Dope-positive cases up to seven
With three more positive tests on Monday, the tally of dope cheats has gone up to seven in the ongoing second kabaddi World Cup being held in Punjab.Updated: Nov 07, 2011 23:36 IST
With three more positive tests on Monday, the tally of dope cheats has gone up to seven in the ongoing second kabaddi World Cup being held in Punjab.
A National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) official said that one player each from the US, Argentina and Spain had failed dope tests.
On Sunday, the organising secretary of the tournament, Pargat Singh, had said announced that four players had tested positive.
All the players face temporary suspension.
Meanwhile, the USA scored its third consecutive win, crushing Argentina 71-17, while Pakistan edged out Italy 50-37 in Pool B matches. Spain also came out triumphant, trouncing Sri Lanka 70-26.
Raider Inderjit Singh scored 10 points, while Maninder Moni and Dalbir Dulla scored eight points each for the US.
Argentina raider Jurie Mayor was impressive, scoring nine points, while Leonardo scored five.
Pakistan and Italy fought hard but after half-time, the former started widening the lead and won 50-37.
Pakistan raider, Abdoullah Lala, scored 10 points, while Amir Ismael Jatt scored eight. Italy raider Karanjit scored 11 points.
First Published: Nov 07, 2011 23:34 IST