Narsingh Yadav

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar has no time for negativity

While his image was tainted following a bitter face-off with Narsingh Yadav just before the Rio Olympics in 2016, it was followed by numerous controversies concerning his national selection trials. 

Aug 31, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Narsingh Yadav moves Delhi HC, seeks speedy completion of CBI probe into doping allegations

The Indian wrestler has been facing doping charges after being tested positive for methandienone following two anti-doping tests conducted by the NADA on June 25 and July 5 ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Jan 21, 2019, 13:04 PM IST

Narsingh Yadav hopes CBI enquiry will clear his tainted name

Narsingh, who was preferred over two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar as the country's quota entry for Rio in the 74 kg class after he secured it in Las Vegas in 2015, was thrown out of the Games a day before his opening bout by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Sep 01, 2017, 21:46 PM IST

Sports Ministry rejects Narsingh Yadav's conflict of interest charge against Sushil Kumar

Sushil, India's lone double Olympic medallist, was among 14 Olympians appointed by the Sports Minister as national observers for their respective disciplines earlier this year.

Jun 29, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Suspended wrestler Narsingh Yadav questions Sushil Kumar's appointment as national observer

Narsingh, last week shot off a letter to the Sports Ministry, raising question on how Sushil could become a national observer, when he is involved with the grooming of wrestlers at the Chhatrasal Stadium's akhada which is run by his father-in-law Satpal.

Jun 28, 2017, 20:47 PM IST

Dope-tainted Narsingh Yadav records statement before CBI, alleges conspiracy against him

Narsingh had submitted that the doping offence was due to sabotage carried out by Jithesh (a junior wrestler and a member of Sushil Kumar's entourage) by mixing his energy drinks with prohibited substance on either June 23 or 24.

Jan 14, 2017, 15:06 PM IST

Indian legend Sushil Kumar likely to make WWE debut next year

Early this year, in October, the multiple Olympic medallist confirmed that WWE top officials had approached him with an offer.

Dec 29, 2016, 15:08 PM IST

CBI finally registers case in wrestler Narsingh Yadav's doping scandal

The wrestler was tested positive for banned substance for about 20 days ahead of the start of the Olympic Games.

Oct 18, 2016, 19:30 PM IST

Sushil Kumar contemplating shocking move to WWE: Here's The Great Khali's warning to the wrestler...

Khali, whose real name is Dalip Singh Rana, became a break-out star when he signed a contract with the WWE in 2006.

Oct 16, 2016, 17:24 PM IST

CBI could soon start formal probe in Narsingh Yadav doping case

Yadav was slapped with a four-year ban last month by the Court of Arbitration.

Sep 19, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

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).

Sep 16, 2016, 17:53 PM IST

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.

Sep 07, 2016, 20:39 PM IST

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav assures Narsingh Yadav of CBI Probe into doping scandal

Narsingh Yadav failed to compete at the Rio Olympics after being handed a ban by Court of Arbitration of Sports

Sep 06, 2016, 18:30 PM IST

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.

Aug 26, 2016, 20:39 PM IST

Narsingh Yadav dope case: Grappler took banned substance intentionally, claims CAS

Narsingh`s urine sample taken out-of competition on June 25 was found to contain metabolites of methandienone and long term metabolite of methandienone.

Aug 23, 2016, 13:06 PM IST

My career all but over if ban not reviewed: Narsingh Yadav

Narsingh said WADA did not give him enough time to call his lawyer to Rio and that also did not help his cause.

Aug 22, 2016, 19:22 PM IST

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.

Aug 21, 2016, 16:59 PM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt not letting negativity affect him ahead of his event at Rio Olympics 2016

"Everyone in the team is in a shock, and we are trying our best that it does not affect Yogeshwar. He is our last medal hope. We just pray that he gets a good draw," he added.

Aug 20, 2016, 19:36 PM IST

Narsingh Yadav vows to take his battle to PM Narendra Modi seeking thorough investigation

Narsingh was evicted from the Olympics Village this morning as the ban meant his accreditation and entry was cancelled.

Aug 20, 2016, 02:32 AM IST

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.

Aug 19, 2016, 13:23 PM IST