Doping

US decathlon champion Garrett Scantling out for Paris after missed doping tests 

The US Anti-Doping Agency said on Friday that the 29-year-old Scantling, who won national championships earlier this year, had accepted a three-year ban retroactive to June 27.

published on : 19th November 2022

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

Two national meet medallists fail dope test

During the course of the probe, Renu in a written submission had said while she was in conversation with the NADA official, some girl threatened to kill her.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Russian runner stripped of 2012 Olympics title for doping

Antyukh was already serving a four-year ban in a previous case judged by the Court or Arbitration for Sport last year that stripped her results from 2013 to 2015.

published on : 24th October 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

Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added

The agency was asked to review the status of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, after the case of United States sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, who did not go to the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.

published on : 23rd September 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

Big setback for India as top athletes test positive for doping

Days away from CWG, Dhanalakshmi and Aishwarya's tests brings the focus back on the menace of doping.

published on : 20th July 2022

Doping horror lingers over Indian athletics as under-23 national champ tests positive for banned substances

In another embarrassing turn of events for Indian athletics, three athletes tested positive for banned substances and have been sanctioned.

published on : 4th July 2022

Swiss sprinter Alex Wilson banned for four years for steroid use

The Swiss Olympic tribunal now ruled that 31-year-old Wilson intended to use doping and imposed a ban that runs into April 2025. He can appeal against the verdict at CAS.

published on : 28th June 2022

Russian canoeists banned for being in state doping program

Three Russian canoeists including a gold medalist at the 2012 London Olympics were banned for being part of the state-backed doping program eight years ago.

published on : 10th June 2022

NADA to collect dope samples from all medals winners at athletics Nationals

The NADA will collect samples from all medal winners at the ongoing National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships instead of taking random samples for testing.

published on : 10th June 2022
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