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India's javelin-thrower Davinder Singh Kang flunks dope test, stares at 4-year ban

India's javelin-thrower Davinder Singh Kang flunks dope test, stares at 4-year ban

Top Indian javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang has been suspended provisionally by the world athletics governing body after he returned positive for a steroid in an out-of-competition test last week.

Feb 28, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
I have been framed, will appeal - says dope-tainted runner Jithin Paul

I have been framed, will appeal - says dope-tainted runner Jithin Paul

Quartermiler Jithin Paul, who has been handed a four-year suspension for possessing banned drug Meldonium, on Friday said he will appeal against the sanction as he has been "framed".

Feb 23, 2018, 20:24 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
It's upto WADA to dope-test Indian cricketers: Sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

It's upto WADA to dope-test Indian cricketers: Sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore

In a stern response to National Anti-Doping Agency, the BCCI had said that government body has no jurisdiction to conduct dopes tests on Indian cricketers.

Nov 19, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
BCCI rejects NADA's demand of dope-testing Indian cricketers

BCCI rejects NADA's demand of dope-testing Indian cricketers

In a stern response to National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), the BCCI has said that the government body has no jurisdiction to conduct dope tests on Indian cricketers.

Nov 10, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
Virender Sehwag in NADA's anti-doping appeal panel

Virender Sehwag in NADA's anti-doping appeal panel

Legendary opener Virender Sehwag and former Delhi player Vinay Lamba have been made members of the Anti-Doping Appeal Panel (ADAP) of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) in a rare instance of cr

Nov 10, 2017, 08:45 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
Sports Ministry asks NADA to conduct dope test on cricketers

Sports Ministry asks NADA to conduct dope test on cricketers

In a pathbreaking move, the Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore-led Sports Ministry has directed the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) to conduct dope test on cricketers during domestic and international tournaments held in India.

Oct 29, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang claims AFI told him to drop out of London World Championships

Javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang claims AFI told him to drop out of London World Championships

Kang, who became the first Indian javelin thrower to reach the final round of a World Championships last week in London, returned positive for marijuana in an in-competition test conducted by NADA during the Indian Grand Prix in May 15.

Aug 16, 2017, 21:05 PM IST
Set up 24x7 helpline for athletes: Pullela Gopichand on doping

Set up 24x7 helpline for athletes: Pullela Gopichand on doping

The former All England champion came up with the suggestion during the sixth meeting of the All India Council of Sports (AICS) chaired by Vijay Kumar Malhotra.

Jul 23, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet Kaur fails dope test

Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet Kaur fails dope test

When contacted for a response, Manpreet's coach Karamjeet, who is also her husband, said, "We have not yet been told about anything."

Jul 19, 2017, 20:34 PM 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
NADA revokes Subrata Paul's provisional suspension; no ban, just warning to Indian football goalkeeper

NADA revokes Subrata Paul's provisional suspension; no ban, just warning to Indian football goalkeeper

The dope sample of Paul was collected on March 18 during an out-of-competition test in Mumbai by NADA.

Jul 05, 2017, 19:50 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
Indian athlete caught with Maria Sharapova drug; embarrassed AFI to seek details from coaches

Indian athlete caught with Maria Sharapova drug; embarrassed AFI to seek details from coaches

The yet-to-be-named athlete was suspended by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) after being caught with meldonium at the National Institute of Sports in Patiala.

May 24, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
National Anti-Doping Agency announces setting up of Athlete Passport Management Unit

National Anti-Doping Agency announces setting up of Athlete Passport Management Unit

There are only 11 APMUs recognised by the WADA all over the world while India does not have one till now.

May 18, 2017, 20:05 PM IST
Doping case: Subrata Paul, ace Indian goalkeeper, skips 'B' sample test, buys more time

Doping case: Subrata Paul, ace Indian goalkeeper, skips 'B' sample test, buys more time

The Arjuna awardee had been informed about his `A` sample returning positive last Monday (April 24) and was given a week`s time by NADA for his `B` sample testing.

May 02, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Indian weightlifter Sushila Panwar fails dope test

Indian weightlifter Sushila Panwar fails dope test

Panwar, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, came to the limelight when she bagged a gold medal in the +75kg category at the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati last year.

Apr 28, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
Subrata Paul fails dope test: Senior Indian goalkeeper denies taking banned substance

Subrata Paul fails dope test: Senior Indian goalkeeper denies taking banned substance

The Sodepur lad, who has also won two Nehru Cups with India, can continue playing till his B sample report arrives but if he fails that one too, all points Shivajians got in matches he played will be docked. He turned out for North East United in the Indian Super League last year.

Apr 25, 2017, 17:14 PM IST