World Anti-Doping Agency: News

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.

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 Dec 2019

Russia News

FIFA seek clarity from WADA over Russia's ban: Details here

The sporting world received a shocker when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) banned Russia from participating in global competitive events for four years.

23 Nov 2019

Russia News

Russia could be banned form Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's why

The Russian contingent might lose its spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) declares the country's drug-testing authority non-compliant with the international rules.

30 Jul 2019

Maria Sharapova

Here're some facts about Maria Sharapova you might not know

Maria Sharapova is one of the top-rated and highest paid female tennis players to date.

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.

13 Sep 2018

FIFA World Cup

Footballer Denis Cheryshev to be probed after doping allegations

FIFA World Cup 2018 star, Denis Cheryshev, is set to be questioned as an investigation has been opened against him regarding doping allegations.

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.

28 Jul 2018

Russia News

IAAF refuses to lift ban on Russia

The IAAF has stated that it will not lift the ban on Russia from participating in international track and field events.

Yusuf Pathan only Indian to fail dope test in 2017-18

Yusuf Pathan was the only Indian cricketer to fail a dope test, last year.

28 Feb 2018

Russia News

International Olympic Committee lifts ban on Russia over state-sponsored doping

The International Olympic Committee has lifted a ban against Russia after it was barred from this month's PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games over state-sponsored doping.

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.

29 Jan 2018


WADA to investigate possible flaw in drug-testing kits

In what may become another doping-scandal, there are fears of a possible glitch in drug-testing kits which lets the sample bottles to be opened manually.

14 Dec 2017

Grand Slams

Cycling pro Chris Froome claims innocence after failing drug test

Renowned British cycling professional Chris Froome has claimed innocence after having failed drug test on his way to winning this year's Tour de Spain (Vuelta a Espana).

06 Dec 2017

South Korea

International Olympic Committee bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has banned Russia from competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

18 Mar 2017

Maria Sharapova

Sharapova's participation at Grand Slams doubtful after a comeback?

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, who will be making a comeback to tennis after a 15-months ban for drug usage, is doubtful of playing the year's Grand Slams.

Andre Russell banned for one year for doping violation

West Indies cricketer Andre Russell has been handed a one year ban from cricket for violating a doping whereabouts rule.

BCCI's anti-doping helpline for domestic cricketers

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has come up with a new helpline for domestic cricketers (both men and women), to help them be aware of the medications and supplements they are taking.

11 Oct 2016

Inderjeet Singh

IOC asks WADA to set up new drug testing body

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has asked the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to oversee a global system to tackle drug cheats by setting up a new drug testing body.

19 Aug 2016


Shuttler Sindhu stuns! Storms into the final

India is assured of another Olympic medal as badminton player PV Sindhu beat Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the women's badminton singles semi-finals.

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.

15 Aug 2016

Russia News

Last Russian athlete suspended from Rio Games

Russian long-jumper Darya Klishina was suspended from the Rio Olympics in light of new evidence discovered against her by an anti-doping probe, marking Russia's exit from athletics.

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).