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India 3rd in worldwide dope violation in new WADA report

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About World Anti-Doping Agency

Agency created and funded by: The International Olympic Committee (IOC)
Constituted: In 1999 in Lausanne, Switzerland
Aims: to promote, coordinate and monitor the fight against drugs in sports
Headquarters: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
President: Sir Craig Reedie

Key activities:

  • Scientific research, education, development of anti-doping capacities and monitoring of the World Anti-Doping Code
  • India has became No. 3rd in Anti-Doping Rule Violation in 2014 – WADA reported

Anti Doping Rule Violation:WADA

  • The decision will be taken against an athlete following full disciplinary proceedings
  • Award will be either reprimand or a period of ineligibility

96 Anti Doping Rule violation cases registered by IndiaOut of which, 2 each in Athletics and wrestling & 56 men and 23 women whose failed in competition tests  and 13 were out-of-competition

  • Cases like Failure to appear for a test, Possession, Use or trafficking of a Prohibited substance

Causes for Doping Violations

  1. Doping violations at the University
  2. Age-Group
  3. Government Departmental Level Competitions

Ranking of different nations:

Rank Country No of Cases
1 Russia 148
2 Italy 123
3 India 96
4 Belgium 91
4 France 91
5 Turkey 73
6 Australia 49
7 China 49
8 Brazil 46
9 South Korea 43