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Clean on dope, high on hope: Narsingh Yadav to catch Rio flight

Clean on dope, high on hope: Narsingh Yadav to catch Rio flight

As the case stands now, NADA’s order will remain under a 21-day scrutiny and WADA can appeal to CAS against Narsingh and NADA.

Aug 02, 2016, 16:18 PM IST
Rio Olympics dream dashed: Inderjeet Singh fails second dope test, shot-putter likely to be banned for 4 years

Rio Olympics dream dashed: Inderjeet Singh fails second dope test, shot-putter likely to be banned for 4 years

After his 'A' sample tested positive, the NADA asked the Haryana athlete, who had won a silver in the 2014 Asian Games, if he wants to test his 'B' sample and if so, to do this within seven days.

Aug 02, 2016, 15:02 PM IST
Rio Games 2016: Russia's status hangs by thread as IOC considers ban

Rio Games 2016: Russia's status hangs by thread as IOC considers ban

Russia, which strongly denies any state involvement in doping, is already banned from international athletics by world governing body IAAF because of doping exposed last year.

Jul 19, 2016, 09:10 AM IST
Doping program behind Russian medals at Sochi Olympics: Report

Doping program behind Russian medals at Sochi Olympics: Report

The head of Russia`s Cross-country Skiing Federation Elena Vyalbe told Russia`s R-Sport news agency that there was "no doping."

May 13, 2016, 13:14 PM IST
Ministry set to proceed for Yuri Ogorodnik's visa formalities: AFI

Ministry set to proceed for Yuri Ogorodnik's visa formalities: AFI

The uncertainty over the appointment of dope-tainted Ukrainian coach Yuri Ogorodnik is likely to be over as the Sports Ministry is set to proceed towards procuring his visa for his arrival in the country, according to a top Athletics Federation of India official.

Jun 25, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

Nicki Sorensen admits doping early in career

Former Danish champion road cyclist and Tour de France rider Nicki Sorensen has admitted doping during the early part of his career.

Jun 22, 2015, 23:59 PM IST

Eight weightlifting coaches handed two-year suspension

The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has decided to impose a two-year ban on the coaches of all those weightlifters who tested positive for banned substances across different championships in the last few months.

May 22, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

CAS overturns NADA panel ruling; hands 2-year ban on judoka

Judoka Nirupama Devi has been handed a two-year ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sports in Switzerland after two panels of National Anti-Doping Agency here only reprimanded her in a case of Methylhexaneamine (MHA) doping.

Nov 26, 2013, 22:55 PM IST

Senior drug tester says Jamaican doping scandals `tip of iceberg`

Jamaica`s most senior drug tester has claimed that the recent rash of failed tests point to a more serious problem, further deepening the doping crisis in the country`s athletics.

Nov 12, 2013, 14:36 PM IST

Lance Armstrong finally returns Olympic bronze medal to IOC

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong`s Olympic medal is back with the International Olympic Committee.

Oct 03, 2013, 10:35 AM IST

Jamaica`s Veronica Campbell-Brown escapes ban for positive dope test

Jamaica`s twice 200 metres Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown has escaped with a public warning by the Jamaica Athletics Administration Association for her use of a banned substance.

Oct 03, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

Marin Cilic denies `faking injury to disguise failed drug test`

Marin Cilic has denied allegations by the ITF that he had pulled out of this year`s Wimbledon Championships by faking a knee injury to disguise a failed drug test.

Sep 26, 2013, 09:18 AM IST

I was nailed on a cross for 25 years: Ben Johnson

Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson returned to Seoul`s Olympic Stadium on Tuesday -- 25 years to the day after the steroid-assisted 100m final victory that destroyed his career and reputation.

Sep 25, 2013, 13:04 PM IST

Marin Cilic cited injury at Wimbledon to hide failed dope test

Marin Cilic cited a knee injury at Wimbledon this year to hide the fact he had failed a dope test, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has revealed.

Sep 25, 2013, 08:48 AM IST

Sprinter Ben Johnson to revisit scene of disgrace

Disgraced drugs cheat Ben Johnson will revisit the scene of his downfall this month, wrapping up a global anti-doping tour in the Seoul Olympic stadium.

Sep 02, 2013, 11:46 AM IST

Anti-doping foundation says no positive Tour dope tests

There were no positive doping tests during July`s Tour de France, the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation said Tuesday.

Aug 20, 2013, 23:06 PM IST

Trinidad officials confirm Baptiste`s doping absence

Trinidad and Tobago athletics officials have confirmed that Kelly-Ann Baptiste missed the Moscow world championships because of doping violations.

Aug 12, 2013, 19:13 PM IST

Alex Rodriguez among 13 players suspended by MLB for doping

Alex Rodriguez, baseball`s highest-paid player, was suspended for a record 211 games on Monday for his involvement in one of American sport`s biggest doping scandals.

Aug 06, 2013, 08:36 AM IST

Former sprint cyclist Erik Zabel admits to persistent doping

Former sprint cyclist Erik Zabel admitted on Sunday to years of doping, including EPO, cortisone and blood doping, days after he was named in a French Senate inquiry as a drugs offender.

Jul 29, 2013, 09:37 AM IST

Asafa Powell says will not retire, hopes to clear name

Former world 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell has no plans to retire despite a positive finding for a banned stimulant.

Jul 24, 2013, 12:00 PM IST