Indian Express – By: Express Web Desk |

Published:November 19, 2017 5:18 Rathore insisted that the most adverse effect is on the fans as they are “cheated” (Source: File)
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Sunday said that the Indian cricket board could have ensured the doping test of the players to be conducted by NADA.

Summary

  • By: Express Web Desk | Published:November 19, 2017 5:18 Rathore insisted that the most adverse effect is on the fans as they are “cheated” (Source: File)Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Sunday said that the Indian cricket board could have ensured the doping test of the players to be conducted by NADA.
  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had earlier stated that it cannot be subjected to the norms of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) as it is an “autonomous sports organisation affiliated to the International Cricket Council.”
  • But when the entire sports bodies of the country and also of some other countries are trusting our National Anti-Doping Agency, the cricketers can also do that,” Rathore said.
  • BCCI had earlier sent two letters to Sports Ministry and NADA that said it “has a zero-tolerance policy to doping in the sport of cricket and is committed to fight against doping in cricket in all forms.”
  • “BCCI has adopted the WADA list of prohibited substances and prohibited methods, as amended by WADA from time to time, as more particularly set out in Article 4.


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