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Gomathi Marimuthu tests positive for steroids; handed provisional ban

Indian athlete Gomathi Marimuthu has been handed a provisional suspension after she was tested positive for a steroid which is a banned substance for the athletes. Marimuthu’s sample ‘A’ has tested positive and if the sample ‘B’ comes with the same result then she will be banned for four years.
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newsathleticsa day ago

Gomathi Marimuthu denies doping allegations

Indian athlete Gomathi Marimuthu has said that she has no idea as to what was the basis behind the doping allegations and expressed her frustration on not being consulted about it before the report was published. Marimuthu went on to say that she is currently inquiring into the matter.
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newsathleticsa day ago

Reports | Gomathi Marimuthu tests positive for banned substance

According to a report on Deccan Herald, Indian athlete Gomathi Marimuthu has tested positive for using a banned substance. The DH report has further added that 30-year-old Marimuthu is expected not to travel to Spala in Poland where the Indian athletes are now training after the positive result.
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newsathletics3 days ago

Indian coaches understand Indian athletes better than foreign coaches, insists Avinash Sable

India’s star steeplechase athlete Avinash Sable has been of the opinion that the Indian coaches understand the physical attributes of Indian athletes better than the foreign coaches. Sable, who is the national record holder in 300m steeplechase, would be running in the World 10K on Sunday.
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newsathletics4 days ago

Top Indian long-distance runners aim big at World 10K Bengaluru

Reputed Indian long distance runners Avinash Sable, Abhishek Pal and G Lakshmanan will battle it out in the men’s category of the World 10K Bengaluru on Sunday. On the other hand, the female category will see Sanjivani Jadhav, Swati Gadhave and Parul Chaudhary competing for a medal.
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newsathletics5 days ago

There is a perfect blend of great poise and power from start to finish in Dutee Chand’s running, states Nagpuri Ramesh

Athletics coach Nagpuri Ramesh has asserted that Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has a perfect blend of great poise and power in her running. Ramesh has also added that qualifying cycles for the World Championships has also started and Chand is determined to meet the mark for the global event.
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newsathletics6 days ago

We are taking step by step and not pushing Neeraj Chopra, says Adille Sumariwala

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille Sumariwala has said that, the federation is going step by step regarding Neeraj Chopra’s participation in the World Athletics Championships. Sumariwala has also added that they are also not having a word with Chopra regarding the global event.
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newsathletics6 days ago

Dipa Karmakar likely to miss Asia Championships after SAI’s abrupt change in plans

With the Sports Authority of India now changing dates, venue, and eligibility criteria of the Asia Championship trials abruptly, top Indian athletes like Dipa Karmakar, Rakesh Patra, and others are likely to miss. The Gymnastics Federation of India has written a letter to SAI regarding the same.
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newsathletics6 days ago

More than 10 weightlifters fail dope test ahead of Commonwealth Championships

In a huge blow ahead of the Commonwealth Championships, more than 10 weightlifters have tested positive for performance enhancing drugs with them being asked to leave the national camp and getting banned. The National Anti-Doping Agency had collected over 30 urine samples during the national.
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newsathletics11 days ago

IAAF World Relays | India fail to qualify for the final

India’s women’s relay team finished a terrible 18th in the 21-team field while the men’s team ended 17th in the 17-team field, thereby failing to qualify for Doha World Championships, where the top 10 qualifies. Hima Das participated in the women’s team amidst all injury fears but to no avail.
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