December 5, 2023

Two Asiad-bound athletes fail dope test, dropped from squad


Two Indian athletes, swimmer Ananya Nayak and wushu player Owais Sarwar, have been dropped from the country’s contingent for the Asian Games in Hangzhou after failing doping tests. Nayak tested positive for nandrolone, a banned substance, while Sarwar tested positive for anabolic steroids. They have been replaced by Jhanvi Choudhary and Suraj Yadav, respectively.

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