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We couldn’t convince CAS on conspiracy, sabotage: WFI chief

Rio de Janeiro: Wrestling Federation of India today conceded that it was not being able to convince the Court of Arbitration for Sports’ panel that grappler Narsingh Yadav was a victim of conspiracy and sabotage, and that was why he lost the case and was ejected from the Rio Olympics with a four-year ban. In

Babita recovered from fever, started training: WFI

Rio de Janeiro:  The Indian Olympiccontingent suffered a Zika virus scare after Babita Kumari developed high fever but the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) today confirmed that the wrestler is on the road to recovery and has also started practicing for her event, scheduled next week. According to reports, Babita, who competes in women’s 53kg

Narsingh is innocent, it’s a conspiracy: WFI

New Delhi: The Wrestling Federation of India today threw its weight behind Narsingh Yadav, whose Olympic participation is in serious doubt after a failed dope test, saying the grappler is a victim of conspiracy. Doubting foul play, WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh said the federation believes Narisingh is innocent and will support him to