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Asian Championship Winner Gomathi Marimuthu stripped off Medal

The Asian Championship Gold medal winner Gomathi Marimuthu has been stripped off the medal and also banned from sport activities for 4 years. The 31-year old athlete had tested positive for anabolic steroid Nandrolene at the 2019 Asian Championship. Highlights Gomathi Marimuthu is an Indian field runner hailing from Tamil Nadu. She won her first ..

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WADA suspends accreditation of India’s National Dope Testing Laboratory for 6 months

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) suspended accreditation of National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) for six months. This suspension was imposed due to non-conformities with International Standard for Laboratories (ISL) by NDTL as identified during WADA site visit. Reasons for Suspension WADA had given repeated warnings to NDTL to upgrade its testing methods. Since 2011, lot of ..

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Indian Doping Testing body suspended by WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) has decided to suspend the accreditation granted to the National Dope Testing Laboratory, India. What has happened? The WADA has withdrawn the accreditation granted the Indian National Dope Testing Laboratory a duration of six months. This move by the WADA has dealt a massive setback to the anti-doping movement in India ..

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Norway hosts 2018 anti-doping sports conference ‘Clean Sport=Fair Outcome

On 25th June 2018, the anti-doping sports conference titled Clean Sport=Fair Outcome?’ was held at Oslo in Norway to address the issue of doping menace. The conference is a joint initiative of the World Forum for Ethics in Business (WFEB), Anti-Doping Norway and FairSport to propose a substantial agenda for action, enabling it to have ..

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India ranks 3rd in WADA doping charts

India was ranked third for the third year in a row in a doping violation report published by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for 2015. In 2015, 117 Indian athletes were punished after testing positive for banned substances. India followed the Russian Federation (176) and Italy (129), the same position as in the reports of ..

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