12/04/2022
Narsingh Yadavs food was spiked, culprit identified: Reports.

‘Narsingh is innocent’

The wrestler, who was picked ahead of the double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar to represent India at the Rio Games, has cried foul and said he was a victim of conspiracy.

File photo: Narsingh Yadav
As per an NDTV report, a teen, who could have possibly ‘spiked’ wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s food supplements during his time at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Sonepat centre, has been identified, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh was quoted as saying. (Parveen replaces Narsingh)

The final report of the panel probing wrestler Narsingh Yadav’s doping controversy will come in the next two days till when he will remain under provisional suspension, the government told Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Earlier, Narsingh’s doping issue was also raised in the Parliament.

(Narsingh Yadav may have been ‘tricked’)

Responding to a number of questions over the issue, Sports Minister Vijay Goel said the government will consider a suggestion made by members for keeping a check on anabolic steriods which are available openly in the market.

He said the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) works under the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and its anti-doping panel is at present investigating the case of Yadav.

The final report would be coming in the next two days, the minister said, adding till then Yadav will remain under provisional suspension.

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