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South Africa’s Zubayr Hamza Suspended By ICC For Doping Violation

South Africa’s Zubayr Hamza Suspended By ICC For Doping Violation

All of Zubayr Hamza's individual performances between January 17 to March 22, 2022 have been disqualified.

18 May 2022
Would Adding Minimum Age Limit For Olympic Games Protect Youth Athletes From Doping?

Would Adding Minimum Age Limit For Olympic Games Protect Youth Athletes From Doping?

Concerns about youth doping were amplified at the Beijing Olympic Winter Games following the news that Kamila Valieva had tested positive for the banned...

21 February 2022

National Dope Testing Laboratory Gets Back WADA Recognition: Sports Minister

India is currently third in the WADA's global list of dope violators led by Russia. The WADA first suspended NDTL in August 2019 for a period of six months and...

Sports Minister Introduces Anti-doping Bill, Which Empowers NADA, In Lok Sabha

Sports Minister Introduces Anti-doping Bill, Which Empowers NADA, In Lok Sabha

Anti-doping Bill seeks to give NADA powers of 'investigation, levying sanctions for Anti-Doping Rule Violations, the disciplinary procedures to be adopted and...

17 December 2021

Doping: Russian Triathlete Becomes First Disqualification From Tokyo Olympics

Igor Polyanskiy admitted doping with EPO, an endurance boosting hormone, ahead of the Olympics and is banned until during the 2024 Paris Games.

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22 June 2021
Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang Banned Again, Misses Tokyo Olympics

Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang Banned Again, Misses Tokyo Olympics

Rivals branded Sun Yang a drug cheat at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and two competitors refused to stand with him on medal podiums at the 2019 world...


22 June 2021
Russian Athlete Cleared Of Doping Caused By Baby Son's Pills

Russian Athlete Cleared Of Doping Caused By Baby Son's Pills

Sergei Shubenkov, 2015 world champion in 110 meters hurdles, tested positive for 'a low concentration' of a diuretic called acetazolamide in December


15 June 2021
Suspended India Wrestler, Sumit Malik Says He Was On Painkillers

Suspended India Wrestler, Sumit Malik Says He Was On Painkillers

Sumit Malik had secured the 125kg category quota for the Tokyo Olympics last month but was handed a suspension for failing his dope test


04 June 2021
Doping Scandal Hits Indian Wrestling Again Before An Olympics, This Time It is Sumit Malik

Doping Scandal Hits Indian Wrestling Again Before An Olympics, This Time It is Sumit Malik

Ahead of the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Narsingh Yadav was caught for using banned substances


18 May 2021
US Holds $2.93 million As It Seeks Reforms From World Anti-Doping Agency

US Holds $2.93 million As It Seeks Reforms From World Anti-Doping Agency

Last summer, the White House drug-control office had suggested that the US did not get its money's worth from what it gives to WADA each year.


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28 January 2021
Biathlon Report Outlines Corruption, Russian Cover-Ups

Biathlon Report Outlines Corruption, Russian Cover-Ups

The report, published in a redacted version Thursday, accuses former IBU president Anders Besseberg of intensely lobbying for Russia's interests


28 January 2021
Biathlon Report Outlines Corruption, Russian Cover-Ups

Biathlon Report Outlines Corruption, Russian Cover-Ups

The report, published in a redacted version Thursday, accuses former IBU president Anders Besseberg of intensely lobbying for Russia's interests


24 December 2020
Swiss Court Overturns Swimmer Sun Yang's Doping Ban, Sends Case Back To CAS

Swiss Court Overturns Swimmer Sun Yang's Doping Ban, Sends Case Back To CAS

At stake in a second CAS hearing would be Yang's chance to compete at the pandemic-delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics now set for July 2021.


17 December 2020
Court Of Arbitration For Sport's Ruling: A Small Win for Russia

Court Of Arbitration For Sport's Ruling: A Small Win for Russia

Russia can use team name at major events if the words "Neutral Athlete" or "Neutral Team" have equal prominence


17 December 2020
Russia Banned From Tokyo Olympics, Qatar World Cup As CAS Reduces Ban To Two Years

Russia Banned From Tokyo Olympics, Qatar World Cup As CAS Reduces Ban To Two Years

Russia will be unable to field teams at the upcoming Olympics, Winter Olympics or football World Cup after CAS upheld a ban for breaching anti-doping rules.


17 December 2020
India Pledges $1 Million To World Anti-Doping Agency For Scientific Research

India Pledges $1 Million To World Anti-Doping Agency For Scientific Research

India's donation comes at a time when its anti-doping program has been affected by suspension of National Dope Testing Laboratory


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07 December 2020
India Doping: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Urges WADA To Lift Suspension, Says NDTL Has Taken Corrective Steps

India Doping: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Urges WADA To Lift Suspension, Says NDTL Has Taken Corrective Steps

The world anti-doping watchdog (WADA) first suspended NDTL's accreditation in August 2019 for a period of six months, then extended the ban citing...


10 November 2020
Andrea Iannone Given Four-year Ban After CAS Upholds WADA Appeal

Andrea Iannone Given Four-year Ban After CAS Upholds WADA Appeal

CAS have upheld an appeal from WADA asking for Andrea Iannone's doping ban to be extended to four years


10 November 2020
Brenton Rickard Caught In Doping, Australia Could Lose 2012 Olympic Medal

Brenton Rickard Caught In Doping, Australia Could Lose 2012 Olympic Medal

CAS said the case between Brenton Rickard and the International Olympic Committee was heard by video link. The court did not set a timeline for a verdict.


23 July 2020
India Awarded Asian Games Mixed Relay Gold, Winning Gold By Default Less Fun, Says Poovamma

India Awarded Asian Games Mixed Relay Gold, Winning Gold By Default Less Fun, Says Poovamma

The Indian quartet of Mohammed Anas, MR Poovamma, Hima Das and Arokia Rajiv had clocked 3:15:71 behind Bahrain (3:11:89). Anu Raghavan had clocked 56.92 to...


22 July 2020
Jolt To India's Tokyo Olympics Preparations, WADA Extends Suspension Of National Dope Testing Lab

Jolt To India's Tokyo Olympics Preparations, WADA Extends Suspension Of National Dope Testing Lab

WADA first suspended NDTL in August last year for a period of six months. A fresh round of inspection, much to the embarrassment of India, showed that...


10 June 2020
Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu Cleared Of Doping Charge By IWF; Indian Lifters Demands Answers And Compensation

Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu Cleared Of Doping Charge By IWF; Indian Lifters Demands Answers And Compensation

Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu said the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has robbed her of the chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics due to its...


29 May 2020
Indian Long-distance Runner Kiranjeet Kaur Banned For 4 Years For Doping

Indian Long-distance Runner Kiranjeet Kaur Banned For 4 Years For Doping

The National Dope Testing Laboratory has been under suspension from the World Anti-Doping Agency and so Kiranjeet Kaur's samples were tested in the WADA...


22 May 2020
No Meaningful Link Between TUEs And Olympic Medals: WADA Study

No Meaningful Link Between TUEs And Olympic Medals: WADA Study

The WADA study examined athletes with TUEs at the 2012 London and 2016 Rio Summer Olympics and the 2010 Vancouver, 2014 Sochi and 2018 Pyeongchang Winter...


12 May 2020
Ukraine Striker Artem Besedin Banned For Soviet Space Stimulant Use

Ukraine Striker Artem Besedin Banned For Soviet Space Stimulant Use

Artem Besedin had in his system traces of the prohibited stimulant Fonturacetam, originally produced in 1983 to help astronauts from the former Soviet Union...


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