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PM Narendra Modi wishes quick recovery for javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra

The surgery has also raised doubts over Neeraj's participation in the World Championships, which is slated to take place in Doha from September 27 to October 6.

May 04, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary bags India’s first gold at 2018 Asian Para Games

Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary on Monday bagged India’s first gold medal at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. 

Oct 08, 2018, 14:36 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw, dedicates it to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Chopra's winning throw is not only a new national record, but also surpassed his previous best.

Aug 27, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Neeraj Chopra enters men's javelin final

Indian athletes Neeraj Chopra, Vipin Kashana and Jinson Johnson entered the finals of their respective events at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast on Friday.

Apr 13, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

India's javelin-thrower Davinder Singh Kang flunks dope test, stares at 4-year ban

Top Indian javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang has been suspended provisionally by the world athletics governing body after he returned positive for a steroid in an out-of-competition test last week.

Feb 28, 2018, 14:50 PM IST

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra suffers groin injury at Diamond League Meetings finals

Neeraj accumulated six Diamond League points and ended at eighth place in the overall Diamond League rankings.

Aug 25, 2017, 15:11 PM IST

Davinder Singh Kang: Here's everything you need to know about Indian javelin thrower

If Kang manages to beat the odds and win a medal tomorrow night, he will become only the second Indian to do so after Anju Bobby George, who won bronze medal in women's long jump at the 2003 World Championships in Paris.

Aug 11, 2017, 21:21 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Medal hopeful Neeraj Chopra leads 25-member Indian team

For a country which has taken part in every championships since the first one in 1983, legendary long jumper Anju Bobby George's bronze in Paris 2003 has been the lone medal at this global stage.

Aug 03, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

Devendra Jhajharia: Few facts about India's most decorated Paralympian

The 36-year-old, who won his previous gold in the 2004 Athens Games, bettered his own world record to finish on top in the men's F46 event.

Aug 03, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Asian Athletics Championships 2017: Six gold medal prospects for India

The four-day long meet will witness as many as 95 Indian athletes competing against the best in Asia. India finished a credible third, with 13 medals - four gold, five silver and four bronze) in the previous edition held at Wuhan, China in 2015.

Jul 05, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

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.

Sep 23, 2016, 19:11 PM IST

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.

Sep 16, 2016, 17:08 PM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2016, 09:12 AM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2016, 08:12 AM IST

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.

Aug 21, 2016, 01:27 AM IST

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.

Jul 25, 2016, 19:58 PM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2016, 09:53 AM IST