NADA to begin collecting athletes’ samples today

"The AFI president Adille Sumariwalla spoke to the sports ministry to ensure that NADA collects samples during this championship," the AFI official stated.

Bringing BCCI under NADA is big achievement for Indian sports, says Kiren Rijiju

The implication of BCCI coming under NADA is huge as the country's richest sporting body is now under tremendous pressure to fall under the government's Right to Information RTI Act.


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.

NADA to start testing players during Duleep games, BCCI wants only doctors as DCOs

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) will start testing the players registered under Indian cricket board during the next Duleep Trophy game in Bengaluru, having agreed to BCCI's demands for qualified medical practitioners as Lead Dope Control Officers (LDCO).

Amit Dahiya's imposter turns up for dope test, flees venue after officials confront him

The group of officials that chased the proxy returned to the track only to realise that Amit Dahiya had gone into hiding.

One out of three junior lifters tested by NADA is a dope cheat

Among those who have tested positive are athletes who are in the national camp and medalists at junior nationals as well as Khelo India Youth Games. All nine athletes have been provisionally suspended.


Cricket inches towards Olympic fold as BCCI allows NADA to test players for doping

The BCCI-NADA thaw has come about after a long standoff. The Indian cricket board has historically cited flaws in NADA’s procedures as one of the reasons for not signing up with it.

Federations must implement no-needle policy: NADA

In a meeting on Wednesday, NADA decided to ask respective federations to set up a committee that would monitor the use of needles among athletes.

What is meldonium, drug at centre of India's new dope scandal

Meldonium became famous after tennis superstar Maria Sharapova tested positive for it in 2016. Though not approved by the US FDA, the drug has been easily available over the counter in Eastern Europe and Russia.

NADA bans hockey goalie Akash Chitke for 2 years, 4-year suspension for six others

Akash Chitke was provisionally suspended by NADA from March 27 and the minimum sanction of two years was imposed by the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) after a final hearing on October 8.