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Narsingh Rio Dreams End: CAS slaps Four Year Ban on the Wrestler

Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) on Friday imposed a four-year ban on Narsingh Yadav reversing the clean chit given by NADA (National Anti-Doping Agency). Narsingh was to fight for men’s 74kg category today.

The wrestler was to take on France’s Zelimkhan Khadjiev in quarters.

The upset Yadav said “To say I am devastated at the decision of CAS would be putting it mildly. I have gone through so much over the last two months off the mat but the thought of fighting for the glory of the nation at the Games had kept me going. My dream of competing and winning the country a medal at the Rio Olympics has been cruelly snatched away from me twelve hours before my first bout,”

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Narsing’s Urine sample was tested positive for steroid methandienone on June 25th and July 5th. He said that he was a victim of conspiracy and his food/ supplement sample or Urine sample has tampered. Later on enquiry he was cleared for RIO by NADA.

However, WADA (World National Anti-Doping Agency) has challenged the decision of NADA India since the wrestler was tested positive twice in the month of June and July.

“The parties were informed that the application was upheld, that Narsingh Yadav was sanctioned with a four-year ineligibility period starting today and that any period of provisional suspension or ineligibility effectively served by the athlete before the entry into force of this award shall be credited against the total period of ineligibility to be served,” CSA informed in a statement.

The panel did not agree with the Yadavs argument that he was victim of sabotage, and he had no intention to violate the anti-doping rules.

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“Furthermore, all competitive results obtained by Narsingh Yadav from and including 25 June 2023 shall be disqualified, with all resulting consequences (including forfeiture of medals, points and prizes). The CAS Panel did not accept the argument of the athlete that he was the victim of sabotage and noted that there was no evidence that he bore no fault, nor that the anti-doping rule violation was not intentional. Therefore the standard 4-year period of ineligibility was imposed by the Panel,” CSA added.

Narsing’s mother appeals the government of India particularly PM Narendra Modi for justice. Unknown of the next step to take, the family was rolling tears for Yadav. The 27-year-old wrestler is asked to return to the home country by tomorrow.

“But I will do everything it takes to prove my innocence. It is all I have left to fight for,” he said in a statement issued by his sponsors JSW Sports.

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Sports fraternity say that Yadav was a victim of Conspiracy that costed four years with ban. Indian contingent’s chef-de-mission Rakesh Gupta said that it was so unfortunate get a ban imposed in spite of getting clearance from NADA.

“Narsingh will be a shattered man today. His career has been ruined. It is so unfortunate,” he said.

PV Sindhu Becomes First Indian to Enter Badminton Finals in Olympics: Assures a Silver Medal

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu scripted History as she entered Finals of women’s singles Badminton at Olympics. She defeated the world no 6th Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 in the semi-final to assure a medal for the country.

Sindhu showed completely different game and composure from the beginning of the game. All eyes were on the 21-year-old who dominated her Japanese opponent with the game and body language.

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According to the sources, the coach P. Gopichand has trained her to show up aggression in body Language along with the game which she excels. The height advantage has always been with Sindhu and specially in this match where the opponent was just 5.1

The first set was head to head where Sindhu dominated at every step without letting the opponent gain a major lead. She, however, won the set with 21-19. The second set came as a surprise to the viewers. The Japanese opponent Nozomi equated the score till 10 -10 but the Indian player didn’t leave space in the court to keep her opponent locked at the same score and winning the set by 21-10.

The country was proud of her achievement with thousands of tweets flooded congratulating her success. Sindhu is all set to face top-seeded Carolina Marin in the finals scheduled 7:30 Pm IST today.

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Her parents Vijaya and P V Ramana are former volley ball players. They gave all daughters success credit to her Coach P. GopiChand, who is the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001.

PV Sindhu has registered three terrific wins in Rio Olympics against World No. 8 Tai Tzu-Ying, World No. 2 Wang Yihan and the world no 6 Nozomi Okuhara.

Sindhu had won three matches against Carolina marine previously. She said to media that Carolina is a tough opponent, and she will have to give her best shot in the finals.

Rio Olympics Day 12 Highlights: India Opens Medal Tally with Bronze

On 12th day at Rio, United States athletes showed great performances with medals in their list. India saw its first medal bronze from Sakshi Malik in wrestling.

American Brianna Rollins won gold in the women’s 100 metres hurdles final. Jamica’s Elaine Thompson took the women’s 200 metres gold medal finishing in 21.78 seconds.

Tianna Bartoletta of United States won gold in women’s long jump. Chinese duo win Men’s table tennis by defeating Japan 3-1 in the final.

Jamicas Usain Bolt qualifies for 200m finals, Justin Gatlin and yohan blake out of the qualifiers.

United States team beat Argentina, 105-78 and made to the semi-finals of the Men’s basketball tournament. The team will be facing Spain in their next match.

