In 2020, India’s AAF percentage was almost double at 4.6 per cent – 55 out of 1186 samples.
The ban period for the Uttar Pradesh athlete had begun on October 21, 2021, and after Tuesday's order, he is free to compete now.
Usha was speaking ahead of the inaugural 'Khasdar Krida Mahotsav'. To a query on weeding out doping, Usha called it a major issue.
Not always do we hear about three wrestlers evading dope tests and a bridge player testing positive for banned substances.
Two medallists from the Khelo India University Games too have returned positive.
Unlike previous years, this time there are hardly any obscure names with Olympic, Asiad, Commonwealth Games to Worlds, Asian medallists, figuring on the list.
At least six top Indian athletes were caught for using banned drugs and the run-up to the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, as usual, was marred by a series of dope-positive cases.
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.
National Anti-Doping Agency not convinced with player's explanation, slaps four-year suspension
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.
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.
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.
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
There is evidence of increase in blood doping... like EPO, human growth hormones, etc. Even in India the trend is noticeable
Though the NDTL test confirmed the presence of banned steroids, the AIU found inconsistency in its flow in the body.
India is hosting the third World Anti-Doping Agency Athlete Biological Passport Symposium from Wednesday to Friday.
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
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.
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.
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.