Wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails dope test, cries foul play

July 26, 2016 6:10 pm
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India’s Olympics build-up has been facing a huge blow as wrestler Narsingh Yadav, has been found positive for dope test. Yadav got selected ahead of Sushil Kumar failing a dope test. However, Narsingh has denied taking the banned substance and insisted that it was a ploy to jeopardized his Olympic participation calling a conspiracy against him and demanded a CBI probe to be conducted.

The National Drug Agency confirmed that Yadav along with his roommate Sandeep Yadav has been tested positive for banned steroid drugs. It is as yet unclear if Yadav will be disqualified from playing in the Rio Olympics, which begins on 5 August. Meanwhile, the Wrestling Federation of India also cried foul play and believe that the grappler has been framed.


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