Seema Punia claims dope test but NADA has no clue

Seema Punia claims dope test but NADA has no clue

Seema is among 42 athletes shortlisted by NADA for its registered testing pool.

Indian Weightlifting Federation says tainted lifters got supplements from outside: Report

The tainted trio of Geeta Devi, Manpreet Kaur and Harkirat Kaur, had purchased food supplements from a shop in Ludhiana.

Asian Games medallist boxer in dope net, seeks B sample test

Asian Games medallist boxer in dope net, seeks B sample test

Former Asian Games silver medal winning boxer Manpreet Singh (91kg) has failed a NADA dope test but remained free to compete after seeking a B sample analysis.

'Some Asian Championship bound athletes yet to undergo dope tests'

'Some Asian Championship bound athletes yet to undergo dope tests'

 At least 10 track and field athletes, mostly relay runners, are yet to undergo dope tests, though the Indian team for next month's Asian Championships in China leaves the country in three days' time, according to sources.

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.

North Korea slams `rubbish` US claims over space programme

North Korea on Friday slammed US allegations that its space research is essentially a disguised ballistic missile programme, and vowed to send more satellites into orbit in defiance of UN sanctions.

CAS dismisses swimmer's case, but also raps NADA for delay

 The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday rapped on the knuckles of National Anti-Doping Agency for "excessive" delay in disposing a dope violation case of swimmer Amar Muralidharan while dismissing his appeal against the decisions of two NADA panels after he tested positive for a banned substance in 2010.

Indian women athletes test positive for drugs

Indian women athletes, including Melbourne Commonwealth Games gold medalist Geeta Rani have tested positive for drugs.

Leander Paes undergoes dope test

Leander Paes undergoes dope test

Indian tennis star Leander Paes underwent a routine dope test conducted by National Anti-doping Agency (NADA) officials Wednesday.

I have been treated badly for years by authorities: Seema Punia

I have been treated badly for years by authorities: Seema Punia

 Livid with detractors for casting aspersions on her achievements because of a dope-tainted past, Asian Games gold medallist discus thrower Seema Punia on Tuesday said she has been "ill-treated" by authorities, including the national federation, for many years now.

Ashwini vows to get India another medal

Keen to make an impression a year after her doping ban ended in July 2013, India`s premier athlete Ashwini Akkunji is eyeing a medal in the individual 400 meter hurdle at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

German FA to go for stringent drug testing measures

The German Football Association (DFB) say they plan to strengthen the fight against doping from next season by doubling the amount of blood tests.

HC dismisses IOA`s plea challenging National Sports Code

The Delhi High Court today rejected Indian Olympic Association`s plea challenging the Centre`s power to legislate sports in the country through the guidelines of National Sports Code aimed at bringing transparency in the functioning of the sports bodies along with fixed tenure and age-limit for office-bearers.

CWG bronze medalist set to lose state honour for dope taint

Commonwealth Games bronze medallist boxer Dilbag Singh is all set to lose the Haryana government`s sporting award bestowed on him this year due to a dope test he failed in 2011.

NADA makes expert panel to boost anti-doping campaign

In order to strengthen its education and awareness program for athletes, the National Anti-Doping Agency has constituted an expert group to identify, advice and formulate a plan for this initiative.

BCCI appoints Chandran as Lead Doping Control Officer in IPL 7

Sports medicine expert Dr P S M Chandran was today appointed Lead Doping Control Officer for the seventh edition of Indian Premier League, the first leg of which has started in the UAE.

Delhi HC allows weightlifter Monika Devi to participate in championship

The Delhi High Court Thursday allowed woman weightlifter L. Monika Devi to participate in Nation Senior Women Weightlifting Championship 2014, scheduled to be held in Nagpur from March 28.

NADA Appeals Panel re-instates wrestlers Tomar, Khatri

Wrestlers Rajeev Tomar and Mausam Khatri`s two-year suspension imposed by the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (NADP) for flunking a dope Test just before the 2010 Commonwealth Games has been revoked nine months before the end of the term by the appellate body of the NADA.

Top lifter flunks dope test, doping returns in weightlifting

Dope shame returned to haunt Indian weightlifting once again with 2011 Commonwealth Championships gold medallist lifter Rupinder Singh returning positive for an anabolic steroid in the test conducted in December last year.

500 Indian athletes fail dope tests in nearly five years

In what may come as an embarrassing revelation for India`s anti-doping machinery, 500 sportspersons, mostly weightlifters and track-and-field athletes, have failed drug tests conducted by NADA in the last four and a half years.