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Maheswary`s name again nominated by AFI for Arjuna Awards

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 08:37

Triple jumper Renjith Maheswary, who has been stopped from receiving Arjuna Award under controversial circumstances on charges of dope violation last year, has again been recommended by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the coveted honor this year.

Jamaica changes encourage WADA chief

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:32

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief executive David Howman said Wednesday that Jamaica`s testing system was now "back in place" following the controversial case of Veronica Campbell-Brown.

Athletes urged to be cautious on dietary supplements

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 16:49

Jamaican Sports Minister Natalie Neita Headley has appealed to athletes in the country to exercise caution when consuming dietary supplements.

FIFA calls for `special approach` to fight against doping in football

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 12:41

Football governing body FIFA has said that it wants an over haul in the approach to the fight against doping in sport, as it held its own conference at its head quarters in Zurich just two weeks after WADA`s conference in Johannesburg.

Vijay Singh determined to return to top of his game

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 21:09

Fiji `s former World No.1 Vijay Singh has said that he feels his game is coming good again after he fell from the world`s top 100 this year.

Rahul Dravid favours sportspersons signing `whereabouts` clause of WADA

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 00:07

Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid on Tuesday favoured sportspersons signing the "whereabout" clause of anti-doping agency WADA as this would reduce chances of corrupt practices in the game.

Jamaica sports minister says WADA visit `constructive`

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 14:46

Jamaica’s Sports Minister Natalie Neita-Headley has described a visit by inspectors representing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as "constructive".

WADA officials arrive in Jamaica for anti-doping audit

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 09:37

Three high-ranking officials of the World Anti-Doping Agency have arrived in Jamaica to conduct their audit of the country`s anti-doping programmes after weeks of criticism following positive tests from several high-profile athletes.

WADA due in Jamaica next week for doping audit

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 13:11

A World Anti-Doping Agency team is slated to visit Jamaica on Monday amid reports the country`s athletes could face an Olympic ban over the handling of recent drug scandals.

UN General Assembly to hear Indian civil society concerns

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 18:43

`Wada Na Todo`, an umbrella body of Indian civil society groups, will voice concerns regarding fresh development goals at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on September 25.

Caffeine, nicotine to be monitored by WADA

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 14:21

Effects of caffeine, part of everyone`s morning cup of tea or coffee, has got into the new list of substances that would be monitored by the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) in order to detect patterns of misuse in sport.

WADA revokes Rio 2016 anti-doping lab

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 18:03

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revoked the licence of the testing laboratory earmarked for the Rio 2016 Olympics.