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India's dope testing laboratory suspended by WADA

The NDTL is the only laboratory in the country responsible for human sports dope testing. 

Aug 23, 2019, 12:55 PM IST

Seven more Russian weightlifters banned for doping violation

The International Weightlifting Federation said on Friday the seven had been charged based on data from the Moscow anti-doping laboratory.

Aug 17, 2019, 13:17 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

Former Manchester City midfielder Nasir doping ban increased to 18-months after appeal

Former Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has had his doping ban increased to 18 months following an appeal against the original six-month sanction, European football’s governing body UEFA has said.

Aug 02, 2018, 11:16 AM IST

Peru's Paolo Guerrero cleared to feature in World Cup

 34-year-old Peruvian striker Paolo Guerrero has been cleared to feature in the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia after his ban for doping was lifted by the Swiss Federal Court on Thursday.

Jun 01, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

Russian officials admit to 'systemic doping scheme'

Senior Russian sports officials have admitted to "some unacceptable manipulations of the anti-doping system" and the existence of a "systemic doping scheme" in a letter to international sports leaders.

May 25, 2018, 21:35 PM IST

World anti-doping body refuses to lift Russia suspension

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) maintained its suspension of Russia on Thursday, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Nov 16, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

ICC backs BCCI's private anti-doping policy: Report

The situation may lead to a BCCI vs Sports Ministry faceoff, and it remains to be seen if the Indian cricket board remains adamant on not adhering to the ministry's diktat asking NADA to dope-test cricketers.

Oct 31, 2017, 09:42 AM IST

Blood testing to start at ICC Champions Trophy in anti-doping drive: Report

The samples taken during the tournament will be preserved for 10 years and fresh samples will be collected once every six months.

Feb 04, 2017, 22:52 PM IST

WADA to set up new dope testing body with IOC's backing: Report

The statement added that WADA will remain in control of regulatory and compliance in the anti-doping fight but that the new testing body will have responsibility for testing athletes.

Oct 08, 2016, 18:26 PM IST

High-stakes summit eyes anti-doping overhaul

In October 2015, before the Russia scandal exploded, the IOC floated the idea that global testing could be taken over by an independent body.

Oct 08, 2016, 14:59 PM IST

WADA releases list of prohibited substances for athletes

WADA director general Olivier Niggli said the latest list was published after nine months of reviews.

Sep 30, 2016, 13:57 PM IST

Finding Fancy Bears: False clues make it tough to track WADA hackers

Many others in the cybersecurity industry see the WADA hack as a straightforward act of Russian revenge, but solid evidence is hard to find.

Sep 17, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Rio Olympics 2016: Trouble for Narsingh Yadav as WADA challenges clean chit in CAS

Narsingh had tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid -- methandienone -- in tests conducted on June 25.

Aug 16, 2016, 19:53 PM IST

Olympics: IOC slams anti-doping body as Games loom

International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach demanded a sweeping overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Aug 03, 2016, 04:40 AM IST

Russia facing Rio Olympic, Paralympic ban

Russia on Friday made a last-ditch bid to avoid a blanket ban at the Rio Games over state-run doping as a fresh batch of drug test failures from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 rocked the Olympics. 

Jul 23, 2016, 03:51 AM IST

WADA suspends accreditation of Madrid testing lab

WADA declared Spain non-compliant with agreed global anti-doping measures on March 19 this year.

Jun 07, 2016, 06:18 AM IST

Meldonium count in Maria Sharapova's blood sample exceeds permissible levels: Russian Sports Minister

Sharapova was temporarily suspended from tennis competitions as of March 12. She received a letter of notification about a positive doping test on March 2.

Apr 28, 2016, 11:58 AM IST

Tennis star Maria Sharapova lashes out at critics

Maria Sharapova hit back Friday at suggestions she received five separate warnings about changes to tennis anti-doping rules which ultimately led to her testing positive for a banned drug.

Mar 12, 2016, 05:05 AM IST

Sebastian Coe says Kenya could be banned from 2016 Rio Olympics

This could serve as a big blow for the Kenyans.

Feb 18, 2016, 10:54 AM IST