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Monday, August 08, 2022



Ukraine war will not be free pass for drug cheats, says WADA boss

July 28, 2022 6:59 pm

The Russian invasion of Ukraine, which Moscow calls a “special military operation”, has also impacted an investigation into a drugs scandal involving teenage Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva at the 2022 Beijing Games. 

Lok Sabha passes Bill to create statutory framework for doping watchdog

July 28, 2022 10:56 am

The Bill was passed after an over 3.5-hour discussion. While it received support from most parties, some voiced concerns with certain parts of the proposed legislation.

SA batter Zubayr Hamza suspended by ICC for doping violation

May 17, 2022 7:34 pm

Hamza provided an out-of-competition sample on January 17, 2022 in Paarl, South Africa, in which the prohibited substance Furosemide - which is a specified substance in Section S5 of the 2022 WADA Prohibited List - was found.

Anti-doping: Athletics chief Sumariwalla says jail terms for dopers and guilty coaches will be strongest deterrent

May 07, 2022 3:54 pm

"People ask what more can we do to prevent doping. I think everyone will become responsible, including the coaches, if we criminalise doping," Sumariwalla added.

2 top athletes fail dope test; dropped from camp, face ban

April 30, 2022 8:15 am

India is ranked third in doping, according to the latest World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report released in 2021. With 152 cases across disciplines, the country is marginally below leaders Russia (167) and Italy (157) on this list.

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.

International Boxing Association renews partnership with ITA as part of anti-doping measures

January 05, 2022 1:16 pm

The IBA first entered into an agreement with ITA after the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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.

Suspended NDTL gets back WADA recognition: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur reveals

December 23, 2021 5:53 pm

"National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) regains the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accreditation," Thakur posted on his official Twitter page.

India among world's top 3 dope violators in latest WADA report

December 21, 2021 6:54 pm

In the previous WADA report meant for anti-doping violations in 2018, India was placed fourth with 107 ADRVs, behind Russia (144), Italy (132) and France (114).