National Anti-Doping Agency

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
Shot putter Inderjeet Singh's dope case reaches NADA Disciplinary Panel's court

Shot putter Inderjeet Singh's dope case reaches NADA Disciplinary Panel's court

The 2015 Asian champion had asked NADA to test his B sample at another laboratory outside India as he does not have faith in the government aided laboratory.

Feb 13, 2017, 20:42 PM IST
Dope scandal: Narsingh Yadav's Rio Olympics fate hangs in balance as NADA set to pronounce verdict today

Dope scandal: Narsingh Yadav's Rio Olympics fate hangs in balance as NADA set to pronounce verdict today

Narsingh Yadav earned the Rio quota after winning a World Championships bronze.

Jul 28, 2016, 06:16 AM IST
No question of tampering with samples of shot putter Inderjeet Singh: NADA boss

No question of tampering with samples of shot putter Inderjeet Singh: NADA boss

Rio Olympics-bound Inderjeet Singh's A sample taken out of competition on June 22 had returned positive on Monday for a cocktail of steroids.

Jul 28, 2016, 04:50 AM IST
Dope test scandal: After wrestler Narsingh Yadav, shot putter Inderjeet Singh tests positive for banned substance

Dope test scandal: After wrestler Narsingh Yadav, shot putter Inderjeet Singh tests positive for banned substance

After wrestler Narsingh Yadav scandal, now, Rio-bound shot putter Inderjeet Singh has become the second athlete to test positive for a banned substance with  the National Anti-Doping Agency sending a letter to the athletics federation saying Inderjeet had failed a dope test

Jul 26, 2016, 05:58 AM IST

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.

Dec 17, 2015, 12:19 PM IST

Government constitutes All India Council of Sports

The government on Friday constituted All India Council of Sports as an advisory body to deliberate on matters relating to the promotion and development of sports in the country.

Jul 24, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

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.

Apr 16, 2015, 16:19 PM IST
Indian Weightlifting Federation provisionally suspends 21 weightlifters in doping scandal

Indian Weightlifting Federation provisionally suspends 21 weightlifters in doping scandal

In what could be termed as one of the biggest doping scandals in recent years, as many as 21 weightlifters have been provisionally suspended by the Indian Weightlifting Federation after testing positive for banned substances.

Apr 04, 2015, 15:54 PM IST
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.

Dec 24, 2014, 21:00 PM IST

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.

Jul 16, 2014, 16:48 PM IST

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.

May 05, 2014, 16:17 PM IST

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.

May 04, 2014, 15:11 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

279 sportspersons have flunked dope tests in last 2 years

More than 250 sportspersons have flunked dope tests conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) in the last two years with powerlifters and weightlifters topping the drug offenders` list.

Aug 12, 2013, 16:18 PM IST

Doping hits Indian athletics ahead of Asian Championships

The Indian athletics contingent was on Tuesday hit by doping incident just a day before the start of the biennial Asian Championships.

Jul 02, 2013, 22:34 PM IST

`Nightmare` over, Vijender gets back to normal life

The nightmare is finally over and I am back to a normal life", said a relieved Vijender Singh as he broke his silence on the sensational drug scandal that severely hurt his reputation.

May 20, 2013, 16:25 PM IST

Zafar Iqbal, M Venu included in NADA panels

Former India hockey captain Zafar Iqbal and boxing great M Venu were on Tuesday included in the National Anti-Doping Agency`s Appeal Panel and Disciplinary Panel respectively, after reconstitution of the two bodies.

Feb 26, 2013, 21:13 PM IST

Dope scandal appeal hearing adjourned for Jan 27

The appeals hearing on the one-year ban on India`s four top quarter-milers, including Asian Games double gold medallist Ashwini Akkunji, before a National Anti-Doping Agency panel was today adjourned for January 27.

Jan 18, 2012, 19:21 PM IST

Four picked for dope tests during I-League encounter

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) conducted random dope tests on four footballers after Dempo Sports Club`s 11th round I-League encounter against Sporting Clube de Goa.

Dec 23, 2011, 13:54 PM IST