Two Indian Powerlifters namely Savita Kumari & Ankit Shishodia have been provisionally suspended by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA). The powerlifters have been provisionally suspended for violating the anti-doping rules.
Both athletes were given a chance to present themselves before the Anti Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) to explain their cases. But because of lockdown amid COVID-19 pandemic, no sitting of panel could take place.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Director General of National Anti Doping Agency: Navin Agarwal.
- The National Anti Doping Agency was established by the Government of India, with the objective of acting as the independent Anti-Doping Organization for India having a vision of dope free sports.