Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju holds meeting with WADA President Witold Banka, reiterates India's commitment to clean sport

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju held an online meeting with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Witold Banka on Wednesday (September 8, 2020) and reiterated India's commitment towards promoting Clean Sports.

Sep 09, 2020, 22:52 PM IST

Kenyan marathon star Wilson Kipsang banned for 4 years for anti-doping rules violations

World Athletics said Kipsang, a bronze medallist at the 2012 Olympics, had four whereabouts failures between April 2018 and May 2019.

Jul 04, 2020, 12:07 PM IST

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna Award after being cleared of doping charge

Chanu had won back-to-back gold medals in the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games in the 48kg and 53kg categories respectively.

Jun 25, 2020, 17:45 PM IST

WADA to investigate International Weightlifting Federation doping allegations

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has begun an investigation into doping violations after an inquiry led by Richard McLaren uncovered 40 positive adverse analytical findings hidden in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) records.

Jun 16, 2020, 10:59 AM IST

International Weightlifting Federation chief Tamas Ajan resigns amid corruption probe

International Weightlifting Federation president Tamas Ajan has stepped down from his role after 43 years of service in the organisation amid the ongoing investigation into alleged corruption.

Apr 16, 2020, 12:30 PM IST

Canada joins Russia in temporarily halting doping tests amid coronavirus outbreak

Athletes will continue to be required to file and maintain their whereabouts information and remain subject to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program.

Mar 30, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

Doping: Russian agency halts testing amid coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA said it was temporarily halting all testing in response to government measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

Mar 28, 2020, 17:22 PM IST

Asian Games silver medallist Albert Rop banned for doping

Asian Games 5,000m silver medallist Albert Rop, who ditched his Kenyan passport to run for Bahrain, has been banned from competition for two years on doping-related charges.

Mar 28, 2020, 09:24 AM IST

World Anti Doping Agency asks CAS for public hearing of Russia case

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said it has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for a public hearing on its case for Russia's exclusion from international sporting competitions. WADA imposed a four-year ban on Russia over what it considers a state-sponsored doping scheme.

Feb 04, 2020, 15:11 PM IST

Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan gets one-year ban for dope test failure

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on Thursday handed former Asian silver medallist boxer Sumit Sangwan a one-year suspension for failing a dope test.

Dec 27, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

What is the way to ensure timely analysis of samples: BCCI to NADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in New Delhi for six months.

Aug 24, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

Caeleb Dressel breaks Michael Phelps' record with 8 medals as World Swimming Championships concludes

The U.S. sprint specialist became the first swimmer to win eight medals at a single world championships, taking down Olympic great Michael Phelps`s 10-year-old 100 metres butterfly world record for good measure.

Jul 29, 2019, 12:01 PM IST

Swimming: Australia's Shayna Jack admits to positive dope test

The 20-year-old freestyle swimmer, who won two relay silvers and a bronze at the 2017 world championships, made the admission in an Instagram post.

Jul 27, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

WADA vindicated over its decision to readmit RUSADA: President Craig Reedie

RUSADA was suspended in 2015 after a WADA-commissioned report outlined evidence of systematic, state-backed doping in Russian athletics. 

Mar 13, 2019, 20:41 PM IST

IAAF maintains Russia's athletics ban over doping

Russia`s athletics federation (RUSAF) has been suspended since 2015 following a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report that found evidence of widespread doping in the sport.

Mar 11, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Paralympics: World body to lift Russia ban, with conditions

Russia has been barred from international Paralympic competitions since August 2016, over allegations of state-sponsored doping similar to the ones that led to the suspension of its athletics federation and anti-doping agency.

Feb 08, 2019, 16:18 PM IST

Narsingh Yadav moves Delhi HC, seeks speedy completion of CBI probe into doping allegations

The Indian wrestler has been facing doping charges after being tested positive for methandienone following two anti-doping tests conducted by the NADA on June 25 and July 5 ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Jan 21, 2019, 13:04 PM IST

WADA to audit Russian anti-doping agency (RUSADA) in December

WADA said in a statement that it would conduct a follow-up compliance audit of Moscow-based RUSADA on Dec. 11-12. 

Oct 16, 2018, 23:13 PM IST

WADA responds to allegations, says didn't put money above clean sport on Russia

WADA decision of reinstating the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) followed athletes and other anti-doping bodies' wrath.  

Sep 24, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Russia's anti-doping agency to be reinstated, confirms WADA

RUSADA was suspended in 2015 following allegations of widespread state-sponsored doping.

Sep 20, 2018, 20:42 PM IST