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  1. Dominant Japan duo put women wrestlers in the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Reuters

    Sep 9, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Saori Yoshida of Japan displays her nation's colors while celebrating a victory in a medal round on the third night of the World Wrestling Championships at The Orleans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports Japan's Kaori Icho fights with China's Ruixue Jing on the final of the Women's 63Kg Greco-Roman wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 8, 2012.

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  2. 10 Turkish athletes at Rio 2016 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Some 103 Turkish athletes in 21 different sports will compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro between Aug. 5 and 21. Turkey could pick up medals in sports like wrestling and taekwondo, while other athletes will be competing in other branches for the country for the first time. Below are 10 Turkish athletes to look out for at the Rio Games.

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  3. Missouri's J'den Cox not intimidated by Olympic spotlight commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Tribune

    Wrestling is usually only shown at certain times in the four-year cycle and it never caught the Missouri wrestler's attention. Instead, he preferred watching Michael Phelps win eight Olympic gold medals in swimming at the 2008 Beijing games.

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  4. Parveen Rana, the Olympian by chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Indian Express

    When Parveen Rana broke the news to his family members that he was going to represent India at the Olympics, they didn't rejoice. Instead, they were quite critical how the events had unfolded.

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  5. Wrestling - Dominant Japan duo put women in the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    With Japanese grapplers Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho on course for fourth successive gold medals in their respective classes, it is perhaps appropriate that women wrestlers will have more chance to shine on the mat at the Rio Olympics. Japanese decathlete and flag bearer Keisuke Ushiro bows with women's wrestler and the team captain Saori Yoshida during a team-forming ceremony ahead of the Japanese team's departure to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Tokyo, Japan A man holding a wallet walks past an electronic board displaying a news photo of Japan's three-time Olympics wrestling gold medallists Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho as wrestling wins back its Olympic spot for the 2020 Tokyo Games at Tokyo train station September 9, 2013.

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  6. Narsingh Yadav row is a drama with shadowy sub-plotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Indian Express

    The moment we heard about Narsingh Yadav failing a dope test, the immediate reaction of all involved with sports journalism was "uh oh, this is a set-up". Who would be Narsingh Yadav.

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  7. Mariya Stadnik tops UWW rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan's freestyle wrestler Mariya Stadnik showed the best result among world athletes in the United World Wrestling rankings for women, azerisport.com reported. Stadnik is a world and European champion in freestyle wrestling.

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  8. Suo moto statement from Minister Vijay Goel regarding wrestler YadavRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Jul 28 : Union Minister of State , Youth Affairs and Sports, Vijay Goel, issued a suo moto statement in the Lok Sabha on Thursday regarding facts of the matter relating to the case of Anti-Doping Rule Violation in respect of Narsingh Pancham Yadav, wrestler. Excerpts from the statement: Narsingh Pancham Yadav won bronze medal in 2015 World Wrestling Championship .By virtue of this Medal, he won a quota place for India in 74 Kg freestyle wrestling event in Olympic 2016 to be held at Rio, Brazil.

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  9. Rio 2016: Delhi-based junior wrestler named in Narsingh Pancham Yadav's FIRRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | DNA India

    The 17-year-old wrestler, who has been accused by Narsingh of the wrongdoing, is reportedly a trainee at the Delhi's Chhatrasal Stadium, which is now under the supervision of two time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar. On Tuesday late night, wrestler Narsingh Pancham Yadav finally stepped out of his room in Sonepat and went to nearby Rai police station to file an FIR against a junior grappler for allegedly mixing a banned substance in his food.

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  10. Narsingh Yadav fails second dope test, Olympic hopes fadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Times of India

    It is learnt that Narsingh, already under provisional suspension for failing a June 25 dope test, has also flunked the second test done on both his 'A' and 'B' samples taken on July 5. The 26-year-old's food supplements have reportedly been found to be clean in tests. Narsingh had claimed his food had been spiked, but his food supplements have reportedly been found to be clean in tests NEW DELHI: Narsingh Yadav 's hopes of competing in the Olympics seemed bleak on Tuesday after the wrestler failed a second dope test which was conducted on him on July 5. It is learnt that SONEPAT : The Sports Authority of India regional centre at Bahalgarh was unusually quiet on Tuesday morning.

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  11. Have identified those who spiked Narsingh's food: WFI chiefRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 27 : Wrestling Federation of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Wednesday revealed the names of two junior wrestlers who are alleged to have spiked Olympics-bound grappler Narsingh Pancham Yadav's food with banned substances. "We suspect Jitesh, who fights in the 75kg category, and Sumit.

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  12. 'Intruder' who may have spiked Narsingh Yadav's food identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Times of India

    Information emerging from the SAI Centre at Sonepat points to the younger brother of an international wrestler in the super-heavyweight category, who allegedly infiltrated Narsingh's room and contaminated his food supplements. He was seen hanging around Narsingh's room in KD Jadhav hostel in Sonepat, and had asked for the keys.

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  13. Narsingh Yadav wanted to kill himself after dope test fiasco, says friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | India.com

    Sonepat , July 27: The Sports Authority of India regional centre at Bahalgarh here was unusually quiet on Tuesday morning. The main entrance, manned by security guards, was closed.

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  14. At Sonepat, a rumour mill and hard factsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Indian Express

    Yogeshwar Dutt says he doesn't eat any food made in the SAI, Sonepat campus kitchen. As a medical official who has often collected urine samples from sportspersons for dope tests, Dhirendra Singh has noted a pattern.

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  15. Parveen to replace NarsinghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi: Upcoming wrestler Parveen Rana will replace Narsingh Yadav in the freestyle 74kg category in the Rio Olympics next month, according to United World Wrestling , the governing body of the sport. Narsingh, who earned the Olympic quota place for India in the 2015 World championships in Las Vegas, has been provisionally suspended by the Indian Olympic Association for testing positive in an out of competition dope test.

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  16. Narsingh's food was spiked? Suspect identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Times of India

    Information emerging from the SAI Centre at Sonepat points to the younger brother of an international wrestler in the super-heavyweight category, who allegedly infiltrated Narsingh's room and contaminated his food supplements. He was seen hanging around Narsingh's room in KD Jadhav hostel in Sonepat, and had asked for the keys.

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  17. 24 Olympians to follow on social media ahead of RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | MySanAntonio.com

    In this July 8, 2016, file photo, Simone Biles competes on the uneven bars during the women's U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif. Biles is one of 25 athletes fans should follow on social media ahead of the Olympics.

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  18. Praveen Rana to replace Narsingh Yadav: ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Times of India

    According to media reports, the Wrestling Federation of India on Tuesday announced Praveen Rana as the replacement of dope-tainted Narsingh Yadav at the Rio Olympics in the 74kg category of wrestling event. NEW DELHI: The Wrestling Federation of India on Tuesday reportedly announced Praveen Rana as the replacement of Narsingh Yadav at the Rio Olympics in the 74kg freestyle category.

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  19. 'Narsingh wanted to kill himself after dope test'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Times of India

    The Sports Authority of India regional centre at Bahalgarh was unusually quiet on Tuesday morning. The main entrance, manned by security guards, was closed.

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  20. Yogeshwar Dutt throws his weight behind dope-tainted Narsingh YadavRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 26 : Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt on Tuesday joined the bandwagon of support for Rio-bound Narsingh Yadav, who has tested positive for a banned substance, saying that the matter must be investigated thoroughly. Narsingh was tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid, two weeks before the Rio Olympics.

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