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File image ofSumit Sangwan (red) in action with Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino.(Getty Images)

Sumit Sangwan’s doping ban lifted, NADA panel rules intake of banned substance unintentional

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 06:30 PM IST
Sangwan was banned for a year in December 2019 after testing positive for Acetazolamide, listed as a diuretic and masking agent under World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) 2019 Prohibited List.
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Sun Yang of China.(Getty Images)
Sun Yang of China.(Getty Images)

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang banned for eight years for doping offence - CAS

By Agence France-Presse | Lausanne
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 04:59 PM IST
The Swiss-based CAS upheld the appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) against the international swimming federation (FINA) and Sun, one of China’s most recognisable athletes who had already served a doping ban in 2014.
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Representative image.(Getty Images)
Representative image.(Getty Images)

83-year-old weightlifter accepts one-year doping ban

By AFP | Los Angeles
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 09:52 PM IST
The US Anti-Doping Agency said Friday that Strange tested positive for the hormone dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) at the worlds last August -- where he won the competition in his age and weight category.
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A sign with the logo of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) is on display outside its office in Moscow.(REUTERS)
A sign with the logo of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) is on display outside its office in Moscow.(REUTERS)

Russia to contest doping ban, President Vladimir Putin defiant

By AFP | Moscow
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 06:10 PM IST
The decision will have to be communicated to WADA before the end of the month, triggering the appeal process in the Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport.
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A woman walks into the head office for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal, Quebec.(REUTERS)
A woman walks into the head office for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal, Quebec.(REUTERS)

What a four-year doping ban would mean for Russia

By AFP | Moscow
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 08:25 AM IST
It is likely to present more difficulties for Russian athletes wanting to compete on the world stage and for federations who are planning to stage events in a country that has often been a welcoming haven for some of the world’s less wealthy sports.
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Mumbai batsman Prithvi Shaw plays a shot.(PTI)
Mumbai batsman Prithvi Shaw plays a shot.(PTI)

Prithvi Shaw announces return after doping ban

By Rajesh Pansare | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 08:16 AM IST
After a doping ban of eight months ended on Friday, it was a nice feeling for the 20-year-old, who scored 63 off 39 balls in his first comeback game at the Wankhede Stadium.
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File photo of Ravi Kumar Katalu in action.(File/Facebook)
File photo of Ravi Kumar Katalu in action.(File/Facebook)

Weightlifter Ravi Kumar’s doping ban to affect India’s Olympics quota places? IWLF official gives clear answer

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 04:51 PM IST
The new International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)’s rule state that any nation with 20 or more violations at international events (WADA tested) between 2008 and 2020 will have just one male and one female weightlifter.
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Ravi Kumar Katulu competes on the men's 69Kg Group B weightlifting competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games.(Reuters)
Ravi Kumar Katulu competes on the men's 69Kg Group B weightlifting competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games.(Reuters)

Four-year doping ban for India’s Commonwealth weightlifting champ

By Agence France-Presse | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 12:41 PM IST
The 31-year-old Kumar, who won the 69kg title at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and a silver in 2014 (77kg), tested positive for Ostarine, media reports said.
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File image of Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei(AFP)
File image of Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei(AFP)

Lee Chong Wei, badminton’s beloved nearly man

By AFP | Putrajaya, Malaysia
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 02:49 PM IST
The sinewy Lee, blessed with lightning reflexes, retired on Thursday after a 19-year career with a plot like a soap opera, including a doping ban and a frightening brush with cancer
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File image of Jemima Sumgong.(Reuters)
File image of Jemima Sumgong.(Reuters)

Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong banned 8 years for doping lie

By AFP | Paris
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 11:23 PM IST
Sumgong, whose triumph at the 2016 Rio Games made her the first Kenyan woman to win the Olympic marathon crown, was found to have provided “fraudulent medical information”.
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File image of Samir Nasri.(Reuters)
File image of Samir Nasri.(Reuters)

Samir Nasri completes move to West Ham as doping ban ends

By AP | London
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 02:17 PM IST
The Hammers on Monday announced the signing of the 31-year-old Nasri, who is available to play from Tuesday after an 18-month ban for receiving an intravenous treatment at a Los Angeles clinic in breach of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s rules.
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File image of Lee Chong Wei.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Lee Chong Wei.(Action Images via Reuters)

Cancer-hit badminton ace Lee hoping to make comeback

By AFP | Kuala Lumpur
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 02:23 PM IST
The world number five and three-time Olympic silver medallist also posted pictures on social media of himself and his wife smiling and holding their children to mark his 36th birthday on Sunday.
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Jakarta: India's Amit Panghal gestures after he was declared winner against Paalam Carlo (unseen) of Philippines in the Men's Light Fly (46-49kg) boxing semifinal bout at the 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia on Friday, Aug 31, 2018.(PTI)
Jakarta: India's Amit Panghal gestures after he was declared winner against Paalam Carlo (unseen) of Philippines in the Men's Light Fly (46-49kg) boxing semifinal bout at the 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia on Friday, Aug 31, 2018.(PTI)

