Narsingh Yadav’s Rio 2016 Dreams Over, Wrestler Banned For Four Years

HIGHLIGHTS 1Narsingh Yadav tested positive for a banned steroid ahead of Rio Olympics 2NADA said he was victim of sabotage and exonerated him 3But WADA challenged the decision and went to CAS, who banned Narsingh Narsingh Yadav, India’s 74kg wrestlerwho was trapped in doping net, has been banned for four years and will not be able to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics. He failed to get a clearance from Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Rio de Janeiro. “The CAS Panel did not accept the argument of the…

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Blast Heard Near Rio Olympics Cycling Track, No Sign Of Injuries

RIO DE JANEIRO: A small blast shook the area near the finish line of the men’s cycling road race Saturday with about 70 kilometers to go in the race. No one was injured, and the event went on unaffected. Reporters heard a loud boom on the press tribune and felt the ground shake. An officer assigned to the event said it was a controlled explosion of an unattended bag. He did not give his name because he was not authorized to speak. A half dozen military police cordoned off the area.…

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Narsingh Yadav A Victim Of Sabotage, Says Anti-Doping Agency; Will Go To Rio

HIGHLIGHTS 1Narsingh Yadav a victim of sabotage, says National Anti-Doping Agency 2Narsingh had failed two dope tests 3The wrestling federation had named Parveen Rana as Narsingh’s replacement Narsingh Yadav’s Olympic dreams are alive and kicking. The National Anti-Doping Agency, on Monday, gave the dope-tainted wrestler a clean chit to participate in the 74 kg freestyle category at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. Narsingh had returned positive for methandienone – a banned anabolic steroid, following which the wrestler cried foul, claiming that the entire episode was a conspiracy against him.…

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