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Dope violators eligible for national sports honours if ban served: ministry

New Delhi: The sports ministry has made dope-tainted athletes and coaches eligible for the National Sports Awards provided they have completed their ban periods, a decision that will benefit the likes of boxer Amit Panghal, whose “inadvertent” violation in 2012 has denied him a shot at the honours. In a circular issued for this year’s honours, […]