Sakshi Malik wins Bronze in Women’s Wrestling: The First Indian Female Wrestling Olympic Medallist

Sara Dosho of Japan won gold 3-1 defeating Russia’s Natalia Vorobieva in women’s 69kg freestyle wrestling final.Britain reached Women’s hockey finals after beating, New Zealand 3-0. The team will be facing Netherlands in the finals.

Kaori Icho of japan wins women’s 58kg wrestling event beating beat Russia’s Valeriia Zholobova 3-1. India’s Sakshi Malik and Tunisia’s Marwa Amri won the bronze medals.

Japan’s Eri Tosaka won gold in 48 Kg women’s freestyle wrestling final.

Indonesia’s badminton duo  Ahmad Tontowi and Liliyana Natsir, clinched Gold after beating Malaysia 21-14 21-12 Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying.

India at Rio:

Finally India opened its medals account with the first one clinched by Wrestler Sakshi Malik in 58 kg womens wrestling freestyle.

Vinesh phogat fellow wrestler competing in 48Kg womens wrestling freestyle left the competition with injury.

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Kidambi srikanth fought to keep up his hopes but lost to the defending champion,  lin dan 21-6, 11-21, 21-18. The first set was a terrible loss to kidambi as it was dominated by his counterpart. However, he gave a tough fight in the second set winning it. Athelete Tintu Luka ended at 29th position in 800m race finishing in 2:00.58.

The Worst Injuries at Rio Summer Olympics 2016

Rio Olympics had started in a grand way. Athletes from all over the globe are performing mind-blowing stunts.Many players have broken records and won medals for their countries. Serious injuries had happened to some players.

In a recent 77kg clean and jerk competition at the top central pavilion, a painful incident has happened to Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan .His elbow was dislocated while attempting to lift a 195kg weight.All went right until his extension of his elbow went too far leading to the turning the wrong way crushing under the weight.

Karapetyan who is one of the favourites to win the gold medal went screaming pain .the scene was so pathetic, and all the Armenian staff and coaches held their heads with hands.
The 20-year-old was quickly moved to the hospital after first aid.

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Karapetyan ‘s Olympic debut dreams were shattered due to the painful incident.
The Armenian athlete won the gold medal in this year’s European weightlifting championship.
He also got a bronze medal in the 2015 world weightlifting championship.

This is not the first painful injury happened in Rio Olympics french gymnast Samir Ait Said broken his leg during the men’s vault qualification

Said broken his leg when he failed to land correctly. His lower leg went dangling at a right angle after he mistimed his landing.

The gymnast was in severe pain and tears, he was taken from the treatment. Said was one of the best in the competition and expected to bag a medal.

These two incidents show the worst Injuries at the 2016 Rio Olympics
The athletes put their all efforts, and sometimes they come away with wounds instead of medals.

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Earlier in the session, Saïd should recover soon and hopefully will be available in time for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Other Cyclists including Australia’s Richie Porte and Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, who were the front-runners in the Tour de France. Unfortunately, Both of them crashed during the Olympic road race and came out with injuries, including broken collarbones.

Porte told reporters that he was “disappointed” to be out of the Games. “I would have liked to be racing… and have finished the road race but if you’ve seen the crash, I think I came out of it quite lightly,” he said. “Obviously, my season is over now. I’ve got three or four months of not doing much other than focusing on recovery. It’s not the way I wanted to end the season.”

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Netherland’s cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten, who participated in the women’s road race, fractured three vertebrae and suffered a major concussion after a horrific crash.
This year’s Olympics had broken players joints along with many records.Don’t know how many athletes will be injured in the upcoming competitions.

Michael Phelps Wins His 21st Olympic Gold Medal

The 31-year old great United Sates Olympian, Michael Phelps on Tuesday night took his 21st Olympic gold medal in the 4×200 freestyle relay at the Rio Olympics held in the Brazilian city.  On the same day in the early hours Michael took silver for 200 meters butterfly.

Michael is the most decorated Olympian in the Olympics history as he becomes the oldest individual swimming gold medalist after the South African defending champion Chad le Clos, who bet him at the 2012 Olympics in London.

Competing in his fifth and final Olympics, Phelps says that he won the 200 meters butterfly within a time span of 1 minute 53.36 seconds, while Chad has lost badly in the final 50 meters who ended up fourth. So, Phelps enjoyed his victory at the Rio Olympics by wagging his index fingers and gesturing the crowd at the event to “bring the noise.”

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Phelps further claimed that the 200 meters butterfly was his “bread and butter,” pointing that this event was his first swimming race he swam as a 15 year old boy in the year 2000 at the Olympics held in Sydney.

Phelps in his career till date received 25 medals which include two silver and two bronze. The great man has finally enjoyed his victory and it was very sweet that Phelps offered few tips to le Clos. Both the stars also discussed to go together to a shark dive in South Africa.

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