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WADA adopts new powers to nip doping in the bud

WADA adopts new powers to nip doping in the bud

The World Anti-Doping Agency, meeting in Lausanne this week, has adopted new powers designed to nip in the bud the kind of state-sponsored doping scheme that was allowed to flourish in Russia from 2011-2015.

Mar 22, 2018, 22:02 PM IST
WADA President confident on Russia despite apparent impasse

WADA President confident on Russia despite apparent impasse

Reedie also told Reuters that he hoped world soccer`s ruling body FIFA would clear up allegations of doping in Russian football before this year`s World Cup in Russia starting in June. 

Mar 22, 2018, 10:39 AM IST
WADA says Russia making slow progress towards reinstatement

WADA says Russia making slow progress towards reinstatement

The head of the world anti-doping agency (WADA) complained on Wednesday of slow progress by Russian authorities towards making the country’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA) compliant with international standards.

Mar 21, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
Athletics: IAAF extends Russia's ban, warns of new sanctions

Athletics: IAAF extends Russia's ban, warns of new sanctions

Russia has been banned from the sport since November 2015 after the McLaren report discovered widespread doping. 

Mar 07, 2018, 16:54 PM IST
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
WADA says Russia still not compliant on anti-doping

WADA says Russia still not compliant on anti-doping

In a statement issued Sunday night, WADA said it "acknowledges" the IOC`s latest move but pointed out that Russia is still not adhering to the World Anti-Doping Code.

Feb 26, 2018, 12:16 PM IST
Failing to meet required standards, WADA suspends Romanian laboratory for six months

Failing to meet required standards, WADA suspends Romanian laboratory for six months

The world anti-doping body imposed the sanction on the laboratory 'due to a number of non-confirmities' with regulations. 

Feb 16, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
WADA lifts suspension of Paris anti-doping laboratory

WADA lifts suspension of Paris anti-doping laboratory

The Paris laboratory, where disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong`s samples were tested, was suspended on Oct. 31 after it self-reported analytical issues.

Dec 22, 2017, 13:15 PM IST
Russia to learn 2018 Paralympic fate in January: IPC

Russia to learn 2018 Paralympic fate in January: IPC

Russia were suspended by the IPC in August 2016 following revelations of widespread state-sponsored doping uncovered in a report by Richard McLaren on behalf of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

Dec 20, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Cycling: Chris Froome being investigated by WADA for the use of salbutamol

Cycling: Chris Froome being investigated by WADA for the use of salbutamol

Chris Froome's problem is that he exceeded the accepted level of salbutamol of 1000ng per millilitre in a urine sample on September 7 in one of around 20 such tests he gave during the Tour of Spain, which would be the equivalent of around four or five puffs on an inhaler. His reported level was 2000ng/ml.

Dec 13, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
Here's how IOC nailed Russia: Key findings of the Samuel Schmid report on state-sponsored doping

Here's how IOC nailed Russia: Key findings of the Samuel Schmid report on state-sponsored doping

The commission based its findings on an independent report by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren that was commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency and published last year.

Dec 06, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
Olympics: How the Russian doping scandal has unfolded

Olympics: How the Russian doping scandal has unfolded

The International Olympic Committee is expected to decide on Tuesday, whether to ban Russia from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Dec 04, 2017, 20:46 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
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