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Russia’s London-bound athletes to undergo dope test


May 25th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 25 (IANS) The Russian authorities are going to test all athletes heading to the London Olympics for doping, an official said."Prior to departure for the Olympic Games, the ... Read more...

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Police, paramilitary athletes fall into dope trap


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Six athletes from paramilitary and police forces have tested positive ahead of the 2012 London Olympics and face a ban for one to two years. ... Read more...

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Olympic lifting champion Liao Hui fails dope test, banned


November 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) China' Beijing Olympics weightlifting champion Liao Hui has been banned by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) till Sep 30, 2014 after testing positive for a banned ... Read more...

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IOA wants strict action against dope offenders: Malhotra


October 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday called for strict action against the sportspersons caught for doping, saying there should be "zero tolerance for those who test ... Read more...

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Three athletes fail dope test


October 11th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) In a fresh incident of doping in Indian athletics, three track and field contestants have tested positive for banned steroids in tests held during last ... Read more...

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Eight athletes failing dope test is unusual: athletics coach


July 31st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Athletics coach Kuntal Roy, who will be conferred the Dronacharya Award, says eight internationally acclaimed Indian athletes failing dope Test is unusual and there is more ... Read more...

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Indian athletes should do blood tests every month: Johnson


July 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson, a double Olympic bronze medallist, says it is best for Indian athletes to get their blood tested every month by a ... Read more...

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Ben Johnson in Goa with Indian origin footballers


July 29th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Two time Olympic medallist Ben Johnson is in India in a new avatar. Accompanying two young Canadian brothers of Indian origin to Goa to attend ... Read more...

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Ashwini, Priyanka’s B-samples test positive


July 11th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The 'B' sample of athletes Ashwini Akkunji and Priyanka Pawar have also tested positive for banned anabolic steroids.Ashwini and Priyanka failed the dope test last ... Read more...

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SAI cracks the whip on coaches at NIS Patiala (Roundup)


July 7th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Thursday came down hard on coaches, suspending R.S. Sidhu and issuing notice to Ramesh Nagapuri, who were involved with ... Read more...

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SAI to monitor athletes’ performance


July 7th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is planning to form a regulatory body to monitor the sudden rise in the performance of athletes and whether ... Read more...

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SAI suspends athletics coach, showcauses second at NIS (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In the wake of eight athletes failing dope test, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Thursday suspended R.S.Sidhu and showcaused Ramesh Nagapuri, who were ... Read more...

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I am innocent, says Ashwini Akkunji


July 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India's dope tainted quartermiler Ashwini Akkunji, who won 4x400 metres relay gold in the Commonwealth and the Asian Games, Thursday pleaded innocence and laid the ... Read more...

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Asiad, CWG gold winner Ashwini joins dope-tainted stars (Roundup)


July 4th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Ashwini Akkunji, the star of India's successful athletics campaign at the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games who won three gold medals, is the latest ... Read more...

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Thoroughly probe role of coaches, officials: Usha, Randhawa


July 4th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After two more Indian athletes tested positive Monday, former greats P.T. Usha and Gurbachan Singh Randhawa said the role of coaches, support staff and officials ... Read more...

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Asiad, CWG gold winner Ashwini, Priyanka also fail dope test (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Ashwini Akkunji, who was a revelation at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games winning three gold medals, has failed the dope test along with another ... Read more...

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Mandeep denies dope taint, confident of bouncing back


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 3 (IANS) India's leading female quarter-miler Mandeep Kaur, who failed a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) dope test, Sunday said she is innocent and hopeful of getting a clean ... Read more...

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Mandeep, Juana ask for food supplements to be examined (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's leading quarter-milers Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu, two of the six athletes to fail a dope test, have pleaded innocence and asked for their ... Read more...

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Mandeep blames federation for not providing team doctor


July 1st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's leading female quarter-miler Mandeep Kaur, who failed a World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) dope test, Friday pleaded innocence and slammed the Athletics Federation of ... Read more...

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Five athletes flunk dope tests


June 30th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) A day after two leading female quarter-milers tested positive, five Indian athletes, including Commonwealth and Asian Games gold medallist Sini Jose, Thursday flunked dope test ... Read more...

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Indian runners Mandeep and Murmu suspended after failed dope test


June 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India's quarter-miler female runners Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu have been suspended for testing positive for anabolic agents in an out-of-competition test conducted by the ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan sports minister sets up panel for Tharanga’s dope case


May 30th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 30 (IANS) Sri Lankan Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage Monday set up a three-member panel to investigate how opening batsman Upul Tharanga failed a dope test during the 2011 ... Read more...

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Mumbai FC’s Nishant Mehra tests positive in I-League


February 9th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Mumbai FC's Nishant Mehra Wednesday became the first footballer in the history of the I-League to fail a dope test. I-League's CEO Sunando Dhar said the player's ... Read more...

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Two CWG gold medallists in weightlifting squad for Asian Games


October 21st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) Thursday announced a 13-member squad, that also includes two Commonwealth Games gold medallist, for the Nov 12-27 Asian Games at Guangzhou in ... Read more...

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Third Nigerian athlete flunks dope test, stripped off her silver medals


October 15th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.15 (ANI): Doping continues to haunt Nigerian athletes even after the closing ceremony of the XIX Commonwealth Games, as third runner from the country Folashade Abugan tested positive.Abugan was stripped ... Read more...

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CWG: India close to 100 medals, battles England for second spot (Intro Night Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Four gold medals, including a hat-trick by boxers, took India's gold count to 36 and the overall tally to 96 on the penultimate day of ... Read more...

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CWG: India retain second spot in close race with England (Evening Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) India retained its number two spot in the overall medals tally on the penultimate of the Commonwealth Games with the men's doubles pair winning the table tennis ... Read more...

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Indian athlete Rani Yadav fails dope test


October 13th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Indian athlete Rani Yadav has tested positive for the banned substance Nandrolone. She participated in the 20-kilometre walk but did not win a Coomonwealth Games medal.Yadav, who ... Read more...

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CWG: Indian athlete fails dope test, medal tally at 91 (Afternoon Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Dope scandal hit the Indian contingent Wednesday, ahead of the conclusion of the Commonwealth Games Thursday, making it the third case at the Delhi Games.Rani Yadav, who ... Read more...

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Indian athlete tests positive in CWG (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Michael Fennel said Wednesday that an Indian athlete has failed the dope test at the Commonwealth Games.Fennell, however, declined to disclose the ... Read more...

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Indian athlete fails dope test: Fennell


October 13th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): After two Nigerian sprinters failed dope test at the XIXth Commonwealth Games, CGF President Michael Fennell on Wednesday said that one Indian athlete has flunked dope test ... Read more...

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Indian CWG athlete fails dope test


October 13th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) An Indian athlete has failed the dope test at the Commonwealth Games, CWG Federation president Michael Fennell said Wednesday."We got the reports of the doping test late ... Read more...

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Gagan’s partner didn’t take medicine fearing dope test


October 12th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Ace rifle shooter Gagan Narang's dream of surpassing Samresh Jung's tally of five gold medals in the Melbourne Games suffered a serious setback Tuesday after his partner ... Read more...

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Another Nigerian sprinter fails dope test at CWG


October 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): Commonwealth Games Federation President Mike Fennell on Tuesday announced that Nigerian sprinter Samuel Okon, who finished sixth in the 110m hurdles final, has been tested positive for ... Read more...

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Second Nigerian athlete tests positive


October 12th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A second Nigerian tested positive for a banned substance at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.Nigerian hurdler Samuel Okon tested positive for a banned stimulant, barely 24 hours ... Read more...

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