World Anti Doping Agency

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

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

Vladimir Putin says Russia will defend in court athletes accused of doping

Russia has been banned from next year's Winter Olympics over state-sponsored doping but the International Olympic Committee said Russian athletes would still be able to compete under a neutral flag.

published on : 14th December 2017

Russia 'not compliant' over doping as Olympics loom

World Anti-Doping Agency declined to lift its suspension of Moscow's national anti-doping body on Thursday.

published on : 16th November 2017

Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren levels fresh doping allegations on Russian footballers

FIFA insisted all players including all of the Russian squad underwent pre-competition and post-match tests in Brazil.

published on : 28th June 2017