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Doping in sports


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).

Sanjita Chanu, Commonwealth Games gold medallist lifter, faces dope charge

June 01, 2018 1:18 pm

Sanjita Chanu tested positive for testosterone, which improves muscle strength and endurance. Reacting to the IWF statement, a top official of the Indian federation defended its star athlete, hinting at foul play.

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Sanjita Chanu fails dope test

May 31, 2018 9:39 pm

Sanjita Chanu had won the gold medal in the 53kg category at the Games in Gold Coast and 48kg in Glasgow four years ago.

Lee Yong-dae slapped with one-year ban for missing dope tests

January 28, 2014 4:33 pm

He won mixed doubles gold at the 2008 Games in Beijing and a bronze medal in the men's doubles in London.

Marin Cilic suspended for nine months after testing positive

September 17, 2013 3:49 am

Marin Cilic tested positive for nikethamide,a stimulant,at a tournament in Munich last spring.