Bajrang Punia, Sushil Kumar call for wrestling to be declared national sport; Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju doesn't concur
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said he can't favour any particular sport but hoped that wrestling will produce the most medals for India at next year's Tokyo Olympics.
Asian Games 2018: Sushil Kumar insists his career is far from over after losing opening match in mega event
Veteran Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar on Sunday asserted that his career is far from being over despite a disappointing first round exit from the Asian Games putting a question mark on his future.
WFI conceded that it was not being able to convince the CAS panel that grappler Narsingh Yadav was a victim of conspiracy and sabotage, and that was why he lost the case and was ejected from the Rio Olympics with a four-year ban.
Cleared by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), Narsingh Yadav on Wednesday got the go ahead of United World Wrestling (UWW) to compete in the Rio Olympics even as he waited for a WADA clearance as well.