Athletics tops NADA list of dope offenders 

Going by the updated list, 18 athletes, apart from long jumper Aishwarya B, have been found guilty of using World Anti-Doping Agency list of prohibited substance.

published on : 8th March 2023

Triple jumper Aishwarya banned for four years

According to Ashok Ahuja, former sports medicine head at NIS Patiala and an expert in anti-doping, this is a drug that is not used for pain management.

published on : 1st March 2023

123 doping positive cases in 2022

The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) has been doing its bit to catch dope cheats and going by the spate of recent positive cases, they are concentrating on big names across all sports.

published on : 4th February 2023

Not a good percentage for India in 2021 anti-doping testing report

In 2020, India’s AAF percentage was almost double at 4.6 per cent – 55 out of 1186 samples.

published on : 19th January 2023

Four evasion cases, bridge player in NADA’s ADDP list

Not always do we hear about three wrestlers evading dope tests and a bridge player testing positive for banned substances.

published on : 6th January 2023

RTP gets bigger with inclusion of top athletes

Unlike previous years, this time there are hardly any obscure names with Olympic, Asiad, Commonwealth Games to Worlds, Asian medallists, figuring on the list.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Basketball player blames excessive consumption of pork for returning positive dope test

National Anti-Doping Agency not convinced with player's explanation, slaps four-year suspension

published on : 3rd November 2022

In a new move, NADA takes action against athletics coach

The NADA found athletics coach Mickey Menezes violating its Anti-Doping Rule 2021 and has banned him for four years from coaching/training. It has also fined the coach Rs. 50,000.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Athlete Biological Passport has a positive effect as a deterrent: WADA official Aikin

Currently in India as part of a symposium, he explains the importance of the biological passport, what it does and their goals for the next two years

published on : 14th October 2022

Athletics Biological Passport has a positive effect as a deterrent: WADA official Aikin

There is evidence of increase in blood doping... like EPO, human growth hormones, etc. Even in India the trend is noticeable

published on : 14th October 2022

Kamalpreet gets three-year suspension for steroid offence  

Though the NDTL test confirmed the presence of banned steroids, the AIU found inconsistency in its flow in the body.

published on : 12th October 2022

World Anti-Doping Agency ABP symposium in New Delhi from today

India is hosting the third World Anti-Doping Agency Athlete Biological Passport Symposium from Wednesday to Friday.

published on : 12th October 2022

Nada testing right but lots need to be done

If random names used to surface earlier, this time, a host of top athletes, national campers and otherwise, young and old, figure on the list, revealing how deep the rot is

published on : 11th October 2022

High-profile dope cases in athletics not a healthy sign 

It took the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) almost a year to sanction and post star javelin thrower Shivpal Singh’s penalty on its website.

published on : 5th October 2022

Young dope offenders not an ideal sign

What could be embarrassing for Indian athletics, as many as six athletes are on the list of 19. Asian Games medallist M R Poovamma too figures on it.

published on : 4th August 2022

National Anti-Doping Bill gets parliament nod

With the bill's passage, India will join the club of select countries like the US, China, Japan, and France, which have their own laws related to checking doping in sports.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Anti-doping bill gets Lok Sabha nod 

Responding to debate on the bill, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anurag Thakur said it will promote sports and protect the interest of sportspersons.

published on : 27th July 2022

Two decisions in NADA’s new sanction lists stand out

Both involved steroid offences: considered the most heinous of doping offences and in which anti-doping officials are quite strict about penalties.

published on : 11th May 2022

South African batter Zubayr Hamza provisionally suspended by ICC for failing dope test

Hamza's dope sample collected out-of-competition on January 17 this year has been found to contain Furosemide, a prohibited substance under the World Anti-Doping Agency Code.

published on : 25th March 2022

Not a healthy trend: Athletes sanctioned under new WADA rule?

Among the five, two were gold medal winners at the Open national athletics championships in Andhra Pradesh last year: Taranjeet Kaur and K Naresh (senior). 

published on : 1st March 2022
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