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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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 replacement announced

 July 27, 2016   Vishal Pandey

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The Wrestling Federation of India has announced the replacement for Narsingh yadav, and No It’s not Sushil Kumar as was widely expected, It’s Praveen Kumar Rana instead who is going to represent India at Rio Olympics 2016 in the  74 Kg freestyle wrestling Category. The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has sent an official request to […]

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Narsingh Yadav fails drug test, Cries Foulplay

 July 25, 2016   Vishal Pandey

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Indian Freestyle Wrestler Narsingh Yadav has been tested positive for Banned substance in a test conducted by National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) barely 10 days before the start of the Rio Olympics. The development has cast doubts over his participation at all in the 74kg freestyle wrestling event. The Wrestler has tested positive for methandienone – a banned anabolic steroid.National […]

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India’s Rio Quest: Abhinav Bindra Chosen as Flag-Bearer

 June 13, 2016   R K Gupta

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In one of last week’s developments, the Indian Olympic Association, IOA announced that 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra would be the flag-bearer of Indian contingent at Rio Games’ opening ceremony on August 5. This will also be the fifth Olympic appearance for the ace shooter, who is the sole individual gold medal winner […]

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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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