Drug Test

  • Murray in dash to Palace after drugs test October 17, 2013

    London: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was held up on his way to receive an OBE at Buckingham Palace by a random drugs test on Thursday. The Scot, who was to receive the honour from Prince William, got an unexpected knock on the door just as he was sprucing himself up for...
  • New Zealand's Jesse Ryder banned for taking drugs August 20, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has been suspended for six months for failing a doping test for banned stimulants he claimed he took in a supplement to help him lose weight, the country's top sports tribunal said on Tuesday. Ryder returned a positive sample after being tested following a match...
  • 24 medicines in Jammu and Kashmir sub-standard: CDSCO August 3, 2013

    Srinagar: As many as 24 medicines currently available in the hospitals and chemist shops across Jammu and Kashmir have been declared as "sub-standard" by two premier drug testing laboratories of the country. Central Drugs Laboratory, Kolkata and Regional Drugs Testing Laboratory, Chandigarh had analysed 156 samples drawn by drug inspectors...
  • Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore denies doping charges May 15, 2013

    Athens Olympics silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has dismissed allegations from the National Rifle Association of India that he failed a drugs test ahead of the Games in 2004. ...
  • NADA tests Vijender's urine, blood samples April 3, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh, who consumed heroin as many as 12 times according to the police, on Wednesday underwent National Anti-Doping Agency's (NADA) drug test but was not put through the hair follicle test, which is the main indicator of heroin. NADA, who had earlier refused to test...
  • NADA refuses to test Vijender Singh for heroin April 3, 2013

    The NADA is willing to conduct a regular out-of-competition dope test on Vijender but has expressed its inability to test the Olympic bronze-medallist for heroin. ...
  • Reports may have been interchanged: Rahul's father July 25, 2012

    "We strongly suspect that my son’s report may have been interchanged with someone. It may be unintentional, but anything can happen in this country," said Pradeep, an assistant sub-inspector from Jalandhar. "We wonder why it took two months to make the report public. The forensic department, where the samples were sent,...
  • 'Untested drugs being sold freely in markets' July 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Almost two months after a Parliament Standing Committee raised an alarm on untested drugs, it has been found that they are still being freely sold in the market. The shocking findings of the Parliament committee had put a huge question mark on the credibility of the Central Drug...
  • Nadal undergoes surprise drug test February 12, 2012

    Madrid: Rafael Nadal says he underwent a surprise doping test toward the end of a week in which the Spaniard was at the center of jokes made by a French TV programme about his country's alleged ties to doping. Nadal wrote on his Twitter account on Saturday: "8:30 in the morning!!!Just...
  • Italy captain Cannavaro cleared of doping October 13, 2009

    Rome: Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro was cleared of doping on Monday after failing a drugs test following treatment for an insect sting, the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) said. "(CONI's anti-doping tribunal) has dropped proceedings against Fabio Cannavaro, considering well-founded the prosecutor's request for them to be dropped," read a statement...
  • Cannavaro fails drug test, club blames sting remedy October 9, 2009

    Rome: Italy's national team captain Fabio Cannavaro failed a drug test in September but could escape sanction as an anti-allergy treatment could have caused him to test positive. Italian media reported late on Thursday that Juventus, which Cannavaro joined in the summer, alerted the National Olympic committee (CONI) that the veteran...
  • Weightlifter Kavita fails drug test, banned May 13, 2008

    Mumbai: Weightlifter Kavita Devi has been banned for two years after failing a drugs test, India's weightlifting chief said on Monday. Kavita, who competes in the women's 75kg, was hauled back from last month's Asian championships in Japan after the Indian weightlifting federation learned she had tested positive for a...
  • Sprinter Marion Jones fails drug test August 19, 2006

    North Carolina (USA): Triple Olympic sprint champion Marion Jones has failed an initial doping test, a source familiar with the test said. The positive test of Jones's A sample occurred at the June US championships in Indianapolis, the source, who did not wish to be identified, said. US media reported the blood-boosting...