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 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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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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India’s Relatively Poor Show in 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow

 August 5, 2014   R K Gupta

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In contrast to the last three Commonwealth Games at Manchester (2002), Melbourne (2006), and New-Delhi (2010), India’s 15 gold medal haul reflects a rather poor performance. Despite fielding a 215 member strong contingent with participation in all events except Netball, Rugby Sevens and Triathlon, overall performance fell short of expectations. Regardless, there were at least […]

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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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