Narsingh Yadav Handed a 4-Year Doping Ban by Court of Arbitration

 August 22, 2016   R K Gupta

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Even without the ban, it was unlikely that wrestler Narsingh Yadav would have done anything spectacular at Rio. He joined the Indian Olympic Squad after being exonerated by NADA and waited for his 74-kg qualification round on August 18. NADA’s Navin Agrawal may not admit but he acted under heavy government influence in hastily upholding […]

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Sakshi Sindhu Shine as Bright Stars in an Otherwise Dismal Indian Sky in 2016 Rio Games

 August 19, 2016   R K Gupta

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One shuddered at the gloomy thought of India’s largest ever contingent in Olympics games coming back empty-handed. Then when all seemed lost, two women came to the nation’s rescue by eking out performances of their lifetime. While badminton star PV Sindhu progressed merrily, the same was not the case of 58-kg freestyle wrestler Sakshi Malik. […]

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Sakshi Malik brought Medal to India when the Indians were in a dream of the Medal

 August 17, 2016   kridangan

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Wrestler Sakshi Malik who qualified for Bronze medal fight in Women’s freestyle 58 kg won bronze medal. Indians who was dreaming for a medal for India was in dream during mid night. Sakshi made there dreams true. Sakshi lost her quarter-final match against the Russian player Valeria but Sakshi qualified the bronze medal fight Repechage chance. Sakshi […]

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Narsingh Yadav Survives the Tumultuous Dope Drama

Narsingh Yadav Survives the Tumultuous Dope Drama But Faces Next Hurdle On Way to Rio

 August 2, 2016   R K Gupta

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Jitesh Kumar and his father Surender Singh were the worried twosome on Monday morning as they approached a Sonepat court for anticipatory bail. This was several hours before India’s National Anti-Doping Agency or NADA announced its decision to exonerate the 74-kg wrestler Narsingh Yadav from charges of violating anti-doping rules. It came to Narsingh and […]

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Who Out of Narsingh Yadav and Sushil Kumar Will Go to the 2016 Rio Olympics-

Who Out of Narsingh Yadav & Sushil Kumar Will Go to the 2016 Rio Olympics?

 May 14, 2016   R K Gupta

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The answer to this question has been allowed to hang on for too long by the Wrestling Federation of India, WFI and the Indian Olympic Association, IOA. The stalemate sprang up when Narsingh Yadav won the bronze medal at the World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas last year and earned an Olympic quota place for […]

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Narsingh Yadav’s Win at World Championships Puts Indian Wrestling Federation in a Spot

 September 20, 2015   R K Gupta

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At the conclusion of 2015 Wrestling World Championships in Las Vegas, USA on September 12, 2015, 108 men and women wrestlers earned their places for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. India had a poor performance at the World’s with just one quota place earned. Narsingh Pancham Yadav won the freestyle bronze in the 74 Kg […]

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Yogeshwar Wins Wrestling

Yogeshwar Wins Wrestling Gold for India on a Day Marked by Good Performances

 September 29, 2014   R K Gupta

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On Sunday, India added another gold to their dismal looking medal tally, when wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt won his 65kg freestyle bout against Zalimkhan Yusupov of Tajikistan. That helped India jump to the eighth place in the Incheon Asian Games. The ninth day also brought good news from other disciplines like boxing and athletics, where Indians came […]

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Sushil Kumar wrestling champion

 April 6, 2014   Kirti Daga

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Hailing from North India, Sushil Kumar Solanki became a state wrestling champion within 4 years after he started his training at the age of 14. Before becoming the first Indian to win back to back Olympic medals on an individual level, Sushil Kumar won gold at the World Cadet Games in 1998, bronze at the […]

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