SPORT-WFI NARSINGH 2 LAST

first_img“The judgment was unexpected. If only they had given this “The judgment was unexpected. If only they had given this verdict earlier, we could have sent Praveen Rana,” he said. Prasood defended WFI by saying Narsingh had been cleared to take part by the Indian Olympic Association, International Olympic Committee and world wrestling body, United World Wrestling before he was sent on the flight to Rio. “There is no fault on part of the federation. NADA is the final authority on doping in India, they gave Narsingh clearance. WADA didnt directly do anything against our wrestler, they appealed to CAS. “UWW gave its nod for Narsinghs participation, IOC gave its approval. After getting these two approvals, how could we have stopped Narsingh from going to Rio? “We didnt send Narsingh with our other wrestlers as we were waiting for WADA to make a move. But they didnt do anything. If WADA wanted to appeal, why didnt they appeal before 10th? “How many days does WADA have to appeal? On August 2 we had a result from NADA, inside 24 hours WADA received the result. Narsingh left the country for Rio on 10th. WADA didnt do a thing against Narsingh until the 13th. They filed an appeal on 13th, federation didnt get any information till the 16th,” he elaborated. “We even named Praveen Rana as a replacement just in case Narsingh would have some issues going,” he said, adding “Someone from India informed WADA that NADA only cleared Narsingh due to political pressure. Thats why WADA appealed. “If we had sent Praveen Rana instead, and he had lost earlier, the media only would have questioned me that why Narsingh wasnt sent despite getting clearance,” he said. Giving another twist to the episode, Prasood said the banned drug found in Narsinghs system was generally taken by people in their fifties to gain weight. “This is not a drug to be used by an athlete. Its a drug taken by people who are over 55 years of age to gain body weight. Narsingh is already 76 kgs and he participates in the 74kg category. Why will he use it,” the WFI secretary wondered, adding it indicated that he was “intentionally given the drug by someone.” “NADA told us they got information on July 4 that Narsingh was using a banned substance. But they still havent sent the federation a copy of the letter,” Prasood said. PTI SSR NP ATK ATKadvertisementlast_img read more

Jonquel Jones returns to WNBA Connecticut Sun

first_img#MagneticMediaNews#JonquelJonesWNBA#ConnecticutSun Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppConnecticut, May 9th 2017: Jonquel Jones is back in the WNBA with the Connecticut Sun, following a successful off-season in Korea.    She returned to the US, ending eight points on a 4-6 shooting night from the field and adding seven rebounds in the Sun’s 81-72 win over the Chicago Sky last Tuesday.In Korea, Jones took the Foreign Most Valuable Player award, Defensive Player of the Year award and was named “Best Five” in the league.     She received one vote in the 2016 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year tally to finish in a 5-way tie for fifth behind winner Jantel Lavender.    The Sun will open the season on May 13, hosting the Atlanta Dream.center_img Related Items:last_img read more

Star Trek on Mars NASA spots Starfleet logo in dune footprint

first_img“Enterprising viewers will make the discovery that these features look conspicuously like a famous logo,” the team quipped.The intriguing Mars formation has a long geologic history. It started as a crescent-shaped dune that became an island in a sea of lava, but the sand eventually blew away in the wind. “These are also called ‘dune casts’ and record the presence of dunes that were surrounded by lava,” planetary scientist Ross Beyer explained. A wider MRO view of the landscape shows more of the insignia-like impressions.marsdunefootprintEnlarge ImageThese “dune footprints” have some accidental Star Trek flair. NASA/JPL/University of Arizona Beyer made sure to point out the resemblance to the Star Trek logo is “only a coincidence.” There is no credible evidence of Star Trek fans having reached the surface of Mars. Yet. Share your voice 41 weird objects seen on Mars, explained Enlarge ImageThis Mars dune cast looks like it should be on Captain Kirk’s chest. NASA/JPL/University of Arizona NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter looks down on the Red Planet and sees all sorts of fantastical formations that resemble everything from Beaker the Muppet to Pac-Man. A new MRO view will inspire you to whip out your Vulcan salute.The MRO HiRise camera team at the University of Arizona on Wednesday highlighted a Martian sand dune formation that could be a doppelganger for the classic swooping Starfleet logo. Tags Comments 43 Photos Caption Spotlight (12 Jun 2019): Dune Footprints in HellasEnterprising viewers will make the discovery that these features look conspicuously like a famous logo.More: https://t.co/CAq5xBbDwfNASA/JPL/University of Arizona#Mars #science pic.twitter.com/N5MfKQPiYt— HiRISE (NASA) (@HiRISE) June 12, 2019 Sci-Tech 8 NASA Space Star Treklast_img read more