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Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna award after International Weightlifting Federation drops doping charges
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Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna award after International Weightlifting Federation drops doping charges

A Sports Ministry source confirmed that Chanu will be conferred with the Arjuna award as per a 2018 Delhi High Court order, which directed the selection committee to consider her and keep the decision in a sealed cover to be disclosed only if she was absolved of the doping charges.

'Ignominy of doping ban made me suicidal' Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu on her mental struggle and fight for justice
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'Ignominy of doping ban made me suicidal' Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu on her mental struggle and fight for justice

A victim of administrative goof-ups and wrongful doping case, Sanjita Chanu lost two years of her prime. The weightlifter speaks about her mental struggle, her fight for justice and future plans

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu hopeful of getting Arjuna Award after being cleared of doping charges
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Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu hopeful of getting Arjuna Award after being cleared of doping charges

Chanu, who won gold at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games in 48kg and 53kg respectively, has been trying for the prestigious Award for the past four years.

Sanjita Chanu cleared of doping charge by IWF; Indian weightlifter demands answers and compensation
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Sanjita Chanu cleared of doping charge by IWF; Indian weightlifter demands answers and compensation

The IWF has dropped the doping charge against Indian weightlifter K Sanjita Chanu due to "non-conformities" in the handling of her sample.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: CBI FIR against Chandar Kochhar, Priyanka Gandhi's political debut, Sanjita Chanu's return; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: CBI FIR against Chandar Kochhar, Priyanka Gandhi's political debut, Sanjita Chanu's return; today's must-read stories

Priyanka Gandhi's entry to active politics and that too as general secretary of the Uttar Pradesh (East) adds to the difficulties of Modi not just in the short term, but in the long term as well

LISTEN: Episode 128 of Spodcast where we discuss India's win against New Zealand in first ODI, Serena Williams' shock defeat in Australian Open and more
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LISTEN: Episode 128 of Spodcast where we discuss India's win against New Zealand in first ODI, Serena Williams' shock defeat in Australian Open and more

Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. Today, we discuss India's eight-wicket victory over Black Caps in first ODI, Serena Williams' shock defeat in Australian Open and more

'Reborn' after seeing her suspension revoked, Sanjita Chanu vows to come back with a bang, targets Tokyo Olympics spot
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'Reborn' after seeing her suspension revoked, Sanjita Chanu vows to come back with a bang, targets Tokyo Olympics spot

An ecstatic Sanjita spoke to Firstpost from her home in Imphal after her provisional suspension was lifted.

Two-time Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Sanjita Chanu's provisional doping ban lifted by International Weightlifting Federation
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Two-time Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Sanjita Chanu's provisional doping ban lifted by International Weightlifting Federation

Sanjita had set a new Commonwealth Games record in 2018 with a lift of 84 kg in snatch and 108 kg in clean and jerk, to finish with a total of 192 kg.

Landmark year for Indian weightlifters as Mirabai Chanu and Jeremy Lalrinnunga shine, but dope case takes shine away
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Landmark year for Indian weightlifters as Mirabai Chanu and Jeremy Lalrinnunga shine, but dope case takes shine away

If world champion Mirabai Chanu stood for a secure present, Jeremy Lalrinnunga emerged as the one for the future in what was a memorable 2018 if not for Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Sanjita Chanu's failed dope test.

World Weightlifting Championship 2018: Bereft of star power, India's young guns hope for productive campaign in Ashgabat
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World Weightlifting Championship 2018: Bereft of star power, India's young guns hope for productive campaign in Ashgabat

After a fairytale run in the Commonwealth Games, where India's lifters won five gold medals, they returned empty-handed from the Asian Games. Hopefully, the youngsters will lift the gloom with some good performance in the world championship.

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu to appear before international hearing panel after B sample returns positive
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Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu to appear before international hearing panel after B sample returns positive

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu's troubles mounted with her 'B' sample also returning positive but the defiant Commonwealth Games gold-medallist will fight her case before the international body's hearing panel.

Asian Games 2018: Indian weightlifters hope to replicate Gold Coast success despite injuries, doping setbacks
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Asian Games 2018: Indian weightlifters hope to replicate Gold Coast success despite injuries, doping setbacks

Weightlifting received a big boost, thanks to the impressive Commonwealth Games performance, but the recent doping controversy and the repeated injuries have taken a bit of sheen away

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu demands inquiry after IWF admits of mistake committed in her dope test result
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Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu demands inquiry after IWF admits of mistake committed in her dope test result

While sending the dope result notification to Sanjita on 15 May, the IWF mentioned sample code number 1599000 as the one collected on November 17 last year at Las Vegas while it mentioned sample code 1599176 in the results section.

Sanjita Chanu doping controversy: Manipur CM urges sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore to intervene in matter
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Sanjita Chanu doping controversy: Manipur CM urges sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore to intervene in matter

The Manipur chief minister said there could have been "mixing up or exchange" of the dope sample of Sanjita taken in the United States in November last year.

Sanjita Chanu vows to fight back, questions drug testing agency for taking too long to publish test results
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Sanjita Chanu vows to fight back, questions drug testing agency for taking too long to publish test results

According to the statement from the International Weightlifting Federation released yesterday, a sample of Sanjita was found to contain the banned anabolic steroid testosterone.

Suspended weightlifter Sanjita Chanu says she's innocent, will challenge decision with help of national federation
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Suspended weightlifter Sanjita Chanu says she's innocent, will challenge decision with help of national federation

Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu on Friday said she will challenge the provisional suspension imposed on her for allegedly failing a dope test, insisting that she is innocent.

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu's four-year doping suspension to be contested by Indian Weightlifting Federation
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Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu's four-year doping suspension to be contested by Indian Weightlifting Federation

Indian Weightlifting Federation said it would fight the case of the Sanjita Chanu, who had had tested positive for the anabolic steroid testosterone.

Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu, gold medallist at Commonwealth Games 2018, provisionally suspended after failing dope test
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Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu, gold medallist at Commonwealth Games 2018, provisionally suspended after failing dope test

Sanjita Chanu, who had won a gold in the women's 53kg category in the recent Gold Coast CWG, has tested positive for testosterone, International Weightlifting Federation announced on their website.

Weightlifting Federation of India express happiness over inclusion of Sanjita Chanu and two other lifters in TOP scheme
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Weightlifting Federation of India express happiness over inclusion of Sanjita Chanu and two other lifters in TOP scheme

The government handed extensions to lifters Sanjita Chanu and Pardeep Singh who were originally in the TOP Scheme only till the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Hima Das, Akhil Sheoran and four other CWG medallists included in TOPS; Gagan Narang left out
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Hima Das, Akhil Sheoran and four other CWG medallists included in TOPS; Gagan Narang left out

Narang had a disappointing seventh CWG appearance, returning without a medal from the multi-sport event for the first time in his career.