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Clean chit for Narsingh Yadav

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav gets NADA’s clean chit on Dope controversy, NADA terms entire episode a conspiracy, World Wrestling Federation to take final decision on Yadav’s participation in Olympics. National Anti Doping Agency or NADA has given clean chit to wrestler Narsingh Yadav to participate in Rio Olympics beginning 5th of this month. The NADA disciplinary panel has exonerated Yadav from …

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Rio 2016: Russia’s weightlifting team banned

Russia’s weightlifting team has been banned from competing at the Rio Olympics because of doping offences. Two of the eight-strong weightlifting team had already been banned for prior violations, and another four were named in the McLaren report into the issue. Russia’s Sports Minister said 272 of the original 387 athletes selected had been cleared to complete in Rio. A …

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Narsingh Yadav case: NADA defers decision

The suspense over wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s Olympic participation was today prolonged further after the National Anti-Doping Agency deferred its final verdict on the doping scandal surrounding him to Saturday or Monday at the end of a two-day hearing here. A day after Narsingh and his lawyers presented their case on the failed dope test, which according to them, was a …

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More Russians banned in mounting Rio toll

Ninteen more Russian rowers were banned from the Olympics, taking the toll of the nation’s athletes suspended from Rio to 108 after explosive revelations of state-run doping across Russian sport. As the list of supsended Russians grew, the International Olympic Commitee continued to face fierce criticism for failing to ban Russia outright. Germany’s Olympic discus champion Robert Harting launched a …

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Roger Federer to miss Rio 2016 Olympics

Star tennis player, Switzerland’s Roger Federer has announced that he will not compete at the Rio Olympics and miss the rest of 2016 in order to treat an injury. 34-year-old Federer reached the semi-finals of Wimbledon, where he lost to Milos Raonic, but the 17-time Slam winner underwent surgery on a knee injury in February, which forced him to miss …

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NADA to decide fate of Narsingh Yadav today

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav has lodged an FIR against the cook who allegedly spiked Narsingh Yadav’s food at the training camp in Sonipat. Narsingh Yadav had failed the dope test two days ago. National Doping Agency (NADA) will hear today Wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s case and is likely to take a decision. President of Wrestling Federation of India, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh …

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Athlete Neeraj Chopra sets world record in IAAF U-20

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to become a world champion at any level when he won a gold medal at the U-20 World Championships in Poland. Chopra created a new U-20 world record by throwing the javelin a distance of 86.48m. The 18-year-old from Khandra village in Haryana’s Panipat district broke the old …

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Britain’s Chris Froome wins third Tour de France title

Chris Froome became Britain’s first three-time winner of the Tour de France when he crossed the finish line of the 21-stage race in Paris on Sunday. The Team Sky rider, who won the 2013 and 2015 races, is the first man to defend his title in more than 20 years. Froome ended up beating Romain Bardet of France by four …

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India beat West Indies by innings and 92 runs

India defeated West Indies by an innings and 92 runs in the first cricket Test to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series in Antigua late on Sunday. India notched up 566 for eight declared in their first innings and then bowled out West Indies for 243 to take a lead of 323 runs. Forced to follow-on, West Indies …

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Wrestling body supports Narsingh Yadav

Coming out in support of wrestler Narsingh Yadav, Wrestling Federation of India says, injustice has been done with him; Expresses hope that the committee looking into it does justice. The Wrestling Federation of India has come out in full support of wrestler Narsingh Yadav, saying that injustice has been done with the wrestler, facing ouster from Rio Olympics, after having …

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