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Second season of Pro Wrestling League to be held from January 2-19 in New Delhi

Second season of Pro Wrestling League to be held from January 2-19 in New Delhi

ProSportify in association with Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) today announced the revised dates of the competition.

Dope-tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav's case forwarded to CBI for investigation

Dope-tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav's case forwarded to CBI for investigation

Narsingh Yadav was imposed a four-year ban last month by the Court of Arbitration (CAS).

Awards come with responsibility, wrestler Sushil Kumar says after Padma Bhushan nomination

Awards come with responsibility, wrestler Sushil Kumar says after Padma Bhushan nomination

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) recently nominated the 33-year-old for India's third-highest civillian honour.

Narsingh Yadav would have won the silver, claims WFI official

Narsingh Yadav would have won the silver, claims WFI official

Giving another twist to the episode, Prasood said the banned drug found in Narsingh's system was generally taken by people in their fifties to gain weight.

Narsingh Pancham Yadav doping saga: Wrestling Federation of India demands CBI probe into fiasco

Narsingh Pancham Yadav doping saga: Wrestling Federation of India demands CBI probe into fiasco

Narsingh, who bagged the quota in Men`s 74kg freestyle category with a bronze medal finish in last year`s World Championships, ran into trouble over alleged doping offences.

Narsingh Yadav ban: We couldn't convince CAS on conspiracy, sabotage, says WFI chief

Narsingh Yadav ban: We couldn't convince CAS on conspiracy, sabotage, says WFI chief

 Narsingh was ousted from the Olympics and slapped with a four-year ban for flunking a dope test.

Narsingh Yadav gets United World Wrestling go ahead to compete in Rio

Narsingh Yadav gets United World Wrestling go ahead to compete in Rio

The news was confirmed by the Wrestling Federation of India​ president Brij Bhushan Saran Singh.

Twitteratis elated as grappler Narsingh Yadav is exonerated of doping charges by NADA – See reaction!

Twitteratis elated as grappler Narsingh Yadav is exonerated of doping charges by NADA – See reaction!

WFI and NADA acknowledged that wrestler was a victim of conspiracy and deserves to fly to Rio.

Narsingh Yadav doping row: NADA hearing concludes, judgement either on Saturday or Monday

Narsingh Yadav doping row: NADA hearing concludes, judgement either on Saturday or Monday

If the verdict goes against him, the Mumbai-based wrestler could well serve a 4-year ban.

Narsingh Yadav doping controversy: NADA hearing to continue on Thursday

Narsingh Yadav doping controversy: NADA hearing to continue on Thursday

The WFI has named Praveen Rana in the reserve slot in case Narsingh is not able to participate in the Olympics.

Praveen Rana named as Narsingh Yadav's replacement for Rio Olympics​ by WFI

Praveen Rana named as Narsingh Yadav's replacement for Rio Olympics​ by WFI

 If found innocent, Narsingh Yadav will be reinstated.

Central Government plays waiting game as Wrestling Federation backs dope-tainted Narsingh Yadav

Central Government plays waiting game as Wrestling Federation backs dope-tainted Narsingh Yadav

WFI chief Bhusan Sharan Singh also trashed media reports of him calling on the Prime Minister to intervene in the matter.

Narsingh Yadav doping row: PM Narendra Modi intervenes, seeks details of controversy from WFI president

Narsingh Yadav doping row: PM Narendra Modi intervenes, seeks details of controversy from WFI president

Earlier at a press conference, WFI president backed beleaguered Narsingh saying that he had never been reluctant in giving doping tests and the federation was behind him since he was one of India's top medal hopefuls for upcoming Rio Olympics.

Narsingh Yadav's doping case: WFI rallies behind beleaguered wrestler, backs 'conspiracy' claims

Narsingh Yadav's doping case: WFI rallies behind beleaguered wrestler, backs 'conspiracy' claims

WFI said that the federation was backing Narsingh as he was one of India's top medal hopefuls.

Narsingh Yadav cries foul after dope test shock, says truth will come out

Narsingh Yadav cries foul after dope test shock, says truth will come out

Narsingh had won a lengthy legal battle over two-time Olympics medallist Sushil Kumar, who also staked his claim to represent the country in 74kg freestyle at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

SHOCKING! Star wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails dope test, Rio participation doubtful

SHOCKING! Star wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails dope test, Rio participation doubtful

Narsingh was selected for the Rio Olympics in controversial circumstances.

Sushil Kumar to meet WFI, challenge High Court's verdict if federation doesn't budge

Sushil Kumar to meet WFI, challenge High Court's verdict if federation doesn't budge

Going by norms in WFI guidelines, a quota belongs to the country and not to an individual wrestler, and former world champion Sushil pointed out that there should be a trial in 74kg category to decide who would go to Rio.

Sushil Kumar to approach WFI before deciding on moving Supreme Court

Sushil Kumar to approach WFI before deciding on moving Supreme Court

Sushil's mentor and father-in-law Mahabali Satpal, meanwhile, said he was upset with the verdict.

Rio Olympics 2016: Delhi High Court dismisses Sushil Kumar's plea seeking trial with Narsingh Yadav

Rio Olympics 2016: Delhi High Court dismisses Sushil Kumar's plea seeking trial with Narsingh Yadav

Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) conducted a transparent process of selection, says Delhi HC.

 

Sushil Kumar, Narsingh Yadav await Delhi High Court verdict in Rio Olympics quota​ row

Sushil Kumar, Narsingh Yadav await Delhi High Court verdict in Rio Olympics quota​ row

Going by norms in WFI guidelines, a quota belongs to the country and not to an individual wrestler, and former world champion Sushil pointed out that there should be a trial in 74kg category to decide who would go to Rio.