Doping News

Former Olympic champion Asbel Kiprop banned for four years for doping

Asbel Kiprop of Kenya was banned for four years for testing positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO after his claim that urine samples might have been tampered with by disreputable doping control officers was rejected.

Cleared of doping charges, Davinder Singh Kang named in 43-member India team for Asian Championships

The 30-year-old Davinder Singh Kang was handed a provisional suspension in 2017 after his urine samples returned positive for anabolic steroids.


Russia moves to impose fines on drug cheats

Russia's parliament on Thursday approved draft legislation that would impose fines of up to 50,000 roubles ($775) on athletes found to have used banned performance-enhancing drugs.

World champion walker Alexander Ivanov banned for doping

Russian race walker Alexander Ivanov was stripped of his 2013 world championship title after being found guilty of doping, the country's track federation said Friday.

BCCI to work with National Anti-Doping Agency for six months

The decision that was taken by the top BCCI office-bearers and CoA after a meeting with the International Cricket Council chairman Shashank Manohar, came with its share of riders.

IAAF maintains ban on Russian athletics over doping scandal

World athletics governing body IAAF has decided not to lift a ban on Russia's athletics federation over doping.


Six Khelo India youth athletes fail dope tests

Of the six who tested positive, three are from wrestling, and one each from the other three sports.

Russia to bar athletes from drinking beer at doping tests

Citing cases of "aggressive" athletes and even interference with drug-testing results, Russia is banning sportspeople from drinking alcohol when they're tested for banned substances.

Nine arrested in doping raids in Austria and Germany

Austria's Federal Police Office said the raids targeted ``a doping network operating worldwide'' and focused on Seefeld, where the championships are taking place.

Husband of top Commonwealth Games athlete’s sold performance drugs: Panel

In a recent order, the Anti-Doping Appeal Panel blacklisted the unidentified athlete’s husband, Puneet, and another drug supplier, Sunny Malik, based on the findings of several anti-drug government agencies.