Irked over ignoring his calls, co-worker stabs woman to death in Maharashtra

A 30-year-old married woman was allegedly stabbed to death by her male co-worker after she refused to pay heed to his constant demands to meet him and interact on telephone, police said.

Reza Hassan in fresh trouble, caught by police at rave party
Reza Hassan in fresh trouble, caught by police at rave party

Facing the prospect of a ban after failing a dope test, Pakistan's left-arm spinner Reza Hassan has got into more trouble after being caught by the police at an alcohol-fuelled rave party in Lahore.

CAS dismisses swimmer's case, but also raps NADA for delay

 The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday rapped on the knuckles of National Anti-Doping Agency for "excessive" delay in disposing a dope violation case of swimmer Amar Muralidharan while dismissing his appeal against the decisions of two NADA panels after he tested positive for a banned substance in 2010.

Pak left-arm spinner Reza Hassan tests positive for cocaine
Pak left-arm spinner Reza Hassan tests positive for cocaine

Young Pakistan left-arm spinner Raza Hasan is facing a possible two-year ban from all forms of cricket after testing positive for cocaine in a dope test carried out at the WADA accredited laboratory in India.

Usain Bolt still the favourite to win at World Championship: Michael Johnson
Usain Bolt still the favourite to win at World Championship: Michael Johnson

 Four-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson on Tuesday backed multiple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt to defend his titles in 100m and 200m events at the World Championship, to be held in Beijing from August 22 to 30.

Indian women athletes test positive for drugs

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

UCI announce further anti-doping measures
UCI announce further anti-doping measures

World cycling`s governing body, the UCI, on Friday announced a number of measures to reinforce its anti-doping drive.

WADA chief visits Jamaica to check anti-doping efforts
WADA chief visits Jamaica to check anti-doping efforts

President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie arrived in Jamaica on Friday to check on the Caribbean sprint capital`s anti-doping efforts following a string of high-profile positive drug tests.

Indian bowler Mohammed Shami undergoes doping test in Australia
Indian bowler Mohammed Shami undergoes doping test in Australia

Indian pace bowler Mohammed Shami on Friday underwent a doping test in Melbourne. The International Cricket Council will conduct random testing of players during the quadrennial tournament Down Under.

Russian athletics sue over German doping claims
Russian athletics sue over German doping claims

The Russian Athletics Federation is suing German state broadcaster ARD over allegations of systematic doping in Russian athletics aired in a documentary in December.

South Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan's doping hearing
South Korean sports officials meet over Park Tae-hwan's doping hearing

A team of South Korean sports officials met Friday to discuss preparations for an upcoming doping hearing for Park Tae-hwan, a beleaguered swimmer who recently tested positive for testosterone.

Swimmer Park Tae-hwan hires foreign attorney ahead of hearing
Swimmer Park Tae-hwan hires foreign attorney ahead of hearing

South Korean swimming star Park Tae-hwan Thursday hired a foreign attorney in preparation for his international doping hearing.

South Korea's Park Tae-hwan fails doping test
South Korea's Park Tae-hwan fails doping test

South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan, who won 400 metres freestyle gold at the Beijing Olympics, has failed a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) test, his agency have confirmed.

WADA raises minimum ban for doping to four years
WADA raises minimum ban for doping to four years

Athletes convicted of doping will face a minimum four-year ban under new rules which came into effect from January 1.

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.

WADA takes 3000 samples from Russian athletes
WADA takes 3000 samples from Russian athletes

London, Dec 24 (IANS) World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) officials investigating rampant doping among Russian athletes have collected around 3,000 samples from the country, according to media reports Wednesday.

Elite sport's credibility on the line with doping issues: Arne Ljungqvist
Elite sport's credibility on the line with doping issues: Arne Ljungqvist

World Anti-Doping Authority (WADA) vice-chairman Arne Ljungqvist says that the credibility of elite sport is in danger of being lost altogether if it does not deal with a historic acceptance of doping in some quarters.

WADA decides against China swimming star appeal
WADA decides against China swimming star appeal

The World Anti-Doping agency said Wednesday that it will not appeal against a three month ban imposed against China`s controversial double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang but will warn China over the case.

Russian doping whistleblowers `have more proof`
Russian doping whistleblowers `have more proof`

The whistleblowers who made serious allegations of doping in Russian athletics insist they have more proof to back-up their accusations and are waiting to hear from the IAAF and WADA.

WADA forms commission to probe Russian doping allegations
WADA forms commission to probe Russian doping allegations

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced details of a three-man commission that will probe doping allegations in Russia, a move supported by world's athletics governing body IAAF.