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WADA refers Kamila Valieva doping case to CAS
Sports

WADA refers Kamila Valieva doping case to CAS

Last month, WADA warned the Russian Anti-Doping Agency to speed up its investigation into Valieva.

Simona Halep provisionally suspended for doping; says she will fight to clean her name
Tennis

Simona Halep provisionally suspended for doping; says she will fight to clean her name

Traces of banned substance Roxadustat were found in urine sample of Simona Halep, who gave the test during US Open.

Tokyo Olympic athlete Kamalpreet Kaur banned for three years for use of steroid
Sports

Tokyo Olympic athlete Kamalpreet Kaur banned for three years for use of steroid

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) banned Kamalpreet Kaur for three years after the discus thrower flunked a dope test in March.

Indian footballer Ashutosh Mehta banned for two years for dope offence
Football

Indian footballer Ashutosh Mehta banned for two years for dope offence

Ashutosh Mehta tested positive for a banned substance after his samples were collected by National Anti-doping Agency while playing for ATK Mohun Bagan during Indian Super League last season. The football can appeal against the dope offence.

Indian Commonwealth Games medallist under dope scanner after morphine found in sample
Sports

Indian Commonwealth Games medallist under dope scanner after morphine found in sample

An Indian medallist in a para-sport event in the recent Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 is currently under the dope scanner after Morphine, a prohibited substance under the WADA Code, was found in his urine sample

2012 Olympic finalist banned using evidence from Russian lab
Sports

2012 Olympic finalist banned using evidence from Russian lab

Irina Tarasova was banned for two years and disqualified from all her shot put results between July 2012 and July 2016, the Athletics Integrity Unit said.

Timely action needed against those indulging in doping, says PT Usha
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Timely action needed against those indulging in doping, says PT Usha

In her maiden speech in Rajya Sabha, Usha, who was participating in the discussion on the National Anti-Doping Bill, said the country ranks third in the number of individuals who tested positive for steroids and were punished for doping.

National Anti-Doping Bill gets parliament nod
Sports

National Anti-Doping Bill gets parliament nod

Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill which seeks to provide a statutory framework for the functioning of the National Anti-Doping Agency and the National Dope Testing Laboratory.

CWG-bound athletes Dhanalakshmi, Aishwarya Babu flunk dope tests
Sports

CWG-bound athletes Dhanalakshmi, Aishwarya Babu flunk dope tests

Sprinter Dhanalakshmi. who outpaced Dutee Chand and Hima Das this year, returned positive for a banned steroid in a dope test conducted abroad by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) of the World Athletics.

World Athletics Championships: Olympic medalist Nijel Amos suspended for doping; out of Oregon showdown
Sports

World Athletics Championships: Olympic medalist Nijel Amos suspended for doping; out of Oregon showdown

The Athletics Integrity Unit said on Tuesday that the 28-year-old mid-distance runner gave a sample on 4 June, which was found to contain GW1516 (an experimental drug that can modify the body's metabolism but has been considered too dangerous for human use).

Sports minister launches Made-in-India Anti-Doping test chemicals
India

Sports minister launches Made-in-India Anti-Doping test chemicals

With the creation of these Reference Materials, NDTL has earned itself the recognition of being one of the few labs in the world where such RMs have been developed

South African batter Zubayr Hamza provisionally suspended for failing out-of-competition dope test
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South African batter Zubayr Hamza provisionally suspended for failing out-of-competition dope test

Hamza's dope sample collected out-of-competition on 17 January this year has been found to contain Furosemide, a prohibited substance under the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Ukrainian skier Valentyna Kaminska fails dope test, provisionally suspended
Sports

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Ukrainian skier Valentyna Kaminska fails dope test, provisionally suspended

Kaminska, 34, tested positive for an anabolic steroid and two other banned substances, the International Testing Agency (ITA) said in a statement.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kremlin 'fully supports' skater Kamila Valieva amid doping row
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kremlin 'fully supports' skater Kamila Valieva amid doping row

"And we say to Kamila: don't hide your face. You are a Russian — perform and defeat everybody," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Russian Olympic Committee says skater Kamila Valieva has right to compete
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Russian Olympic Committee says skater Kamila Valieva has right to compete

In a statement, the ROC said Valieva has "the right to train and take part in competitions in full without restrictions until the Court of Arbitration for Sport decides otherwise."

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Russia's Kamila Valieva — 'fragile little girl' in doping spotlight
Sports

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Russia's Kamila Valieva — 'fragile little girl' in doping spotlight

On Friday, the International Testing Agency confirmed a test done by Valieva at the Russian championships had come back positive for trimetazidine, a substance banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

Explained: The drug behind Russia's Beijing Winter Olympics skating case
Sports

Explained: The drug behind Russia's Beijing Winter Olympics skating case

Here's a look at the drug that Kamila Valieva of the Russia Olympic Committee is suspected of taking, and how the situation might play out in coming days.

WADA report names India among the world's biggest doping violators
Sports

WADA report names India among the world's biggest doping violators

According to WADA, 152 (17 percent of the world total) Anti-doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) were reported in India in 2019

Athletics coach Alberto Salazar loses CAS appeal against suspension, say reports
Sports

Athletics coach Alberto Salazar loses CAS appeal against suspension, say reports

The 63-year-old former head of the now-shuttered Nike Oregon Project was suspended in 2019 for a catalogue of drugs violations.