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Rio 2016: Indian Weightlifters Sathish Kumar Mirabai Earn Quota Berths For Olympics

Rio 2016: Indian Weightlifters Sathish Kumar Mirabai Earn Quot...

In some great news for weightlifting sports in India, lifters Sivalingam Sathish Kumar and Saikhom Mirabai Chanu have earned the right to compete at the Rio Olympics in men's and women's weight categories respectively after topping the selection ... Indiatimes, 1 month ago
Chanu shines, earns berth Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
Sathish, Mirabai make it to Rio The Hindu, 1 month ago

'58 Indian weightlifters caught for doping last year'

IMAGE: Anti-doping control kits are pictured at an anti-doping control centre at the stadium in Daegu, southeast of Seoul. Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters A whopping 58 weightlifters were caught for doping last year, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal told the Lok Sabha in a written reply on Tuesday.Sonowal was asked whether the Indian Weightlifting Association (Indian Weightlifting Federation) and such other bodies have recently suspended weightlifters and other sportspersons for testing ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago 5 Indian sports issues that new Sports Minister Jitendra Singh urgently needs to address  Yahoo! India2 months ago The great Indian doping scandal  Asian Age14 minutes ago 58 Weightlifters Caught for Doping Last Year: Sports Minister  Asia Net India2 months ago
Hindustan Times

In Sushil-WFI jostling, Indian wrestling is the sufferer

New Delhi The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has tried to persuade back-to-back Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar not to insist on a trial bout with Narsingh Yadav to decide who of the two should go to the Rio Olympic Games. Sushil met the ...
 ProKerala.com2 months ago Wrestling federation has a lot to answer in Sushil vs Narsingh controversy  Hindustan Times1 month ago Gold's The Standard  Outlook India1 month ago In Sushil Kumar-WFI jostling, Indian wrestling is the sufferer  Oneindia2 months ago

Allow Nada to do its job

The National Anti-Doping Agency (Nada) has reported two leading athletes of the Rio-bound Indian Olympic contingent for anti-doping rule violations in recent days. Wrestler Narsingh Yadav alleged “conspiracy” and “sabotage” by those interested in ...
 Asian Age14 minutes ago Rio Olympic 2016: India's full list of athletes to compete in Brazil  Firstpost.com1 month ago India's Rio Olympic contingent is its strongest ever  Livemint.com1 month ago Rio Olympics 2016: India's full list of athletes to compete in Brazil  Firstpost.com1 month ago
Times of India

It's a huge honour, but there's no time to celebrate

At just 22, Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, has already rewritten record books a number of times. She added one more feather to her ever-growing list of firsts recently, as the International Gymnastics ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Dipa Karmakar Creates History Becomes The First Indian To Be Certified A World Class Gymnast  Indiatimes3 weeks ago

Russia faces ban from Olympics weightlifting

BRIEFLY Paris Weightlifting's governing body has put Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus on notice that they face being banned from the Rio Olympics over repeat doping offences. North Korea was among four other nations facing sanctions over the use ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago Kazakh champion among 10 new doping failures  Millennium Post1 month ago

Hope my selection boosts the sport’s profile in Tamil Nadu: Sathish Kumar

Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold medallist S. Sathish Kumar was named by the Indian Weightlifting Federation on Friday as Indias representative in the mens 77kg category at the Rio Olympics. He had made the cut following the selection trials held at NIS ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Hope my selection boosts the sport's profile in Tamil Nadu: Sathish Kumar  The Hindu1 month ago
New Indian Express

Sports: At a glance

Tennis Don't want a repeat of 2012: Paes With the All India Tennis Association (AITA) selection committee set to announce the squad for Rio Olympics on June 11, veteran doubles specialist Leander Paes ( above ) on Tuesday said he does not want a ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Out of court: Government not to interfere in tennis selection  New Indian Express1 month ago
DNA India

Twists, vaults and somersaults: Dipa Karmakar's qualification brings popularity for gymnastics

The Excelsior American School in Gurgaon is typical of the plush, new schools that India's new rich prefers to send its wards to centrally air-conditioned, nicely laid out with elaborate and well-maintained arrangements for extra-curricular ...
 DNA India2 months ago

The Great Khali's final move: Desi-style WWE via a village in Punjab

What's your name? we ask him, as he wears his wrestling boots. He looks up, looking puzzlingly menacing, and replies: Super Khalsa! Come on, man. Tell us the real name. How does that matter? I am no longer Inderpreet Singh. We are making ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
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