• Wed, May 22, 2019
  • It is also learnt that Gomathi had earlier tested positive for a banned substance in the sample the National Anti-Doping Agency collected in Patiala during the March 15-18 Federation Cup
    Asian Championships gold medallist Gomathi Marimuthu fails dope test
    Gomathi Marimuthu, who won the 800 metres gold at the Asian Championships last month, was Tuesday handed a provisional suspension after being tested positive for a banned substance.The 'A' sample of the 30-year-old runner from Tamil Nadu, who clocked 2 minute and 2.70 seconds to win the gold on April 22, has returned positive for a steroid in the test conducted during the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha.If her 'B' sample also tests positive, she faces a maximum ban of four years -- as this will be her first doping offence -- while India will lose a gold medal from the Asian Championships.India had won three gold, seven silver and as many bronze medals in the Asian Championships. Yes, Gomathi has tested positive for a steroid and she has been placed under provisional suspension, a top source told PTI on condition of anonymity.It is...
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    Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, whose comeback from a near-fatal crash made him a global symbol of resilience and determination, has died at the age of 70.

  • Dhoni's role massive in India's World Cup campaign, says Shastri Dhoni's role massive in India's World Cup campaign, says Shastri

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni will have a massive role in India's bid to regain the World Cup, coach Ravi Shastri said Tuesday, harping on the veteran's ability to influence the game's little moments.

  • BCCI elections on October 22, announces CoA BCCI elections on October 22, announces CoA

    The Supreme Court had assigned Narsimha in March to mediate with various state associations which had 80 filed interim appeals.

  • Indian shuttlers suffer 2-3 loss to Malaysia in Sudirman Cup Indian shuttlers suffer 2-3 loss to Malaysia in Sudirman Cup

    Mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa produced a brilliant performance to outdo Malaysia's Goh Soon Huat and Lai Shevon Jemie 16-21 21-17 24-22 in an hour and 10-minute...

  • India confident of clearing Malaysia test India confident of clearing Malaysia test

    The Indian shuttlers will eye knockout stage at Sudirman Cup.

  • Siwach leads way as all Indians advance Siwach leads way as all Indians advance

    Former world youth champion Sachin Siwach outclassed his Argentine rival Ramon Nicanor Quiroga as all seven Indians in fray had a smooth sailing on the opening day of the Indian Open boxing tournament...

  • India eves beat Korea 2-1 in tour opener India eves beat Korea 2-1 in tour opener

    The Indian women’s hockey team edged past host South Korea 2-1 in its first game of the three-match bilateral series, here on Monday.

  • Sony acquires rights to FIFA 2019 events Sony acquires rights to FIFA 2019 events

    Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPN) has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights for marquee FIFA events in 2019 including the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019, the FIFA U-20 World Cup...

  • Mbappe fuels speculation on staying with PSG Mbappe fuels speculation on staying with PSG

    Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe fuelled speculation surrounding his future on Sunday, saying that he wants “responsibilities, maybe at PSG, maybe elsewhere”.