored the women's relay team, Dutee Chand's dream of meeting the qualifying standard in the 100m for Rio Olympics suffered a setback.
Though lesser number of events are scheduled for a Grand Prix — 17 in all in the second leg — three of them had to be cancelled.
Women’s 4x400m relay team will travel to Europe to shake off rust, get timing needed to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Mayookha Johny had an injury scare in her first attempt in the final of the women’s triple jump at the 20th Federation Cup.
Arokia Rajiv (45.47 seconds) broke the 12-year-old national record which stood in the name of KM Binu (45.48), set at the Athens Olympics.
Sudha Singh defies coach by switching disciplines and making cut for Olympics in 3000m steeplechase; Lalita Babar lowers national record.
Equally impressive was that Chand was just a whisker away from becoming the first Indian woman to qualify for the 100 metres at the Olympic Games.
During the semis Amiya Mallick strained his hamstring. The injury wasn't bad enough to stop him from running but it meant he won't be at his best.
Several athletes will have to realise their potential while others have to better their best to make Rio cut.
Reasons for poor performances by athletes vary from lack of experience of competing in the rain to athletes ‘acting like tourists’ when abroad.
The fight among DDCA officials is for a share of the 2,600 complimentary passes for home matches of the Delhi Daredevils.
Aditya Verma believes shots were fired from his shoulder by officials who occupy posts currently in BCCI.
In a star-studded England top-order, Roy has been trying to live up to the expectations that have grown around his potential.
Nihal Koshie lists the hiccups and goof-ups that floodlights couldn't catch and the cameras failed to capture.
But there is one thing that heavyweight wrestler Mausam Khatri, winner of India’s richest dangal, won’t do — waste money on a party.
India are seen as outside favourites for World T20 because of their recent away wins against Australia and whitewash of Sri Lanka.
Women’s cricket in India has undergone a change, but disparity remains. Winning the WT20 will help them come out of Men in Blue's shadow.
A reluctant cricketer to start with, nothing could stop Mithali Raj from succeeding and becoming Indian women cricket’s biggest role model.
Tasks being handled by multi-member committees include receiving BCCI members and playing national anthems before each game.
With a number of athletes going under the Olympic qualification mark, many observers believe the sport has turned the corner.
The qualifying standard for men for the Rio Games is set at 1 hour and 24 minutes while Irfan’s national record stands at 1:20.21.
Shiva Thapa was born and raised in the sterner gaze of his father’s dream of producing an Olympian in martial arts-crazy North East.
My entire family has been a source of strength and support. We are extremely close and I am blessed to have a family like this, says Thapa
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