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Methylhexaneamine doping hearing adjourned for Sept 19

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 17:56

The methylhexaneamine dope scandal that rocked the 2010 Commonwealth Games continues to drag with the hearing into the case adjourned till September 19 after the lawyer representing the 11 implicated athletes sought to point out procedural lapses by the National Dope Testing Laboratory.

Yuri accuses SAI of poor standards

Last Updated: Friday, July 08, 2011, 16:53

A couple of days after being sacked, Ukraine based India`s athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik on Friday accused Sports Authority of India (SAI) for the poor standards at NIS Patiala.

One-member committee to look into dope scandal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 07, 2011, 17:49

In the wake of one of the biggest dope scandals in the country, the government appointed Justice (retd) Mukul Mudgal to enquire into all aspects of the fiasco.

Doping in any sport is a concern: Gambhir

Last Updated: Thursday, July 07, 2011, 00:00

After star shuttler Sania Nehwal, it was India`s prolific opener Gautam Gambhir`s turn to express his concern about the doping menace that has affected the sporting fraternity in the past few days.

Akkunji claims innocence, blames food supplements

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 22:56

Asian Games double gold medallist Ashwini Akkunji, who failed the dope test, claimed innocence and blamed the vitamin supplements that they consumed on the recommendation of their coach as the source of the anabolic steroids.

Chemist shops near NIS in trouble

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 17:33

The Punjab state government has promised to take stern measures against the chemist shops located near the National Institute of Sports (NIS) Patiala.

Mandeep asks for food supplements to be examined

Last Updated: Saturday, July 02, 2011, 14:01

India`s leading quarter-milers Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu have asked for their vitamin food supplements to be examined which they said were the cause of their returning positive.

`The dots in dope case don`t seem to connect`

Last Updated: Friday, July 01, 2011, 22:34

Former national sprint champion and Olympian Adille Sumariwalla on Friday expressed surprise and scepticism at the dope shame that has enveloped Indian athletics with six athletes flunking the test.

NSFs should start doping awareness programme: Gill

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 07, 2010, 17:54

Against the backdrop of a series of positive dope tests, Sports Minister M S Gill today said the national federations should introduce educational programmes to make the sportspersons aware of the doping menace.