Athletics` world governing body the IAAF confirmed Thursday they are probing claims that Russia`s Olympic 20km walk champion Elena Lashmanova took part in a race despite being on a two-year doping ban.
Back into the limelight after serving a two-year ban due to a dope offence, two-time Asian Games gold medallist Mandeep Kaur on Saturday said that she has silenced her critics who thought her career was over with her feat in the just-concluded Incheon Games.
Marin Cilic hailed his maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open as a "miracle", 12 months after the towering Croatian was forced to watch the tournament from home, seething over a controversial doping ban.
After a sensational sprint double at the Diamond League finale, American Justin Gatlin admitted Tom Hanks` film character Forrest Gump had been an inspiration as he battled back from a four-year doping ban.
The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay`s 4x100 metres relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter`s doping ban, the IAAF told Reuters.
Suspended Jamaican 400 metres runner Dominique Blake is yet to decide if she will take her case to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) after her appeal was turned down against her six-year ban for a second doping violation.
Pakistan left-arm spinner Abdur Rehman was on Wednesday handed a 12-week ban by the England and Wales Cricket Board after returning positive for recreational drug cannabis in a test conducted during an English county match in August.
Eight athletes from police and paramilitary forces have tested positive during the 60th All India Police Wrestling Cluster Championship-2011 held here last month, according to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).