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25 of 27 Indian men players pass dope test

Posted on Dec 06, 01:54PM | UNI

The officials of the National Anti-Doping Agency has cleared the 25 out of 27 members of the Indian men team which are participating in the 3rd Pearls World Cup Kabaddi 2012 being hosted by the Punjab Government at different venues of the state. However, the results of the Indian women's team are yet to be received by the organisers.

Disclosing this here today Punjab Kabaddi Association president Sikander Singh Maluka said that 27 Indian players gave the samples for dope test. Out of which results of 25 players have been received and all these players positive negative. He further said that result of the remaining two players is yet to receive. Mr. Maluka said that this is reaffirmation of India's resolve to keep games dope free. He further said that India has strictly implemented the conduction of dope test on every player who went through trails for getting entry to the Indian kabaddi team.

Mr. Maluka further said that results of Indian women Kabaddi players was awaited as soon as result is received from NADA it would be declared there and then. He said that the samples for these dope tests were taken before the commencement of this tournament and now samples for second dope test of the players would be taken during the matches so as to ensure the complete aloofness of the players from the drugs.

It may be recalled that the Indian teams were taken to New Delhi for dope test.