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Gracious Devendra Jhajharia lauds Sports Ministry for unprecedented support; aims for treble in Tokyo Games

Gracious Devendra Jhajharia lauds Sports Ministry for unprecedented support; aims for treble in Tokyo Games

The gold medal in men's javelin throw F46 category in the Rio Paralympics made Devendra Jhajharia the most successful Indian para athlete ever but he is in no mood to stop here and is eyeing for a treble in the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Paralympic Games: Sundar Singh Gurjar slams SAI coach, says his betrayal robbed him of a medal

Paralympic Games: Sundar Singh Gurjar slams SAI coach, says his betrayal robbed him of a medal

Gurjar was expected to give Jhajharia a run for his money as he threw 70 metres during practice and was hoping to repeat the same in the main event.

Paralympic Games: India miss out on another medal as javelin thrower fails to turn up

Paralympic Games: India miss out on another medal as javelin thrower fails to turn up

Interestingly, Gurjar was expected to give Jhajharia a run for his money as he threw 70 metres during practice.

Devendra Jhajharia: This humiliating incident in 2000 motivated him to become world-beater

Devendra Jhajharia: This humiliating incident in 2000 motivated him to become world-beater

From infrastructure related to societal, paralympians in India face plenty of issues right through their careers.

Now I don't want to sleep, but celebrate with tricolour: Devendra Jhajharia after winning Gold medal

Now I don't want to sleep, but celebrate with tricolour: Devendra Jhajharia after winning Gold medal

Before Paralympics, Devendra Jhajharia trained from April-July in Kuortane, Finland, where he became friends with Kenyan thrower Julius Yego, whom he calls one of his biggest motivators.

Devendra Jhajharia's wife says he assured her over phone of winning second Gold at Paralympics

Devendra Jhajharia's wife says he assured her over phone of winning second Gold at Paralympics

With his historic effort, Jhajharia has become the first Indian athlete to win two gold medals at an Olympic or a Paralympic event.

WATCH: Devendra Jhajharia's gold medal winning effort, heartwarming celebration

WATCH: Devendra Jhajharia's gold medal winning effort, heartwarming celebration

India now have two gold, one silver and one bronze in the ongoing edition of the Games.

UNBELIEVABLE: A cricketer created history at Rio Olympics by winning silver medal – Details Inside!

UNBELIEVABLE: A cricketer created history at Rio Olympics by winning silver medal – Details Inside!

Sunnette played one Test and 17 ODIs for the South African women's team.

Neeraj Chopra sets new U20 Javelin WORLD RECORD in Poland – WATCH VIDEO

Neeraj Chopra sets new U20 Javelin WORLD RECORD in Poland – WATCH VIDEO

Neeraj Chopra, who broke the earlier record of 84.69 meters held by Latvian Zigismunds Sirmais, recorded a throw of 86.48m.

WATCH: HISTORIC! Neeraj Chopra sets U-20 Javelin record, becomes first Indian world champion in athletics

WATCH: HISTORIC! Neeraj Chopra sets U-20 Javelin record, becomes first Indian world champion in athletics

The 18-year-old set a new U-20 world record with a javelin throw of 86.48m.

35th National Games: Renjith wins maiden gold, Preeja signs off with silver

35th National Games: Renjith wins maiden gold, Preeja signs off with silver

Rajinder Singh smashed the national record in men's javelin throw, while former Asian champion Renjith Maheshwary nabbed his maiden gold with a new meet mark in triple jump as the athletics arena continued to enthrall on the penultimate day of the 35th National Games here on Thursday.

Hungarian Olympic champion Angela Nemeth dies after illness

Hungarian Angela Nemeth, the 1968 Olympic javelin champion, has died at the age of 68 after a long illness, her family told Hungarian MTI news agency on Tuesday.

Rail Minister gives Rs 5 lakh cheque to para athlete Jhajhria

Para-athlete Devender Jhajhria on Tueday was presented a cheque of Rs five lakh by Rail Minister Mallikarjun Kharge for winning a gold medal in javelin throw at the Athletics World Championships in July this year.

India’s Devendra Jhajharia wins gold in IPC athletics World Championships

Devendra Jhajharia has won a gold medal in the Javelin Throw at IPC athletics World Championships in Lyon in the F46 category.

Olympic javelin: Spotakova wins gold, retains title

Czech javelin thrower Barbora Spotakova retained her Olympic title Thursday, throwing more than four metres further than her closest rival.