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Polygraph tests can clean cricket: Dravid


December 14th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 15 (IANS) Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels that lie detector tests could help innocent players clear their names of graft charges.Dravid joins Australian legend Steve Waugh in ... Read more...

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US team banned from World Cup kabaddi


November 16th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) The US men kabaddi team has been banned from the ongoing World Cup in Punjab after the players refused to take doping tests, an official said ... Read more...

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BCCI opposes draft sports bill, appoints physio for Team India


October 29th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of the Indian Olympic Association, the Indian cricket board Saturday rejected the revised draft of the contentious sports regulation bill of the ... Read more...

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Sports bill: Contentious whereabouts clause removed


October 17th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A clause requiring athletes to state their whereabouts to enable dope tests has been excluded from the revised draft of the National Sports Development Bill ... 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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Athletics body transfers Mandeep, Juana dope cases to NADA


July 20th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Wednesday transferred the dope cases of quarter-milers Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).The disciplinary ... Read more...

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Sports ministry de-merges NIS Patiala from SAI


July 20th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The sports ministry Tuesday de-merged the National Institute of Sports (NIS) from its parent body the Sports Authority of India (SAI) after six of the ... Read more...

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Women’s teams to feature in kabaddi World Cup


July 17th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) Women's kabaddi teams from five countries will be seen in action during exhibition matches at the men's World Cup, which will be held in October-November, Punjab ... Read more...

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Dope tainted runners Mandeep and Juana’s hearing adjourned


July 15th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The disciplinary panel of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Friday adjourned the hearing into the doping cases of quarter-milers Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu ... Read more...

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Whistle-blower doctor assaulted at NIS-Patiala, files complaint (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 13 (IANS) Hours after he was allegedly assaulted by security personnel at the National Institute of Sports (NIS)-Patiala, Sajib Nandi, a suspended doctor who blew the whistle ... Read more...

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Whistle-blower doctor assaulted at NIS-Patiala


July 13th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 13 (IANS) Sajib Nandi, a suspended doctor of the National Institute of Sports (NIS) Patiala who blew the whistle on the systemic doping of players, was assaulted ... Read more...

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Anti-doping agency collects 91 samples at Bangalore camp


July 12th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) Monday collected blood and urine samples of 91 athletes and checked medicine and food supplements at the Sports Authority of India's ... Read more...

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Government mulling new law to curb doping menace: Maken


July 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Monday that the government was planning to table a new law in the monsoon session of the Parliament to ... Read more...

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Doping scandal to haunt India for long


July 10th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The doping scandal involving eight athletes has put India in a spot of bother as it comes within a year of the Indian Olympic Association ... Read more...

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NADA conducts surprise raid at NIS, Patiala (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 9 (IANS) Reeling under the doping scandal, the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) conducted a surprise raid at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) here Saturday.A four-member NADA ... Read more...

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NADA conducts surprise raid at NIS, Patiala


July 9th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The National Anti Doping Agency conducted a surprise raid at the National Institute of Sports (NIS), Patiala, Saturday.A four-member NADA team searched the premises and ... Read more...

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I’m innocent, want to leave India: Ukrainian coach (Roundup)


July 8th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) Amidst high drama, sacked athletics coach Yuri Orgodnik Friday pleaded that he be allowed to immediately return to his native Ukraine as he feared for his ... Read more...

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Three athletes’ B samples also test positive


July 8th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The B samples also of Indian athletes Sini Jose, Juana Murmu and Tiana Mary Thomas tested positive during checks by the National Anti Doping Agency ... Read more...

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Ukraine coach blames contaminated food supplements for doping mess (Lead)


July 8th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) India's sacked Ukrainian athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik Friday said "contaminated" food supplements could be the reason behind six of his trainees failing dope tests.The coach also ... Read more...

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I’ve been set-up in doping scandal: Ogorodnik


July 8th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) India's sacked Ukrainian athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik Friday blamed food supplements after six of his trainees flunked dope tests."I cannot believe the girls tested positive for ... 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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SAI notice to coaches, doctor at NIS Patiala


July 7th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Thursday issued a showcause notice to two athletics coaches and a doctor at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) ... Read more...

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Ukranian coach fears for his life, desperate to return home


July 6th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 6 (IANS) A day after Sports Minister Ajay Maken sacked athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik for his alleged role in the doping scandal, the Ukranian expressed his desire ... 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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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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Two more Indian athletes fail dope tests


July 4th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Two more Indian athletes, Ashwini Akkunji and Priyanka Pawar, have failed their dope tests.Ashwini, a gold medallist at last year's Commonwealth Games and the Asian ... Read more...

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Five fresh doping cases in athletics, IOA orders probe (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Indian athletics has been hit by five fresh cases of doping, prompting the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to launch an inquiry into the rising incidents, ... 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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India’s athletes Mandeep, Juana fail dope tests, suspended (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India's leading quarter-miler female runners Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu were suspended for testing positive for anabolic agents in an out-of-competition test conducted by the ... Read more...

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Twelve nations to vie for Rs.2 crore World Kabaddi Cup


June 19th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh June 19 (IANS) The second edition of the World Kabaddi Cup will be held at multiple venues across Punjab in October-November with teams from 12 countries fighting for the ... 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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Pak drops Akhtar, Shafiq from second ODI against NZ, four players dope tested


January 25th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 25(ANI): Pakistan has named its final eleven-member squad for the second one-day international against New Zealand, dropping pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar and middle order batsman Asad Shafiq from the ... Read more...

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OCA chief gives thumbs up to Guangzhou


November 27th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The 16th edition of the Asian Games would go down in history as "one of the best ever", Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad ... Read more...

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China conducts 2000 dope tests for Asian Games


November 12th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) In a bid to provide dope-free Asian Games, the China Anti-Doping Agency has conducted nearly 2,000 tests.A total of 1,950 tests, including 120 blood tests, have ... Read more...

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