Doping scandal

CBI finally registers case in wrestler Narsingh Yadav's doping scandal

The wrestler was tested positive for banned substance for about 20 days ahead of the start of the Olympic Games.

Oct 18, 2016, 19:30 PM IST

Paralympics: Excluded from Rio, Russia launches own games for banned athletes

Putin has slammed the decision as "outside the law, morality, humanity" and Russia`s state-run sports channel will not show the Games in Brazil live.

Sep 07, 2016, 23:17 PM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt's Gold dream over! Wrestling body clears Togrul Asgarov of doping charges

The world wrestling body tweeted clarifying Togrul Asgarov of Azerbaijan has never been in violation of UWW's anti-doping policy.

Sep 06, 2016, 20:04 PM IST

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav assures Narsingh Yadav of CBI Probe into doping scandal

Narsingh Yadav failed to compete at the Rio Olympics after being handed a ban by Court of Arbitration of Sports

Sep 06, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

Narsingh Yadav dope case: Grappler took banned substance intentionally, claims CAS

Narsingh`s urine sample taken out-of competition on June 25 was found to contain metabolites of methandienone and long term metabolite of methandienone.

Aug 23, 2016, 13:06 PM IST

Grappler Narsingh Yadav’s Rio Olympics participation hangs in balance as CAS delays decision

Narsingh had claimed of a conspiracy to frame him and had filed a police report in this regard, although he refrained from naming anyone.

Aug 19, 2016, 03:08 AM IST

Rio Olympics: Two dope-tainted Russian swimmers given all-clear by swimming federation

The IOC gave the federations the job of determining which Russians should be eligible after opting against a blanket ban of the country.

Aug 04, 2016, 20:08 PM IST

International Boxing Assocation shows green flag to all Russian boxers to compete at Rio Olympics

11 Russian boxers are eligible to compete at Rio 2016.

Aug 04, 2016, 18:41 PM IST

Narsingh Yadav exonerated by NADA but not yet eligible to join Indian contingent at Rio

Narsingh had appealed against the doping ban under article 10.4 of the WADA code.

Aug 01, 2016, 23:04 PM IST

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav a victim of conspiracy: Sports Minister Vijay Goel

Narsingh Yadav was exonerated of doping charges by the NADA, which concluded that he was a victim of sabotage.

Aug 01, 2016, 20:15 PM IST

Sushil Kumar delighted with NADA's clean chit for Narsingh Yadav – This is what he tweeted

The grappler was found to be a victim of conspiracy, with WFI admitting that his food and drinks were sabotaged with banned substance.

Aug 01, 2016, 18:05 PM IST

Rio Olympics to have up to 4,500 urine anti-doping tests

On top of the pre-Games testing, the IOC also conducted a comprehensive re-analysis of the samples from Beijing and London Games.

Aug 01, 2016, 05:14 AM IST

IOC set-up 3-person panel to decide fate of Russian athletes for Rio Olympics

The panel will have to make its ruling before the opening ceremony, just five days away.

Jul 31, 2016, 11:41 AM IST

Olympics: Russian weightlifting team banned from Rio

There are now 117 Russian competitors banned from the Rio Games from the 387 initially nominated by the Russian Olympic Committee.

Jul 30, 2016, 00:35 AM IST

Shot putter Inderjeet Singh passes second dope test; NADA awaits July 10 and 11 results

It has now emerged that the sample taken on June 29 has returned negative.

Jul 27, 2016, 22:30 PM IST

No control over SAI center and its activities, claims Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij

Vij said since the incident (contamination of Narsingh's food) allegedly took place at a SAI centre in the state, the local authorities too were looking into it.

Jul 27, 2016, 17:57 PM IST

Narshingh Yadav doping scandal: ‘Intruder’ who may have spiked wrestler's food identified?

If there really was an 'intruder' who spiked the wrestler Narshingh Yadav's food with banned substance, then the retribution may come too late. Wrestling Federation of India has reportedly chosen to replace him with Praveen Rana in the 74kg category of wrestling for Rio Olympics.

Jul 27, 2016, 07:15 AM IST

Narsingh Yadav Doping Scandal: Wrestler's food was spiked by an intruder, reveals hostel cook

Narsingh Yadav has asked the authorities to lodge a CBI probe in the matter as it is a clear case of conspiracy.

Jul 26, 2016, 22:11 PM IST

Satpal Singh fumes at his name being dragged in doping controversy surrounding Narsingh Yadav

A fuming Satpal said the allegations against him were absolutely baseless and was ready to face any inquiry.

Jul 26, 2016, 19:54 PM IST

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis seeks justice for Narsingh Yadav, amidst doping row

The sportsman has alleged that he was framed by rivals, who spiked his food and supplements.

Jul 26, 2016, 17:23 PM IST