Blessing Okagbare, Nigerian Runner Suspended from Drug Test

The athletics drug testing agency has temporarily suspended a Nigerian sprinter after a failed drug test that was the first drug-related suspension of an active athlete at the Tokyo Games. In DeclarationThe Athletics Integrity Unit, which runs the antidoping program for sport, said on July 19 that a sample taken from sprinter Blessing Okagbare during …

Biden to Nominate Rahul Gupta to Head National Drug Control Office

Charleston’s program was nationally recognized, but Dr. While Gupta was a health commissioner, he was criticized by the city’s mayor. Dr. Gupta’s department released an audit that found faults in the program, including poor record keeping, which led to the program’s certification being revoked after the city was already shut down. Public health experts said …