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featurewrestling5 months ago

Has Sushil Kumar forced himself into a downward spiral from which he cannot recover?

Sushil Kumar, considered India’s greatest Olympian, now finds himself in a Delhi prison after his alleged involvement in a murder case. With already negative criticism overflowing from all corners, can he really regain his lost reputation or is he going to fade away into thin air?
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newswrestling6 months ago

2021 Asian Wrestling Championships | Ravi Dahiya, Vinesh Phogat claim top honours as India return with 14 medals

Ravi Kumar Dahiya along with four women claimed Gold medals each in their respective events as India ended the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championship, in Almaty, with 14 in their tally. Deepak Punia, who was also aiming for a top-finish, lost to Iran’s Hassan Yazdani in the Gold medal match.
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newswrestling6 months ago

Asian Wrestling Championship bronze medal was very important to me, reveals Narsingh Yadav

Narsingh Yadav, who recently won a Bronze medal in the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championship, feels that the win was one of his biggest achievement in his career so far. The wrestler was banned for four years after he was failed two anti-doping tests ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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newswrestling8 months ago

Matteo Pellicone Wrestling Event 2021 | Bajrang Punia strikes gold to defend title

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia successfully defended his 65kg title at the Matteo Pellicone Ranking series in Rome, last Sunday. On the other hand, Vishal Kaliramana added another medal to India’s tally by claiming a bronze in the 70kg category while Narsingh Yadav (80kg) bowed out without a prize.
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newswrestling2 years ago

No idea why people criticize me, says Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar has defended himself stating that he has no idea why people keep criticizing him and has guessed that the only reason could be temporary publicity. Meanwhile, his former foreign coach Vladimir Mestvirishvili pointed out Sushil’s fast reaction time to be his biggest strength at Worlds.
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newswrestling3 years ago

Delhi High Court lashes out at CBI for media leaks and delay in Narsingh Yadav doping enquiry

The Delhi High Court slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation for leaking out information from Narsingh Yadav probe and ruining the national wrestler’s reputation on the international circuit. The court has asked that CBI Joint Director to look into the issue and sort it out in the coming days.
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newswrestling4 years ago

I was close to a medal in Rio, says suspended freestyle wrestler Narsingh Yadav

Narsingh Yadav, who was handed a four-year ban just a day before the Rio Olympics for alleged dope offence, has claimed that he was close to winning a medal in the Games as he had previously beaten the victors. The freestyle wrestler is hoping that the ongoing CBI probe comes in his favour.
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newswrestling5 years 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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newswrestling5 years 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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newswrestling5 years 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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