Doping News

IOA blames NADA for suspension of dope testing laboratory

The World Anti-Doping Agency suspended the National Dope Testing Laboratory in Delhi for six months "due to non-conformities with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL)." The NADA can appeal the suspension in the next 21 days.

WADA suspends India dope testing laboratory

The National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in New Delhi has been suspended for up to six months for not conforming to international standards, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday.


Prithvi Shaw: Out in the cold for having cough syrup

Test opener Prithvi Shaw banned till Nov 15 after testing positive for terbutaline, a stimulant he ingested via over the counter medication.

India in line for Asian Games mixed relay gold after ban on Kemi Adekoya

India's mixed relay team of Mohammad Anas, Hima Das, Arokia Rajiv and MR Poovamma are set to have their medals from the 2018 Asian Games 4x400 mixed relay event upgraded from silver to gold.

IAAF denies promising Russia reinstatement for World Championships

The IAAF has denied promising that Russia will be reinstated in time for the track and field world championships, after Russian state TV quoted the country's top track official as saying he'd received guarantees.

Asian Championship silver medallist wrestler Reena fails dope test

After winning a silver in the 53kg category at the championship, held in Mongolia in March, Reena is back in the limelight after failing a doping test, resulting in provisional suspension.


Uzbekistan weightlifter Ruslan Nurudinov found guilty of doping, disqualified from London Olympics

Nurudinov finished fourth in the 105-kg category in London and went on to win gold at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics four years later.

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.