Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Doping in sports


Why it is time India criminalised doping in sports

July 31, 2022 5:39 pm

In India, it is high time that such a strict law is put in place. Scratch the surface to find out ugly underbelly of Indian sports. In the euphoria of Neeraj Chopra winning a bronze medal at the World Championships, the country's first in nearly two decades, it is easy to be blind to the dirt around the track and field arena.

3 Russian wrestlers suspended in doping cases

March 03, 2022 6:21 pm

The evidence was only recently revealed in a Moscow laboratory database that was withheld and tampered with in the possession of Russian state authorities from 2015-19.

U-23 champion sprinter Taranjeet Kaur fails dope test

January 01, 2022 8:36 pm

The 20-year-old Delhi sprinter has been one of the country's best performing youngsters in 2021.

Anti-doping bill introduced in Lok Sabha

December 17, 2021 6:07 pm

The bill was introduced by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur amid protests by the opposition over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Track coach Alberto Salazar's 4-year doping ban upheld by CAS

September 16, 2021 10:40 am

Salazar is the former marathon champion who, as coach of the Nike Oregon Project, trained a long list of championship distance runners including Mo Farah, Galen Rupp and, for a time, Kara Goucher

Dope violators eligible for national sports honours if ban period served: Sports ministry

September 08, 2021 4:17 pm

Various national federations, like the Wrestling Federation of India, have their own disciplinary framework to fine or ban coaches who are found guilty of supplying banned substances or encouraging their usage

Head of blood doping ring convicted, sentenced to prison

January 15, 2021 9:12 pm

Austrian cross-country skier Johannes Dürr lifted the lid on the scandal when he disclosed details of his blood doping in a documentary by German broadcaster ARD in January 2019.

Free from doping charges, weightlifter Sanjita Chanu hopeful of getting Arjuna this time

June 11, 2020 12:46 pm

Sanjita Chanu, who won gold at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games in 48kg and 53kg respectively, has been trying for the prestigious Award for the past four years.

Don't go down that path, urges Virender Sehwag while speaking on fixing, doping

January 13, 2020 3:40 pm

Delivering the 'MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture' at the annual BCCI awards here on Sunday, Sehwag said the players should never ignore a corrupt approach.

Top athlete gives intelligence on doping ring in Punjab and Haryana

August 06, 2019 8:29 am

The athlete had failed the dope test when his samples were collected during a national meet last year and decided to provide what is known as 'substantial assistance' to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).