E-quating endurance

An electronic pill to measure the endurance levels of athletes will be trialled at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, which starts from September 27.

We are working towards getting NDTL suspension revoked in two months, says Kiren Rijiju

The World Anti-Doping Agency suspended the NDTL's accreditation for six months in a massive blow to the country's anti-doping programme, which had left the sports ministry surprised as it had claimed WADA's concerns were duly addressed.


Business interests of European labs could have led to suspension: sports secretary

The sports secretary shared an interaction he had with a representative from Kazakhstan in Beijing at an anti-doping conference last week.

Not just bridge, stress-reliving beta blockers on shooting blacklist too

'Beta Blockers' remains a substance banned for all sports in-competition, but prohibited for out-of-competition use by only archery and shooting – both precision sports.

Bridge in the time of Diabetes, BP

In a sedentary sport played by seniors, taking life-saving pills can result in inadvertent doping. Shivani Naik speaks to the hyper-cautious players.

Indian cricketers providing 'whereabouts' details to WADA since 2017

The BCCI is still not National Anti Doping Agency (NADA)-compliant and WADA has expressed its concerns to the International Cricket Council on the issue.


Spiked dal? How CBI punched holes in Narsingh Yadav, NADA theories

Investigation agency relies on WADA report, awaits expert witness’s statement before closing the case.

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.

Russian Olympic Committee rejects prospect of 2020 ban

After Russia turned over data from the Moscow anti-doping laboratory, more than two weeks after a Dec. 31 deadline, WADA said Tuesday it wouldn't ban Russia's anti-doping agency for missing the deadline.

WADA to make decision on Russia on January 22

WADA's Compliance Review Committee (CRC) will offer that recommendation by Thursday after meeting members of a WADA inspection team in Montreal on Monday and Tuesday.