June 25, 2020 1:16 pm
A Sports Ministry source confirmed that Chanu will be conferred with the Arjuna award as per a 2018 Delhi High Court order, which directed the selection committee to consider her and keep the decision in a sealed cover to be disclosed only if she was absolved of the doping charges.
June 11, 2020 12:46 pm
Sanjita Chanu, who won gold at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games in 48kg and 53kg respectively, has been trying for the prestigious Award for the past four years.
June 10, 2020 11:39 am
Sanjita Chanu, who claimed innocence since the beginning, was informed about the final verdict via an e-mail, signed by IWF's legal counsel Lilla Sagi.
January 24, 2019 8:09 am
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.
January 23, 2019 8:47 pm
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.
January 23, 2019 11:20 am
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.
September 13, 2018 7:09 pm
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.
July 26, 2018 10:42 pm
IWF admitted to a mistake in giving the exact sample number of Sanjita Chanu in its report of her failed dope test.
June 03, 2018 7:40 pm
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.
June 03, 2018 12:12 pm
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.