Anti-Doping

WADA adopts new powers to nip doping in the bud

WADA adopts new powers to nip doping in the bud

The World Anti-Doping Agency, meeting in Lausanne this week, has adopted new powers designed to nip in the bud the kind of state-sponsored doping scheme that was allowed to flourish in Russia from 2011-2015.

Mar 22, 2018, 22:02 PM IST
WADA says Russia still not compliant on anti-doping

WADA says Russia still not compliant on anti-doping

In a statement issued Sunday night, WADA said it "acknowledges" the IOC`s latest move but pointed out that Russia is still not adhering to the World Anti-Doping Code.

Feb 26, 2018, 12:16 PM IST
WADA lifts suspension of Paris anti-doping laboratory

WADA lifts suspension of Paris anti-doping laboratory

The Paris laboratory, where disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong`s samples were tested, was suspended on Oct. 31 after it self-reported analytical issues.

Dec 22, 2017, 13:15 PM IST
BCCI, Sports Ministry discuss NADA and Pakistan

BCCI, Sports Ministry discuss NADA and Pakistan

At loggerheads with the National Anti-Doping Agency on the testing of Indian cricketers, the BCCI on Wednesday discussed the matter with Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and also sought the government's view on playing archrivals Pakistan in the planned ICC Test Championship.

Nov 22, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) maintained its suspension of Russia on Thursday, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Nov 16, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
ICC backs BCCI's private anti-doping policy: Report

ICC backs BCCI's private anti-doping policy: Report

The situation may lead to a BCCI vs Sports Ministry faceoff, and it remains to be seen if the Indian cricket board remains adamant on not adhering to the ministry's diktat asking NADA to dope-test cricketers.

Oct 31, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
Indian cricketer tested positive, reveals 2016 WADA report

Indian cricketer tested positive, reveals 2016 WADA report

Sangwan was playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2013, when he tested positive during that year's Indian Premier League.

Oct 27, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Indian football team doctor sacked after Subrata Paul dope scandal

Indian football team doctor sacked after Subrata Paul dope scandal

NADA had made scathing observations about Kamal in the Paul doping episode. It had said that Kamal failed to take due care in prescribing the medicine to the veteran goalkeeper which led to his ingestion of the prohibited substance Terbutaline.

Jul 14, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
Government determined on anti-doping measures, says Sports Minister Vijay Goel

Government determined on anti-doping measures, says Sports Minister Vijay Goel

Goel also denied conflict of interest in the appointment of former star athletes as national observers of various sports.

Jun 30, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
It is sad that India is world number three in doping, laments boxing legend Mary Kom

It is sad that India is world number three in doping, laments boxing legend Mary Kom

India were ranked third for the third year in a row in a doping violation report published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for 2015 with 117 athletes from the country being punished after testing positive for banned substances.

Apr 22, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
Afghan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad charged with breaching ICC Anti-Doping Code

Afghan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad charged with breaching ICC Anti-Doping Code

Within five days from the date of the notice of the charge, Shahzad has the right to request that his B sample is analysed.

Apr 14, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Indian-born British wrestling champion Chinu Sandhu gets four-year drug ban

Indian-born British wrestling champion Chinu Sandhu gets four-year drug ban

An eight-time British wrestling champion has been given a four-year suspension by UK anti-doping authorities after testing positive for a steroid, it was announced Wednesday.

Mar 22, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
'Happy to be tested anytime,' says Mo Farah amid claims USADA wants his drug test samples

'Happy to be tested anytime,' says Mo Farah amid claims USADA wants his drug test samples

The move comes on the back of a report by American testers, that was leaked in which it was said that Salazar had used the chemical L-Carnitine on his athletes.

Mar 05, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
Michael Phelps urges US lawmakers to push for anti-doping reform, ensure fair system

Michael Phelps urges US lawmakers to push for anti-doping reform, ensure fair system

The most decorated Olympian Phelps, expressed his frustration at the lack of progress in the battle against the use of performance enhancing drugs in sport.

Mar 01, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Post Fancy Bear leak: WADA defends therapeutic use of banned substances

Post Fancy Bear leak: WADA defends therapeutic use of banned substances

TUEs allow athletes to take banned substances for verified medical needs and are signed off by sports federations.

Sep 28, 2016, 23:02 PM IST
World swimming in turmoil over Rio Olympics 2016 doping decisions

World swimming in turmoil over Rio Olympics 2016 doping decisions

FINA originally barred seven Russian swimmers from Rio following a report by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren that alleged state-run doping in Russia.

Sep 04, 2016, 21:38 PM IST
2016 Rio Olympics: IOC slams anti-doping body as Games loom; Thomas Bach demands sweeping overhaul of WADA

2016 Rio Olympics: IOC slams anti-doping body as Games loom; Thomas Bach demands sweeping overhaul of WADA

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday demanded a sweeping overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Tuesday as Russian appeals against bans mounted just three days from the opening of the Rio Games.

Aug 02, 2016, 23:41 PM IST
India at Olympics: NADA certifies all Rio bound athletes as dope-free

India at Olympics: NADA certifies all Rio bound athletes as dope-free

The Indian contingent at the 2004 Olympics was rocked by doping as two weightlifters -- Sanamacha Chanu and Pratima Kumari

Jul 13, 2016, 17:57 PM IST
Russia doping: WADA commission starts its work in Moscow

Russia doping: WADA commission starts its work in Moscow

The IAAF suspended Russia last month after a bombshell report published by a WADA independent commission found evidence of state-sponsored doping.

Dec 10, 2015, 20:30 PM IST
Three top Kenyan officials suspended over graft, anti-doping probe: IAAF

Three top Kenyan officials suspended over graft, anti-doping probe: IAAF

The IAAF ethics commission announced the provisional suspension of the Kenyan athletics federation president and two other top officials.

Nov 30, 2015, 21:41 PM IST