National Anti Doping Agency (NADA): News

01 Feb 2023

Ministry of Sports

Sports Ministry receives Rs. 3,397.32 crore for FY 2023-24: Details 

The Sports Ministry has been allocated a budget of Rs. 3,397.32 crore for the fiscal year 2023-24, making it the biggest-ever allocation for the sports sector.

03 Oct 2022

Javelin Throw

Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh banned for failing dope test

Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh has been handed a four-year suspension after he failed a dope test by NADA's Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel.

24 Dec 2020


NADA hands Indian basketball player Satnam Singh two-year doping ban

Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian player to be drafted into NBA, has been handed a two-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency's (NADA) disciplinary panel for failing a dope test.

15 Jun 2020

KL Rahul

Indian cricketers issued NADA notices for not disclosing whereabouts

Five centrally-contracted Indian cricketers, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja, KL Rahul, Smriti Mandhana and Deepti Sharma, have been issued notices by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for failing to disclose their whereabouts.

11 Dec 2019

Russia News

Two Indians fail dope tests ahead of Olympics: Details here

The world is still in shock over the four-year ban of Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) over multiple violations.

10 Aug 2019


BCCI agrees to come under NADA - Details here

After years of resistance, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally decided to come under the ambit of the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA).

Indian weightlifter under IWF dope scanner: Details here

Indian weightlifter Swati Singh has found herself under the scanner of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for doping violations.

27 Nov 2018


Doping Scandal: Nirmala Sheoran, four other athletes test positive

India's quarter-miler Nirmala Sheoran is among five athletes, who have tested positive for banned substances, as a fresh sporting doping scandal rocks the country.

BCCI unlikely to come under National Anti-Doping Agency's scanner soon

The International Cricket Council wants to include cricket in the Olympic Games.

The International Cricket Council bats for cricket in 2028 Olympics

The International Cricket Council (ICC) wants to make cricket an Olympic sport and the governing body is eyeing for a slot in the 2028 Games.

09 Sep 2018

Amit Panghal

Boxer Amit Panghal might not get Arjuna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalist, Amit Panghal won hearts with a superb show in Indonesia.

Mukul Mudgal Committee suggests jail term for dope suppliers

The Mukul Mudgal Committee has recommended that the suppliers of banned substances to athletes should be sent to prison.

27 Mar 2018

Khelo India

5 Khelo India gold medalists test positive for banned substances

The Khelo India School Games has been hit with a doping scandal after 12 athletes tested positive for banned substances.

28 Feb 2018


India's top javelin-thrower Kang fails dope-test; may get four-year ban

Top Indian javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang has been suspended provisionally by the world athletics governing body after he returned positive for a steroid in an out-of-competition test last week.

BCCI refuses to be subjected to doping tests by NADA

BCCI has said that the Indian cricketers do not come under the ambit of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), as the cricket board already follows ICC's code which is based on WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) standards.

02 Nov 2017


Nalin Kohli made vice-chairman of anti-doping disciplinary panel

BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli has been made the vice-chairman of the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) under the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).

NADA gets permission to conduct dope tests on Indian cricketers

India's Ministry of Sports has given its go ahead to the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) to conduct dope tests on Indian cricketers and adopt the rules of World Anti Doping Agency (WADA).

12 Sep 2017


Relay runner Priyanka Panwar banned for doping

India's premier relay runner Priyanka Panwar has been banned for eight years on account of doping.

27 May 2017


Javelin thrower Rohit Yadav handed provisional suspension by NADA

National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) handed a provisional suspension to javelin thrower Rohit Yadav after his tests were found positive for using a banned substance 'stanozolol'.

17 Aug 2016


PV Sindhu shocks World's No 2, enters semi-finals!

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has kept India's hopes of winning a medal alive at the Rio Olympics by storming into the semi-finals of women's singles event.

03 Aug 2016


Sprinter Dharambir banned for life; Rio dreams shattered

Indian sprinter Dharambir Singh was handed a life ban by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI).