World Anti-Doping Agency
25 Jun 2020
Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award
After being cleared of doping, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu will finally receive the coveted Arjuna Award which has been withheld since 2018.
11 Dec 2019
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
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 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
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.
09 Jul 2019
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.
20 Oct 2018
BCCI unlikely to come under National Anti-Doping Agency's scanner soon
The International Cricket Council wants to include cricket in the Olympic Games.
26 Sep 2018
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
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.
07 Aug 2018
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
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.
24 Jul 2018
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.
17 Jul 2018
West Indies recall Andre Russell for Bangladesh ODIs
West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has been recalled into the ODI squad for the three-match series against Bangladesh.
28 Feb 2018
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.
01 Feb 2018
Andre Russell set to comeback after a year-long WADA ban
West Indies all-rounder, Andre Russell is set to make a comeback to competitive cricket after serving a year-long ban imposed on him by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
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
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
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.
10 Nov 2017
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.
27 Oct 2017
WADA report: Indian cricketer tested positive for banned substance
The 2016 report of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has brought to light that one Indian cricketer was found positive for banned substances.
10 Aug 2017
BCCI's stance on Olympics participation unlikely to change
In the recently concluded meeting between Committee of Administrators (CoA) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials, several important issues were discussed including India's stand on including cricket as an Olympic sport.
06 Jul 2017
Doping charges: Goalkeeper Subrata Paul escapes with a warning
Indian goalkeeper Subrata Paul escaped with a warning from the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for violating anti-doping rule earlier this year.
03 May 2017
Subrata Paul asks for an early hearing against doping charges
India's top goalkeeper Subrata Paul has requested the NADA to schedule an early hearing in the doping case after his sample A tests came positive for a banned substance.
26 Apr 2017
Goalkeeper Subrata Paul suspended after failing dope test
One of India's top goalkeepers, Subrata Paul was handed a provisional suspension by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) after he failed a dope test conducted last month.
18 Mar 2017
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.
01 Feb 2017
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.
26 Nov 2016
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
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
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).