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Indian Rio hopefuls claim innocence on doping

Two Indian competitors have proclaimed their innocence after testing positive for banned steroids just days before they were to leave for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who was to represent India in the 74-kilogram category at the Olympics, said his food supplements were spiked, causing the positive

Indian shotputter fails drugs test before Games

Shotputter Inderjeet Singh on Tuesday became the second Indian athlete to fail a drugs test in recent days, embroiling the nation's Olympic squad in a doping scandal before next month's Rio Games. The Asian champion claimed he was the victim of a conspiracy for criticising sports authorities after his A sample