36 C
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

NADA reiterates India’s stand on doping to world body

- Advertisement -

Around 25 athletes get NADA whereabouts notice during lockdownNew Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) reiterated India’s stand of zero tolerance for doping to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Wednesday.

Navin Agarwal, director-general of NADA, emphasised on NADA’s commitment to making sports free of doping during an online interaction with Witold Banka, the WADA president and Olivier Niggli, the WADA director-general.

Despite lockdown in 2020, NADA initiated online education programme to improve anti-doping awareness in the country. NADA had also conducted webinar on anti-doping and sports science too.

In 2020, NADA had carried out 1250 dope tests in 35 sports disciplines, including track and field. NADA had also conducted 831 in-competition tests targeting Olympics hopefuls.

READ ALSO:  Govt orders removal of encroachments from ASI monuments

Last month, WADA president Banka had also appreciated India’s contribution to anti-doping scientific research and investigation.

India Updates
India Updates is an independent news & Information website. Follow us for regular updates on News and Information.

Follow Us On

READ ALSO:  CBSE exams scheduled for July has now been cancelled: Centre to SC

Related News


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Trending Topics In India

Covid 19 India Updates

Trending News In India

Trending Showbiz

Trending Sports

Latest Trending News In India