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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
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 ..
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 The WADA has withdrawn the accreditation granted the Indian National Dope Testing Laboratory a duration of six months.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 ..
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), ..
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 ..
International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) has said that the Russian city of Sochi will not host the 2017 Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships as the country has been accused of state-sponsored doping. A recent report released on 9th December has ..