Indian women athletes test positive for drugs

Indian women athletes, including Melbourne Commonwealth Games gold medalist Geeta Rani have tested positive for drugs.

Leander Paes undergoes dope test
Leander Paes undergoes dope test

Indian tennis star Leander Paes underwent a routine dope test conducted by National Anti-doping Agency (NADA) officials Wednesday.

I have been treated badly for years by authorities: Seema Punia
I have been treated badly for years by authorities: Seema Punia

 Livid with detractors for casting aspersions on her achievements because of a dope-tainted past, Asian Games gold medallist discus thrower Seema Punia on Tuesday said she has been "ill-treated" by authorities, including the national federation, for many years now.

Ashwini vows to get India another medal

Keen to make an impression a year after her doping ban ended in July 2013, India`s premier athlete Ashwini Akkunji is eyeing a medal in the individual 400 meter hurdle at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

German FA to go for stringent drug testing measures

The German Football Association (DFB) say they plan to strengthen the fight against doping from next season by doubling the amount of blood tests.

HC dismisses IOA`s plea challenging National Sports Code

The Delhi High Court today rejected Indian Olympic Association`s plea challenging the Centre`s power to legislate sports in the country through the guidelines of National Sports Code aimed at bringing transparency in the functioning of the sports bodies along with fixed tenure and age-limit for office-bearers.

CWG bronze medalist set to lose state honour for dope taint

Commonwealth Games bronze medallist boxer Dilbag Singh is all set to lose the Haryana government`s sporting award bestowed on him this year due to a dope test he failed in 2011.

NADA makes expert panel to boost anti-doping campaign

In order to strengthen its education and awareness program for athletes, the National Anti-Doping Agency has constituted an expert group to identify, advice and formulate a plan for this initiative.

BCCI appoints Chandran as Lead Doping Control Officer in IPL 7

Sports medicine expert Dr P S M Chandran was today appointed Lead Doping Control Officer for the seventh edition of Indian Premier League, the first leg of which has started in the UAE.

Delhi HC allows weightlifter Monika Devi to participate in championship

The Delhi High Court Thursday allowed woman weightlifter L. Monika Devi to participate in Nation Senior Women Weightlifting Championship 2014, scheduled to be held in Nagpur from March 28.

NADA Appeals Panel re-instates wrestlers Tomar, Khatri

Wrestlers Rajeev Tomar and Mausam Khatri`s two-year suspension imposed by the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (NADP) for flunking a dope Test just before the 2010 Commonwealth Games has been revoked nine months before the end of the term by the appellate body of the NADA.

Top lifter flunks dope test, doping returns in weightlifting

Dope shame returned to haunt Indian weightlifting once again with 2011 Commonwealth Championships gold medallist lifter Rupinder Singh returning positive for an anabolic steroid in the test conducted in December last year.

500 Indian athletes fail dope tests in nearly five years

In what may come as an embarrassing revelation for India`s anti-doping machinery, 500 sportspersons, mostly weightlifters and track-and-field athletes, have failed drug tests conducted by NADA in the last four and a half years.

CAS overturns NADA panel ruling; hands 2-year ban on judoka

Judoka Nirupama Devi has been handed a two-year ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sports in Switzerland after two panels of National Anti-Doping Agency here only reprimanded her in a case of Methylhexaneamine (MHA) doping.

Swimmer Pansare`s dope ban period reduced to one year

The National Anti-Doping Appeal Panel has reduced the ban period of swimmer Jyotsna Pansare from two years to one.

279 sportspersons have flunked dope tests in last 2 years

More than 250 sportspersons have flunked dope tests conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) in the last two years with powerlifters and weightlifters topping the drug offenders` list.

Vijender welcome to join camp any time: DG SAI

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has no issues on Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh joining the camp here any time as he has got clearance from the NADA.

Vijender Singh’s drug test negative: Sports Ministry

New Delhi: In a huge sigh of relief for Indian boxer Vijender Singh, National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) announced on Tuesday that the boxer has tested negative in the drug test.

NADA may release Vijender Singh`s test reports today

National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) is likely to release the test reports of Olympian Vijender Singh on Friday.

Vijender’s test reports likely to come by Friday

National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) is likely to release the test reports of Olympian Vijender Singh by Friday.