India ranks 3rd for third year in a row in WADA doping charts


India has been ranked third for the third year in a row in a doping violation report published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for 2015 with 117 athletes from the country being punished after testing positive for banned substances.

India followed Russian Federation (176 athletes) and Italy (129 athletes) at the third spot in the doping violation chart released by the WADA, the same position as in the reports of 2013 and 2014.
This is the first set of Anti-Doping Rule Violation statistics under the revised WADA Code and third such report in its history since 2013.

    Takeaways from above News-
    • India has been ranked third in a doping violation report published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for 2015
    • The list was topped by Russia
    • The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established in 1999
    • Headquarter of WADA is in Montreal, Canada.

    If you have any other takeaways, do share with us in the comment section
    Source- The Indian Express

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