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Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu free to compete, with a rider

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on Tuesday lifted the provisional suspension imposed on Sanjita Chanu after her urine sample returned positive for a banned anabolic steroid.

Was on the verge of quitting weightlifting and job after doping charges, says Sanjita Chanu

Sanjita currently works with the North Eastern Frontier Railway in Dimapur in Nagaland and she said her promotion has also been kept in abeyance due to the doping case.

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Sanjita Chanu's provisional ban lifted by International Weightlifting Federation

Sanjita Chanu, who had won a gold in the women's 53kg category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, had tested positive for anabolic steroid testosterone.

Sanjita Chanu's B sample returns positive, to appear before international hearing panel

If Sanjita Chanu fails to prove her innocence before the IWF hearing panel, she faces a maximum punishment of four years, as stipulated for a first-time offender.

IWF admits mistake in Sanjita Chanu dope case, Indian lifter demands probe

IWF admitted to a mistake in giving the exact sample number of Sanjita Chanu in its report of her failed dope test.

Manipur CM seeks Rathore's intervention, asks for review of Sanjita Chanu's ban

In the letter, the CM said the IWF suspension communication mentioned sample number 1599000 on the top of the report while the fourth para of the report cited sample number 1599176.

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Sanjita Chanu dope test: Manipur CM writes to Rajyavardhan Rathore to intervene

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Saturday sought the intervention of Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore in the doping controversy involving Commonwealth Games gold medallist Sanjita Chanu.

I am innocent, will challenge suspension, says Sanjita Chanu

Sanjita Chanu was suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) tested positive for testosterone.

Sanjita Chanu, Commonwealth Games gold medallist lifter, faces dope charge

Sanjita Chanu tested positive for testosterone, which improves muscle strength and endurance. Reacting to the IWF statement, a top official of the Indian federation defended its star athlete, hinting at foul play.

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