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
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
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.
The IWF has dropped the doping charge against Indian weightlifter K Sanjita Chanu due to "non-conformities" in the handling of her sample.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The government handed extensions to lifters Sanjita Chanu and Pardeep Singh who were originally in the TOP Scheme only till the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Narang had a disappointing seventh CWG appearance, returning without a medal from the multi-sport event for the first time in his career.