Sports  /  Published 24.07.20

Asian Games gold upgrade

The Indian medals tally at the 2018 Asian Games was augmented on Thursday, with the 4x400m mixed relay team's silver medal being upgraded to gold and Anu Raghavan's fourth-place finish in the ...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.07.20

NDTL suspension won't affect dope testing

The sports ministry is confident that the six-month extension of suspension of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) will not be a blow to India's anti...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.19

Women are not better multitaskers than men

Sir — Women have traditionally been considered better at multitasking than men. But a study published in PLOS One shows that they are no better at it than men, rather they are simply forced to do se...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 09.08.19

BCCI swallows dope pill

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally agreed to come under the purview of the National Anti Doping Agency (Nada) like all other sporting associations and federations, after ston...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.08.19

Wada threat looms over Prithvi Shaw

The Prithvi Shaw doping case is getting interesting now.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may feel it has gone by the book by slapping a retrospective ban on the promising India cricket...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.02.19

Indian sport has failed the dope test

The members of the arbitration panels – called the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel and the Anti-Doping Appeal Panel – also need to ensure that they get to the bottom of a case before passing an ord...
By G. Rajaraman in

Sports  /  Published 28.12.19

Weightlifter Seema banned for years for doping

 India's Commonwealth Championship silver medallist weightlifter Seema has been slapped with a four-year suspension for a doping violation.In a statement, the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) s...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 28.02.20

8-year ban on Sun Yang

China’s top swimmer Sun Yang has vowed to appeal after being handed an eight-year ban on Friday for a dope test violation that would rule him out of the Tokyo Games.The Court of Arbitration for Spor...
By Reuters in Lausanne

Sports  /  Published 10.10.19

Doping ban on rising fencer, blame on Viagra

Chunni Lal, a 20-year-old fencer from Bahroj in Rajasthan, has tested positive for Androstanolone, an endogenous anabolic steroid banned under World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada)’s 2018 prohibited list....
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.19

Sumatran tiger death a shame

Sir — It was appalling to read about the Sumatran tiger that was found dead by the Indonesian police. Even worse was the discovery of four tiger foetuses being kept in a plastic jar. Five people hav...
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