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New test detects growth hormone doping


September 17th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A new test, developed by three universities, can successfully detect growth hormone doping in sporting events.On Sep 8, the International Paralympic Committee had announced a ... Read more...

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Two Russian athletes disqualified for doping at Paralympics


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS) Two Russian powerlifters have been disqualified from the London Paralympics for doping, the country's Paralympic Committee said.Vadim Rakitin and Nikolai Marfin took a drug named neotropin ... Read more...

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Jamaica defends its anti-doping programme


August 18th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 18 (IANS/CMC) The Jamaica Anti Doping Commission (JADCO) has rejected claims by the former chief of the world anti doping agency (WADA), Dick Pound who suggested that the ... Read more...

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Pound’s drug remark about Jamaican athletes rubbished


August 15th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 15 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCo) has rubbished a claim by International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound that it is difficult to test Jamaican athletes because they ... Read more...

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Over 100 athletes got London doping bans: WADA


July 26th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The most stringent drug checks in Olympic history have led to the ban of 107 athletes from the London Games, the World Anti-Doping Agency ... Read more...

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Cuba’s Olympic athletes declared free of doping


July 12th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 12 (IANS) The entire 110-member Cuban contingent of athletes heading to the 2012 London Olympic Games has been declared "free of illegal (performance-enhancing) substances" by Cuba's National Anti-Doping ... Read more...

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Dope cheats must withdraw from Olympics: WADA


July 11th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 11 (IANS) Doping athletes should withdraw from the upcoming London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) has warned.WADA president John Fahey sent ... Read more...

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Uganda athletes undergo doping test ahead of Olympics


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, July 3 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has carried out doping tests for body enhancing substances on Ugandan athletes heading to the Olympics in London this month.Dennis Galabuzi, ... Read more...

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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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Rahul Sharma vows to give up cricket if found guilty (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Jallandhar, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' players Rahul Sharma and Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that they don't use drugs and they were at the wrong place at the wrong time ... Read more...

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Was at the wrong place at wrong time: Parnell


May 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that he doesn't do drugs and was at the wrong place at the wrong time when ... Read more...

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London 2012 anti-doping laboratory receives seal of approval


April 24th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) The London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) Tuesday received accreditation for its Anti-Doping Laboratory. The accreditation, granted by the World Anti-Doping ... Read more...

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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance (Lead, correcting last para)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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Hockey keeper Adrian D’Souza tests positive for banned substance


April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former India hockey goalkeeper Adrian D'Souza has tested positive for a banned substance in the tests conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the World ... Read more...

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High court’s interim relief for banned quarter-milers


March 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court in an interim order Friday directed the central government to immediately allow the four banned quarter-milers preparing for the 2012 London ... Read more...

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SAI official in trouble for allowing banned athletes to train


March 26th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The inquiry committee, set-up by Sports Minister Ajay Maken to go into the circumstances in which athletes undergoing a doping ban were allowed to train ... Read more...

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Avoid meat before Olympics, China tells its athletes


March 15th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China has advised its athletes against eating meat before the 2012 London Olympics as it may contain the banned substance clenbuterol, Russian anti-doping agency Rusada ... Read more...

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Sports tribunal suspends Spanish cyclist


February 7th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Lausanne (Switzerland), Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador will lose his 2010 Tour de France title and be excluded from this year's Tour as well as the 2012 Olympics, ... Read more...

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Alberto Contador to lose his Tour de France title


February 6th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish Tour de France champ Alberto Contador has been stripped of the title by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Contador was found guilty of using banned ... Read more...

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Windies women’s cricketer gets five-month ban


November 19th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 19 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Tremayne Smartt has been slapped with a five-month ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for a doping violation. The 26-year-old Guyanese tested ... Read more...

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World Kabaddi cup begins in Punjab Nov 1


October 27th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Oct 27 (IANS) The second edition of the World Kabaddi Cup will get under way in Punjab Nov 1, with teams from 12 countries besides hosts India participating, Deputy ... 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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IOA forms Ethics Commission comprising retired judges


September 12th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has set up a three-member Ethics Commission comprising former Supreme Court and High Court judges.The judges, however, have not ... Read more...

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Former cricketers wants BCCI to abide by sports bill


August 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Former Indian cricketers Tuesday supported the sports ministry's move to bring the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the purview of the ... 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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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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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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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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Doping mess: Punjab suspends drug controller


July 7th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh July 7 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday suspended Drug Controller Bhag Singh following the controversy over Indian athletes at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) Patiala testing 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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Four NIS officials removed, NADA to test food supplements (Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A day after Sports Minister Ajay Maken vowed to clean up the system in the wake of the doping scandal, heads have started rolling. The ... Read more...

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Crackdown on chemist shops near NIS, Patiala


July 6th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 6 (IANS) In the aftermath of the doping scandal and reports of steroids and anabolic drugs being sold here, sleuths of the state drugs authority Wednesday conducted ... 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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