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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
World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) maintained its suspension of Russia on Thursday, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Nov 16, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
Russian refusal to admit doping could block Olympic path: WADA

Russian refusal to admit doping could block Olympic path: WADA

The report by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren found that more than 1,000 Russian competitors in more than 30 sports were involved in a conspiracy to conceal positive drug tests over a period of five years.

Nov 11, 2017, 09:00 AM 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
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
Indian cricketer tested positive, reveals 2016 WADA report

Indian cricketer tested positive, reveals 2016 WADA report

Sangwan was playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2013, when he tested positive during that year's Indian Premier League.

Oct 27, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

WADA suspends French anti-doping lab for 'analytical issues'

The provisional suspension came into effect on Sunday and "prohibits the Paris Laboratory from carrying out any anti- doping activities, including all analyses of urine and blood samples", WADA said in a statement.

Sep 26, 2017, 23:29 PM IST
Evidence found in Sochi drugs probe to charge athletes, IOC says

Evidence found in Sochi drugs probe to charge athletes, IOC says

IOC member Denis Oswald said evidence gathered so far will be combined with results of tests to determine whether urine and blood sample bottles had been tampered with, to replace positive samples with clean samples.

Sep 16, 2017, 00:21 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
Cricket in Olympics 2024? All powerful BCCI to have final say

Cricket in Olympics 2024? All powerful BCCI to have final say

Cricket was last played in the Olympics in the 1900 Paris Games. And it seems like, there will be no cricket in Olympics for some time.

Aug 09, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
Confederations Cup 2017: FIFA says all doping tests conducted during event have come back negative

Confederations Cup 2017: FIFA says all doping tests conducted during event have come back negative

FIFA added that the samples were analysed at laboratories accredited by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), mostly at the one in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Jul 24, 2017, 23:24 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
Yelena Isinbayeva quits as Russian anti-doping board chief after request from WADA

Yelena Isinbayeva quits as Russian anti-doping board chief after request from WADA

Russian sports bosses agreed earlier this month that Isinbayeva would leave in line with a request from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), one of a raft of criteria the country needs to fulfill in order to get its drug-testing body RUSADA reinstated.

May 31, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
WADA could lift Russia anti-doping suspension later this year

WADA could lift Russia anti-doping suspension later this year

The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has been suspended since 2015 in the wake of the report by Richard McLaren which uncovered widespread doping in Russian sport.

May 19, 2017, 20:49 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
Maria Sharapova's sponsor backs French Open snub, blames WADA

Maria Sharapova's sponsor backs French Open snub, blames WADA

Sharapova secured a spot in the qualifying draw for Wimbledon by meeting ranking criteria but will find out if she receives a wildcard for the main draw on June 20.

May 18, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
Appeal on length of Andre Russell's doping ban dropped by locals

Appeal on length of Andre Russell's doping ban dropped by locals

The 29-year-old Russell was given a one-year ban on Jan. 31 after he failed to file the necessary paperwork on his availability for drug testing three times in 2015.

May 09, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
It is sad that India is world number three in doping, laments boxing legend Mary Kom

It is sad that India is world number three in doping, laments boxing legend Mary Kom

India were ranked third for the third year in a row in a doping violation report published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for 2015 with 117 athletes from the country being punished after testing positive for banned substances.

Apr 22, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
Afghan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad charged with breaching ICC Anti-Doping Code

Afghan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad charged with breaching ICC Anti-Doping Code

Within five days from the date of the notice of the charge, Shahzad has the right to request that his B sample is analysed.

Apr 14, 2017, 00:07 AM IST