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

Javelin thrower Shivpal free to compete after NADA Appeal Panel reduces ban period

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.

published on : 10th January 2023

IOA president PT Usha calls for increased out-of-competition tests to counter doping

Usha was speaking ahead of the inaugural 'Khasdar Krida Mahotsav'. To a query on weeding out doping, Usha called it a major issue.

published on : 7th 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

Two more medallists at national meet tested positive for banned substance

Two medallists from the Khelo India University Games too have returned positive.

published on : 4th 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

Historic show by Neeraj Chopra and CWG stars but dope cases shame nation again

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.

published on : 23rd December 2022

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
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