newswrestling5 months ago

CBI to investigate wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s doping scandal

CBI will investigate wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s doping scandal that saw the Rio Olympics medal hopeful clash with NADA officials before being barred from competing at the Games and slapped a four-year ban by the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) a day before his opening bout.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Narsingh would have won at least a silver medal : WFI secretary

Wrestling Federation of India's secretary VN Prasood has insisted that Narsingh Yadav would have returned at least with a silver medal from the Rio Olympics, had he not been banned. He also insisted that Narsingh had received all the required approvals before boarding the flight to Rio.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Narsingh intentionally doped, took tablets more than once, rules CAS

Setting aside the sabotage theory, the Court of Arbitration for Sports banned Narsingh Yadav for four years from competitive sport. The Court ruled that he had intentionally taken the drug orally on more than one occasion, but allowed for a reversal if the sabotage was proved in an Indian court.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Narsingh Yadav: If I'm the culprit, hang me

After his accreditation was cancelled and he was forced out of the Olympic village, Narsingh Yadav on Friday, vowed to fight against the injustice done to him. Narsingh Yadav, who was banned for four years after the verdict from the CAS, said that he would go to the Prime Minister’s office if needed
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newswrestling7 months ago

Narsingh was beaten by his compatriots, says IOA Chief

In the wake of all the controversy surrounding Narsingh Yadav, IOA chief Rajeev Mehta accused few unnamed Indians for plotting against the star grappler. He also stressed that this was a loss for the entire country and told that they will try to bring down the four-year ban laid on Narsingh.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Olympic dreams over! Narsingh Yadav banned for 4 years as CAS overturns NADA's decision

Narsingh Yadav's dream of competing for his nation at the Rio Olympics came to a grinding halt today morning as the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturned NADA's ruling, and has imposed a four-year ban on the wrestler. Narsingh, however, has vowed to prove his innocence in the case.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Narsingh Yadav's Olympic participation in doubt after WADA appeals against his clean chit

Narsingh Yadav's chances of participating at the Rio Olympics are in trouble after the WADA has filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the clean chit given to him by the NADA. Narsingh had flown to Rio last week after the clean chit from the national body.
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newswrestling8 months ago

Rio 2016 | Narsingh Yadav flies to Brazil

Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav has finally flown to Rio after the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has decided against conducting any reinstatement test on the wrestler. He will join the rest of the Indian contingent ahead of the start of the 74 kg wrestling event, which will begin on 19th August.
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newswrestling8 months ago

Narsingh Yadav : Fighting back was my only option

Relieved after the acquittal from the doping charges, Narsingh Yadav revealed how he was warned about such possibilities, but had not expected them. The wrestler also said fighting back was his only option after the charges were foisted on him and he looks to regain his confidence ahead of Rio.
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newswrestling8 months ago

We will review Narsingh Yadav’s case, says WADA

Although he got a clean chit from the National Anti-Doping Agency, wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s hopes of making it to Rio is still some distance away with the WADA set to review his case. The World body confirmed on Tuesday that they have requested the case files from NADA to review the case.
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