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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.

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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.

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WADA warns ICC, says it is ready to intervene in India cricket doping row

BCCI and NADA are at loggerheads over the former's refusal to allow the doping agency to conduct a drug test on cricketers.

NADA officials have no right to search and seize for substances, says appeal panel

Anti-doping officials will have to ask law enforcement agencies to investigate, says appeals panel; ruling comes as hurdler Jitin Paul's ban is overturned

Jithin Paul cleared of dope charges by NADA, suspension overturned

National Anti Doping Agency appeal panel exonerated 400m hurdler Jithin Paul of doping charges.

WADA Report: India joint sixth in list of doping violations

India were among top 10 nations with regards to doping violations being joint sixth as WADA published its report as per samples collected in 2016.

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