To curb incidence of people addicted to drugs joining state government service, the Punjab government Thursday announced that dope testing will be mandatory for recruitment to all departments under it.
Should politicians be put under the scanner of dope test? The issue has been raised by the former Director General of Prisons, Shashikant.
The dope menace returned to haunt
India with two weightlifters being tested positive for banned
substance in the Continental Clubs Grand Prix at Penang in
Malaysia in December last year.
World cycling chiefs said Saturday they would look to resolve “as quickly as possible” the doping controversy surrounding Tour de France champion Alberto Contador.
Olympic silver medallist Davide Rebellin has had a two-year ban for doping confirmed by the Monaco Cycling Federation (FMC) on Saturday.
Admitting that the menace of
doping was rampant in the country, the Sports Ministry today
disclosed that 103 Indian sports-persons, including juniors
have flunked dope test in the last eight months.
Pakistan athletics have been rocked by fresh charges of doping after eight top athletes failed tests at the National Championship held in Islamabad last month.
Two years after she was dumped out of the Beijing Olympics for flunking a dope test, Indian woman lifter Monica Devi said she wants to silence her critics by winning a Gold medal in CWG.
Sport Ministry published a report on the number of sportspersons, who failed dope test in last four years.
British tennis player Andy Murray has expressed frustration over the ‘intrusive’ drug-testing protocol and said that the “in your face” way that these tests are done is annoying.
Richard Gasquet is confident the CAS will accept he took cocaine inadvertently when they rule on an appeal against a decision allowing him to return from a doping ban.
Three Brazilian athletes have been suspended for two years after testing positive for a banned substance, the Brazilian Athletics Confederation (CBAt) said on Thursday.
Yohan Blake, a training partner of triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt, is one of the five athletes who have tested for a banned substance, the a sports magazine reported on Saturday.
Five Jamaican athletes have fallen foul of anti-doping tests carried out in the Caribbean country, a Jamaican newspaper said on Friday.
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