Rio Olympics Silver Medallist Venus Williams had been given permission to use prohibited substances under Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs).
Lawn Tennis player Sania Mirza has alleged AITA that the action must be taken by the respective authorities to look into the matter. The national body asserted that, “It won’t rush into the matter.”
Currently, several American athletes including Venus and her younger sister Serena Williams were given permission to take banned substance by WADA, ‘Fancy Bears’, a Russian hackers group statement said.
In the Rio Olympics, Sania and Rohan Bopanna had lost the match in doubles semifinals against Venus and Rajeev Ram, who won the silver medal.
On the off chance that any medallist is gotten in the idiot net, he or she will be stripped of the award. At that point, the award might be given to the competitors who completed behind the first medallist.
As per sources, Sania's mom Naseema had rung AITA Life President and ITF Vice President Anil Khanna at the beginning of today requesting that he investigate matter. "She educated that Williams sisters have fizzled WADA dope test and we ought to bring it up with the IOA and IOC," a source said.
It has likewise been learnt that even Ashok Kumar, who is from AITA associated unit of Telangana has asked for AITA to take up the matter.
A senior AITA functionary affirmed the improvement yet said they can't hurry into the matter since despite everything it should be built up if Venus is really at deficiency. "Taking into account only some news we can't make a case, the procedure must be taken after. We have to approach IOA, IOA will then take it up to IOC in light of the fact that the Olympics is their domain. We can't hop the weapon," the workplace carrier said.
He refered to the case of Russian diva Maria Sharapova, who was as of late banned for utilizing banned meldonium. "Something has surfaced. Somebody is going to set up reality, till the fact of the matter is set up we can't make a case. We will need to hold up.
Whatever should be done, we will do it. We are sitting tight for undeniable realities to be uncovered formally. Like it happened with Sharapova. For this situation it is only a news," he said.
"In the event that the news demonstrate wrong, we will lose face. This is the ideal stand that we have taken. We are not going to surge it." According to reports discharged by the Fancy Bears programmers' group, Venus was permitted to take prednisone, prednisolone and triamcinolone, among others, in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Under WADA Rules, competitors may take substances for which they will get a Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE) – waivers that permit them to treat medicinal conditions with pharmaceuticals that may show up on WADA's restricted things list.
It has likewise been accounted for that ITF has affirmed that the Williams sisters had authorization for the remedial utilization of banned medications. ITF has likewise stood up to champion the Williams sisters.