Davinder Singh Kang, who became the first Indian javelin thrower to reach the final round of a World Championships last week in London, returned positive for marijuana in an in-competition test conducted by NADA during the Indian Grand Prix on May 15.
Indian boxers want to follow in Vijender Singh’s footsteps and earn money as well as glory for the country. Lack of streamlining and a labyrinthine set-up, though, is forcing them to pick one or the other — but not both. The Indian Express examines the myriad professional bodies that have sprouted and looks at why promoters have struggled to stay afloat and the fight nights have failed to catch on.
The lean look he once carried has been replaced by a more muscular facade. His biceps have become more distinct, and his torso proclaims the rigours of regular conditioning – work Beard credits to Joyce.