Tokyo Olympics 2020: Confident of not only qualifying for Games but also standing on podium, says Narsingh Yadav
The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 has handed Narsingh Pancham Yadav a lifeline and the dope-tainted wrestler on Thursday said he will make full use of the "golden chance" after the federation announced that it won't come in the way of his return.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games postponement may have opened door for dope-tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav
Yadav was handed a four-year doping ban just hours before his first bout at the Rio Olympics after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) won its appeal against an earlier exoneration
Asian Wrestling Championships: With advice from Sushil Kumar, Amit Kumar Dhankar spices up 74kg weight class
Amit Dhankar could find himself crossing paths with two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar in the 74kg weight class after moving up weight classes last year.
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As Narsingh Yadav doping saga inches closer to climax, a look at how tainted wrestler's defence collapsed
It had the trappings of a mystery novel. But as the Narsingh Yadav doping case nears its climax, here's how his defence collapsed.
Asian Games 2018: Sushil Kumar, the gentle giant of Indian wrestling, faces uncertain future after first round defeat
Despite having expressed himself clearly that he wanted to compete in the 2020 Olympic Games as well, only Sushil Kumar will know now whether he will make himself available for selection for the Indian team over the next year or so.
Wrestling Federation of India won't hold trials for Olympic spots ahead of Tokyo 2020 despite Rio Olympics standoff
Should an Indian wrestler win a quota spot at Estonia World Championships, he/she will be considered India's official entry for the Tokyo Olympics in the weight class, despite the 11-month gap.
Inderjeet, who was provisionally suspended on 26 July 2016, will serve the four-year sanction from that date. It remains to be seen if he will prefer an appeal in the complex case.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Wrestler Rahul Aware sets aside self doubts to end long wait for international glory
It has been a long wait for the wrestler to corner glory whose run-ins with the authorities grabbed headlines more than his achievements on the wrestling mat.
Despite his proven credentials, Sushil has been dropped from the government's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) but the veteran has no complaints.
17 months later, Narsingh is exactly where he was after the Rio Olympics with the CBI yet to conclude investigations.
Kushti in Mumbai: Akharas preserve traditional form of Indian wrestling, despite lack of funding, support
The pehelwans practice Kushti in these akharas twice a day, while juggling day jobs
Commonwealth Games 2018: Sushil Kumar needs to shut out controversies, lack of match practice to deliver for India
Sushil has been out of action from international wrestling for more than three years, which could have been a major concern at the Commonwealth Games, but he made a fine return to international wrestling with a gold at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in December.
Controversy took centrestage at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium when supporters of both Sushil and Rana clashed and beat each other.
National Wrestling Championship: Sushil Kumar becoming champion with walkovers is mockery of the sport
No rules were broken and yet the very tenets of sport were taunted when Sushil Kumar's opponents in the last three ‘bouts’ refrained from locking horns with him.
Sandeep Yadav, tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav's ex-roommate, handed four-year ban by WFI for failing dope test
Tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav's former roommate Sandeep Tulsi Yadav, who had also failed the dope test last year, has been handed a four-year ban by the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of the NADA.
Defiant Narsingh Yadav still harbours hopes of competing at Tokyo Olympics, after a year in wilderness
“I still train regularly and haven’t made a lot of tweaks in the way I train. I’m sure I will get justice sooner rather than later. I want to do well at the Tokyo Olympics,” Narsingh Yadav told reporters.
What Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, president of the WFI needs to do is introspection and humbly own the responsibility after Indian wrestlers' dismal show in Paris.
Rejecting allegations of conflict of interest against Sushil Kumar, the sports ministry on Thursday defended the star grappler's appointment as a national observer for wrestling.
Narsingh Yadav questions Sushil Kumar's appointment as national observer in letter to sports ministry
Suspended wrestler Narsingh Yadav has objected to Sushil Kumar's appointment as a national observer, raising conflict of interest allegations in a letter to the Sports Ministry.