Punjab makes dope test mandatory for government jobs

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.

Dope test of Punjab politicians!

Should politicians be put under the scanner of dope test? The issue has been raised by the former Director General of Prisons, Shashikant.

Two lifters fail dope tests in continental club meet

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.

UCI looking to clear Contador case up ‘quickly’

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 cyclist Rebellin’s two-year ban confirmed

Olympic silver medallist Davide Rebellin has had a two-year ban for doping confirmed by the Monaco Cycling Federation (FMC) on Saturday.

103 players tested positive this year: Sports Ministry

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.

Eight Pak athletes fail dope test; face two-year ban

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.

Monica Devi looks for revival in CWG

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.

`101 athletes flunked dope test till July 2010`

Sport Ministry published a report on the number of sportspersons, who failed dope test in last four years.

Murray frustrated by “in your face” drug-tests

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.

Gasquet confident before doping ban appeal

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 banned for two years

Three Brazilian athletes have been suspended for two years after testing positive for a banned substance, the Brazilian Athletics Confederation (CBAt) said on Thursday.

Blake among athletes to fail dope test: Report

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 runners test positive

Five Jamaican athletes have fallen foul of anti-doping tests carried out in the Caribbean country, a Jamaican newspaper said on Friday.