The 2011 Kabaddi World Cup has been marred by a major steroid scandal after 31 players have tested positive for anabolic steroids and/or performance-enhancing drugs. Ten out of the 14 countries invited to play at the World Cup have been affected. These include players from Australia, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Spain, Italy, Norway, Germany, Argentina and India. [Read more…]
The use of anabolic steroids appears to be rampant in the sport of kabaddi. Nineteen out of 51 urine samples tested positive for anabolic steroids or other performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) during India’s selection trials for the Kabaddi World Cup.
Kabaddi players were busted using a wide variety of steroids including Winstrol (stanozolol), Dianabol (methendienone), trenbolone, Masteron (drostanolone) and Deca Durabolin (nandrolone decanoate). [Read more…]