WADA Current Affairs - 2019

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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 Read More…

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Wrestler Narsingh Yadav banned for four years by Court of Arbitration for Sport

Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav was banned from all competitive sporting events for four years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) based in Lausanne, Switzerland. He was banned by CAS following an appeal by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as there was no evidence to accept his claim that his food was spiked by banned Read More…

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UN suspends Maria Sharapova as Goodwill Ambassador after doping allegations

The United Nations (UN) has suspended Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova as Goodwill Ambassador of the organisation after she was tested positive on doping allegations. She was suspended by New York based UN Development Programme (UNDP) until the outcome of the investigation into her case is known. However, UNDP has mentioned that they are grateful Read More…

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WADA suspends RUSADA, Russian anti-doping agency

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA for being non-compliant with the global body’s anti-doping charter in sports. This decision was unanimously passed by WADA’s foundation board and would possibly bar Russian track sportspersons from participating in 2016 Rio Olympics. WADA’s decision comes in lines with its report which had uncovered a Read More…

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WADA inks MoU with China’s Sports Ministry to crack down on supply of PEDS

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sports Ministry of China to crack down on the supply and manufacture of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDS) in the country. Singing of MoU will help in exchange information between Interpol and China’s law enforcement agencies in order to target and dismantle PEDS producers Read More…

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