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newswrestling4 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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newswrestling4 years ago

Sakshi Malik : Will drive my Polo car and give my BMW gift to my dad

Life has suddenly changed for grappler Sakshi Malik after her Bronze-medal win at the Rio Olympics. Accolades have been pouring in, she has been bestowed with the highest sporting honor of the nation, and more than those, Sakshi says she is humbled by the love and respect the people have shown her.
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newswrestling4 years ago

Wrestling Federation of India has no money to reward Sakshi Malik

Cash awards and prizes have been flowing towards Sakshi Malik ever since her bronze medal winning performance at the Rio Olympics. But, the 23-year-old is unlikely to receive any cash reward from her 'parent organisation' -Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) with the body having no money.
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newswrestling4 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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newswrestling4 years ago

Sakshi Malik to be brand ambassador of 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign in Haryana

Sakshi Malik, who won the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, arrived in the capital in the wee hours of Wednesday morning to a rousing reception. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar felicitated the 23-year-old and announced her as the state's brand ambassador of the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign.
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newswrestling4 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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newswrestling4 years ago

Thrilled I’m joining Tendulkar and Paes, says Sakshi Malik on Khel Ratna recommendation

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, who has been nominated for Khel Ratna Award, said on Saturday that she is thrilled beyond words to join the ranks of greats like Sachin Tendulkar and Leander Paes. The grappler also added that she is honoured to be recommended for the prestigious award.
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newswrestling4 years 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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newswrestling4 years 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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newswrestling4 years 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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