Boxer Amit Panghal’s doping past may cost him dear

By Abhishek Paul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2018 10:01 AM IST
According to the website of the erstwhile Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) which got derecognised in 2014, Panghal was absent from the boxing scene for two years after the first Dr BR Ambedkar All India Men’s Boxing Tournament in Visakhapatnam in August 2012.
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Abhishek Gupta was handed a retrospective eight-month suspension for an ‘inadvertent’ doping violation in June 2018.(HT Photo)
Abhishek Gupta was handed a retrospective eight-month suspension for an ‘inadvertent’ doping violation in June 2018.(HT Photo)

BCCI names dope-tainted Abhishek Gupta in Duleep Trophy squad, replaces him later with Akshay Wadkar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2018 11:30 PM IST
The BCCI has named Punjab wicket-keeper batsman Abhishek Gupta in the Indian Red squad for Duleep Trophy despite the fact that he is serving a doping ban till September 14.
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Maria Sharapova in action during the Wimbledon first round match against Vitalia Diatchenko on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Maria Sharapova in action during the Wimbledon first round match against Vitalia Diatchenko on Tuesday.(REUTERS)

Maria Sharapova insists she’s still Grand Slam force despite Wimbledon misery

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, London
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 05:56 PM IST
Maria Sharapova suffered her first opening round Wimbledon defeat and earliest Grand Slam exit in eight years when she was shocked by fellow Russian Vitalia Diatchenko on Tuesday.
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Maria Sharapova was speaking after her French Open quarter-final loss to Garbine Muguruza.(REUTERS)
Maria Sharapova was speaking after her French Open quarter-final loss to Garbine Muguruza.(REUTERS)

It’s all true: Maria Sharapova hits back at Serena Williams’ ‘book 100 percent hearsay’ claim

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, Paris
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 10:31 PM IST
Maria Sharapova has refuted Serena Williams’ claim that her autobiography is all hearsay.
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Maria Sharapova has not beaten Serena Williams since 2004.(AFP)
Maria Sharapova has not beaten Serena Williams since 2004.(AFP)

Maria Sharapova wishes Serena Williams ‘speedy recovery’ after French Open withdrawal

By Omnisport | Omnisport
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 08:46 PM IST
Serena Williams has been forced to pull out of the French Open through injury.
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Serena Williams pulled out of her French Open match against Maria Sharapova on Monday.(REUTERS)
Serena Williams pulled out of her French Open match against Maria Sharapova on Monday.(REUTERS)

Serena Williams pulls out of French Open clash against Maria Sharapova due to injury

By Agencies | Paris
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 07:26 PM IST
Serena Williams decided to pull out of her French Open fourth round clash against Maria Sharapova due to a pectoral muscle injury on Monday.
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Paolo Guerrero has been banned after he tested positive for a byproduct of cocaine consumption.(AFP)
Paolo Guerrero has been banned after he tested positive for a byproduct of cocaine consumption.(AFP)

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero asks Swiss court to overturn doping ban

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 10:15 AM IST
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero has now asked Switzerland’s highest court to overturn a drugs-related ban. The ban means the 34-year-old will miss country’s first World Cup in 36 years.
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Maria Sharapova endured one of the worst periods of her career as she lost four straight matches in 2017 but is raring to go again ahead of the French Open tennis grand slam.(AFP)
Maria Sharapova endured one of the worst periods of her career as she lost four straight matches in 2017 but is raring to go again ahead of the French Open tennis grand slam.(AFP)

Maria Sharapova seeks redemption on Roland Garros clay

By Reuters | Reuters, Paris
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2018 01:49 PM IST
Maria Sharapova was dogged by injury and controversy as she tried to get her career back on track, even being denied a wildcard by Roland Garros organisers last year on her return from a 15-month doping ban.
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Peru captain Paolo Guerrero will miss FIFA World Cup 2018 because of a positive doping test.(REUTERS)
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero will miss FIFA World Cup 2018 because of a positive doping test.(REUTERS)

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero banned from FIFA World Cup 2018 in doping case

By Associated Press | Associated Press, Lausanne
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 10:27 PM IST
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero has been ruled out of the FIFA World Cup 2018 after a doping ban was increased from six months to 14 by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS),
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Russia's Maria Sharapova returns the ball to France's Caroline Garcia during their match at the WTA Tennis Grand Prix on Tuesday in Stuttgart.(AFP)
Russia's Maria Sharapova returns the ball to France's Caroline Garcia during their match at the WTA Tennis Grand Prix on Tuesday in Stuttgart.(AFP)

Maria Sharapova stunned by Caroline Garcia in Stuttgart Grand Prix Round 1

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, Stuttgart
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2018 11:12 PM IST
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova lost to Caroline Garcia in three sets in the first round of Stuttgart Grand Prix on Tuesday.
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