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Monday, August 10, 2020



Jolt for Indian sports: WADA extends NDTL suspension by six months

July 22, 2020 11:54 am

The WADA first suspended NDTL in August last year for a period of six months. A fresh round of inspection by the world body, much to the embarrassment of country's sporting establishment, showed that non-conformities still existed.

Simply Put: Lionel Messi used hGH as a medication when he was a teenager

July 15, 2020 9:51 pm

Human Growth Hormone (hGH) is known to increase muscle mass, strength as well as tissue-repairing effects, which has been used as a doping agent in power and endurance sports.

United States threatens to pull WADA funding as war of words escalates

June 25, 2020 8:22 am

The United States is threatening to cut off funding to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) unless it immediately enacts serious reforms, according to a report by the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).

Four samples tested positive at Delhi lab turn out negative in Rome

March 04, 2020 3:53 pm

The four samples that were re-tested were among the 38 WADA had collected from NDTL to review them independently and check the Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry procedure, an analytical technique, that is a major point of contention.

Dope-offenders on the rise as 11 more caught in December

February 20, 2020 9:06 am

Among the 11 who have been provisionally suspended is wrestler Roublejit Singh Rangi, who won a bronze medal at the 2015 junior Asian Championships.

Russia plans to file appeal against four-year Olympic ban

December 19, 2019 6:31 pm

The Russian anti-doping agency's supervisory board voted Thursday to file an arbitration case with the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland.

Russian boxers to boycott Olympics if sanctions not lifted

December 11, 2019 9:31 pm

The Russian Boxing Federation has indicated that fighters will only take part in the Olympics if doping sanctions forcing them to compete as neutral athletes are overturned.

WADA's inconsequential blanket ban on Russia stokes anger

December 11, 2019 7:29 pm

WADA's ruling meant competitors from Russia will continue to participate in the Olympics, just with the inability to represent their country.

Paralympics chief 'disgusted' with Russia for letting down nation's clean athletes

December 10, 2019 4:17 pm

Paralympics boss Andrew Parsons expressed disgust on Tuesday that Russian authorities had let down the country's clean athletes.

Vladimir Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban

December 10, 2019 11:16 am

Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years earlier on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests.