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

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

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

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

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

Renjith Maheswary,a dope cheat or Arjuna Awardee? No answer yet

The NDTL analysis of Maheswary’s samples showed unusually high amount of ephedrine.

IOC still to get back Lance Armstrong's Sydney Olympic medal

The IOC ordered the return of the medal Armstrong won at the Sydney 2000 Games.


Asafa Powell's physio hits back over doping blame

Powell and Simpson were among five Jamaican athletes who tested positive for drugs.