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India CWG champion lifter Sanjita Chanu cleared of doping charges
Hindustan Times

Cleared of doping Chanu to finally get Arjuna award

IMAGE: International Weightlifting Federation dropped the doping charge against Sanjita Chanu due to ‘non-conformities’ in the handling of her sample last month. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters Cleared of the dope taint, two-time Commonwealth Games gold-winning weightlifter Sanjita Chanu will finally get the coveted Arjuna award which has been on hold since 2018. A Sports Ministry source confirmed that Chanu will be conferred with the Arjuna award as per a 2018 Delhi ..., 1 month ago

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Three Russians' samples test positive for same banned substance, IWF says

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said on Friday that doping samples taken from three-time world weightlifting champion Nadezhda Evstyukhina and two other Russian weightlifters had tested positive for the same banned substance.
 Reuters1 month ago Three Russians' samples positive for same banned substance: IWF  Rediff.com1 month ago

Weightlifting federation probe reveals corruption, doping cover-ups

'I found an organisation that had been subject for close to half a century to an autocratic leader who dictated through various control mechanisms everything that occurred within the organisation.' IMAGE: 81-year-old Hungarian Tamas Ajan had been at the IWF since the mid 70s, serving first as secretary general and then as president from 2000 until his resignation in April. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) was plagued by decades of corruption ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Weightlifting: Federation plagued by decades of corruption, says investigation  Reuters2 months ago Weightlifting: Investigation finds corruption at highest level of IWF  Reuters2 months ago

Weightlifting could lose spot in Olympics says IOC's Bach

Weightlifting could lose its place in future Olympic Games if ongoing investigations into the sports' international federation (IWF) reveal more corruption, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.
 Reuters1 month ago

Indian weightlifters 'boycott' China-made equipment

'We should boycott all Chinese equipment. The Indian Weightlifting Federation has taken the decision that it will not use any equipment made in China.' IMAGE: Deepak Lather during the men's 69 kg weightlifting competition at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images Claiming to be saddled with faulty equipment from China, the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) on Monday called for a boycott of sports apparatus made in that country after the violent ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Times of India

WADA to investigate weightlifting doping allegations

WADA to investigate IWF doping allegations IMAGE: IWF had been plagued by decades of corruption and also discovered the doping infractions. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has begun an investigation into doping violations after an inquiry led by Richard McLaren uncovered 40 positive adverse analytical findings hidden in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) records.   In a scathing report released earlier this month, McLaren and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago WADA to investigate IWF doping allegations  Times of India1 month ago

Indian hockey's GOLDEN evening in Moscow

'The feeling that we were Olympic champions only dawned on us when we reached India.' Part 1: When 'The Babes of Indian Hockey' struck gold in Moscow IMAGE: The Indian hockey team members after winning the gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. Photograph: Kind courtesy Vasudevan Baskaran   M M Somaya, who went on to feature in the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, captaining the team at the Seoul Games, is all praise for Captain Vasudevan Baskaran's leadership skills, saying he did well to ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

'What if any athlete gets infected while competing'?

'I am aware of some athletes contracting the virus outside after some events were resumed. Given the risk involved, it's not worth it. We must wait for things to get better.' IMAGE: Boxing ace Vijender Singh believes it will be a big risk to resume sporting competitions in India given the sharp rise in number of COVID-19 cases in the last few weeks. The administrators are busy thrashing out resumption plans but with the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing down, India's sportsperson ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Sport could resume in India sans fans in August

'The resumption of sporting events will boost the confidence of our athletes and also create an atmosphere of normalcy in these trying times. We can plan some events August onwards.' IMAGE: Among the key points discussed in the meeting, it was suggested by the ministry that federations submit an interim ACTC to kick start training of Olympic bound athletes in a phased manner. Photograph: Hockey India Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said tournaments can start without spectators from ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Confident of sending record 125 athletes to Tokyo Olympics'

'Olympics is once in four years, and athletes have only one shot at glory, and it's important to have a holistic approach, use science, use medicine, use technology and engineering in training and that will make a difference'   IMAGE: India sent a 117-member contingent at the 2016 Rio Games and 83 competitors to London in 2012. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra is confident of sending a record contingent of 125 athletes to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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