Doping In-athletics

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NADA bans javelin thrower Amit Dahiya for four years for sending proxy to furnish dope sample
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NADA bans javelin thrower Amit Dahiya for four years for sending proxy to furnish dope sample

Haryana's Amit Dahiya has been banned for four years for evading dope sample collection by sending a proxy during the National Javelin Throw Open Championships last year

Russian anti-doping chief Yuri Ganus calls for reform of athletics federation to lift suspension
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Russian anti-doping chief Yuri Ganus calls for reform of athletics federation to lift suspension

In five-page letter, Yuri Ganus, head of Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA, said the country needed to dismiss all national team coaches and create an international working group to help investigate doping cases in the country.

Nike comes out in support of tainted athletics coach Alberto Salazar despite USADA's four-year doping ban
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Nike comes out in support of tainted athletics coach Alberto Salazar despite USADA's four-year doping ban

US sportswear giant Nike on Tuesday gave its backing to athletics coach Alberto Salazar after he was banned for four years for doping.

US sprint star Christian Coleman risks ban after missing three drug tests: Reports
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US sprint star Christian Coleman risks ban after missing three drug tests: Reports

Britain's Daily Mail and The Times newspaper reported that Coleman, a late withdrawal from last Sunday's Diamond League meeting in Birmingham, is challenging one of the alleged "whereabouts" failures.

'I cheat because others cheat' admits Kenyan athlete as country struggles against rising doping cases
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'I cheat because others cheat' admits Kenyan athlete as country struggles against rising doping cases

Kenya was forced to confront its doping problem in 2016 when a string of high-profile scandals almost saw the country blacklisted from the Olympic Games in Rio.

Former Kenyan Olympic champion runner Asbel Kiprop vows to clear name after being given four-year ban for doping
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Former Kenyan Olympic champion runner Asbel Kiprop vows to clear name after being given four-year ban for doping

Kenya's former Olympic and world 1500m champion Asbel Kiprop has vowed to fight on to clear his name after being handed a four-year suspension for doping.

Russian Anti-Doping Agency chief Yury Ganus asks President Vladimir Putin to give WADA access to Moscow laboratory
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Russian Anti-Doping Agency chief Yury Ganus asks President Vladimir Putin to give WADA access to Moscow laboratory

In September, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) lifted a ban on RUSADA, paving the way for Russian athletes to return to competition across all sports.

Javelin thrower Amit Kumar tests positive for banned substance; handed provisional suspension by AFI
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Javelin thrower Amit Kumar tests positive for banned substance; handed provisional suspension by AFI

Amit, who had won a silver at the Federation Cup before the bronze at the Inter-State Meet, could not make it to the Asian Games team as he fell short of the 81m mark.

Winter Olympics 2018: Women's ice hockey semis, Jan Smeekins quest for gold and other events on Day 10
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Winter Olympics 2018: Women's ice hockey semis, Jan Smeekins quest for gold and other events on Day 10

World champion Jan Smeekens leads a strong Dutch challenge and hopes to finally realise his lifetime ambition of winning an individual Olympic gold medal.

Narsingh Yadav, Inderjeet Singh scandal: Other Indian athletes caught in doping web in the past
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Narsingh Yadav, Inderjeet Singh scandal: Other Indian athletes caught in doping web in the past

Narsingh Yadav and Inderjeet Singh are not the only Indian sportspeople to have been caught for doping in the past, with the likes of Seema Punia, etc.