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  • Embarrassed AFI pulls out dope-flunked shot putter from Asian C'ships 03-07-2013 03:38 PM

    Pune: An embarrassed Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Wednesday pulled out dope-flunked shot putter P Udaya Laxmi from the home squad for the ongoing Asian Championships here after she tested positive for a banned substance. Laxmi returned positive for stimulant methylhexaneamine in a test conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency...
  • Woman athlete flunks dope test in Senior Athletics Championship 02-07-2013 10:30 PM

    New Delhi: A medal-winning woman shot-putter at last month's 53rd National Interstate Senior Athletics Championship has flunked the dope test, conducted by National Anti Doping Agency (NADA). NADA has not named the athlete but said her blood samples contained banned substance Methylhexaneamine. "The result management process has revealed that a...
  • Six junior wrestlers skip dope test, lose medals 12-05-2013 05:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Sunday withdrew the medals from six of the current junior national champions, who failed to provide samples to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for dope test. WFI had requested NADA to collect samples from the Junior National Wrestling Championships that were...
  • Sports gives clean chit to boxer Vijender Singh 18-04-2013 10:55 AM

    Sports Minister Jitendra Singh says that boxer Vijender Singh is free to attend the boxing camps but he will not be attending the current camp. ...
  • NADA gives clean chit to boxer Vijender Singh 17-04-2013 11:20 AM

    Olympics silver-medallist Vijender Singh got big relief from NADA as his blood and urine samples tested negative for any banned substances. ...
  • Vijender's samples test negative for drugs 16-04-2013 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry announced on Tuesday that Olympic medallist Vijender Singh's samples tested negative for drugs. The boxer was alleged to have consumed recreational drugs with sparring partner Ram Singh. The Beijing Olympics bronze medalist had submitted his blood and urine samples to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)...
  • Vijender Singh's dope test returns negative: Sports ministry 16-04-2013 04:17 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic medallist Vijender Singh can heave a sigh of relief after the sports ministry announced on Tuesday that the boxer's samples tested negative for drugs. The boxer was alleged to have consumed recreational drugs with sparring partner Ram Singh. The Beijing Olympics bronze medallist had submitted his blood...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 04-04-2013 11:58 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • We should wait for Vijender test results: Sports Minister 04-04-2013 11:19 AM

    Sports Minister Jitendra Singh told CNN-IBN that WADA rules say that Vijender can be checked for heroin. ...
  • Vijender saga is disappointing, says Sports Minister 04-04-2013 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Mounting pressure on India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that the entire episode is disappointing for the youngsters and all the sportspersons. Singh also said that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) allows all drug tests and that Vijender can be checked for...
  • Drug haul: Police unhappy as NADA leaves out vital test on Vijender 04-04-2013 07:45 AM

    Chandigarh: The rift between the Punjab Police and the Sports Ministry over India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh is out in the open now. Unhappy with the tests carried out by NADA, the police said that vital hair follicle test used to detect heroin use has been left out. Instead blood...
  • News 360: Kolkata unites in grief over SFI activist's death 03-04-2013 11:17 PM

    Apart from the SFI, prominent Left leaders, including former CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, paid homage to Sudipto Gupta, who died allegedly in police crackdown. ...
  • NADA refuses to test Vijender Singh for heroin 03-04-2013 10:02 AM

    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. ...
  • Banned athletes to appeal against NADA panel decision 06-11-2012 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: The 11 athletes who were handed two years ban by a NADA panel for flunking dope tests, including Asian Games bronze medallist wrestler Mausam Khatri, are expected to appeal against the decision. The athletes said that they will contest against the decision because the two year ban period...
  • NADA bans six relay team athletes for doping 23-12-2011 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has imposed a one-year ban on the women's 400 metres relay team comprising six Indian athletes for taking illegal drugs. The ban will get over before the 2012 London Olympics, said Anish Dayal, the lawyer representing the athletes. Dayal said that a complete...
  • NADA orders release of Godara doping list 17-11-2011 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: A ten-year-old list containing names of athletes " some of who are top stars from the 1980s and 1990s - reported to have tested positive in dope tests conducted at a non-accredited laboratory has been ordered to be released by a National Anti-Doping Disciplinary (NADA) panel, according to...
  • Dussehra wrestling a big crowd puller at Mysore 03-10-2008 12:49 PM

    Mysore: Meet the Nada Kusti wrestlers from Mysore. They are not exercising to get six-pack abs like Shah Rukh Khan, they are doing this because its Dussehra, a time to show everyone what they are the best at - Nada Kusti, a traditional form of wrestling that's been around for...