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Neeraj Chopra has Tokyo 2020 in mind as he gears up for 2019 season

Last year, Neeraj became only the third man to win an athletics gold for India at the Commonwealth Games after sprinter Milkha Singh in 1958 and discus thrower Vikas Gowda in 2014.

Mar 07, 2019, 17:00 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra finishes 6th in Eugene leg of Diamond League

Top Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra finished sixth in the Diamond League Series third leg with a below-par effort of 80.81m.

May 26, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra shatters own national record, finishes 4th in Doha Diamond League

Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 87.43m en route finishing fourth in a star-studded field in the season-opening Diamond League series meet.

May 05, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra can throw close to 90m this year: world champion Johannes Vetter

 The list of Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's admirers has grown with reigning world champion Johannes Vetter predicting a bright future for the Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

May 04, 2018, 20:33 PM IST

Want to throw 90m to enhance chances of Olympic medal: Neeraj Chopra

The 20-year-old from Haryana, who clinched the gold at 2016 World Junior Championships, produced a season best of 86.47 metres to claim the yellow metal at Gold Coast to became only the fourth Indian individual in the history of the Games to win a track and field gold. 

Apr 18, 2018, 17:14 PM IST

Commonwealth Games: Neeraj Chopra eyes podium

The 20-year-old has already reached Gold Coast and is excited about taking part in the biggest multi-discipline event of his career so far.

Mar 27, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

India's javelin coach Uwe Hohn unhappy with AFI, SAI

The 55-year-old Hohn, the only javelin thrower in history to have crossed the 100m mark, took charge as coach at the national camp here in November last year but four months into his job he is feeling "annoyed" that the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) and Sports Authority Of India (SAI) have not fulfilled their promises.

Mar 07, 2018, 17:20 PM IST

Asian Grand Prix: Neena Varakil wins gold in women's long jump, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualifies for World Championships

World junior record holder javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualified for the IAAF World Championships in London in August though he took a silver today.

Apr 27, 2017, 21:41 PM IST

Javelin thrower Annu Rani sets new national record at 56th Open Nationals

Annu, who won a bronze in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, threw the javelin to a distance of 60.01m to erase her own earlier national mark.

Sep 29, 2016, 21:58 PM IST

56th Open National Athletics: Javelin thrower Ravinder Singh sets first meet record

World junior record-holder Neeraj Chopra held the previous meet record of 77.67m from last year.

Sep 28, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

AFI asks IAAF for Olympics wild card for javelin prodigy Neeraj Chopra

The 18-year-old Haryana lad Chopra became the first ever Indian to hold a world record in athletics (junior or senior).

Jul 24, 2016, 21:29 PM IST

Kenyan Julius Yego crowned javelin king after monster throw

Kenya`s Julius Yego won world javelin gold with the third longest throw of all time in Beijing on Wednesday.

Aug 26, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

US keen on next generation Javelin under DTTI

The US is keen to partner India to jointly develop and manufacture the next generation Javelin anti-tank guided missile under the Defence Trade and Technology Initiative (DTTI).

Feb 27, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

No marks for Indian javelin throwers at Commonwealth Games

For reasons known best to them, Indian javelin throwers Vipin Kasana and Ravinder Singh Khaira didn`t take part in the final round amidst a heavy downpour in the Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park.

Aug 03, 2014, 10:35 AM IST

Annu Rani nowhere near her best javelin mark in Glasgow

India`s Annu Rani failed to reproduce her best in the javelin event for women at the Commonwealth Games and finished eighth in a field of 12, measuring a distance of 56.37 metres here at Hampden Park Wednesday night.

Jul 31, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

Keshorn Walcott warms up for Commonwealth Games with gold in Poland

Olympic champion Keshorn Walcott warmed up for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow by capturing gold in the men’s javelin at the Janusz Sidlo Memorial meet here.

Jul 23, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

Annu, Manju set national marks but short of CWG qualification

Annu Rani of Uttar Pradesh and Manju Bala of Rajasthan set national records in women`s javelin and hammer throws respectively but both fell short of Commonwealth Games qualifying standards on the penultimate day of 54th National Senior Athletics Championships here Saturday.

Jun 07, 2014, 22:15 PM IST

Boy hit by javelin in Delhi school dies in AIIMS

Eleven-year-old Delhi schoolboy, Roshan Lama, has succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS on Monday after being hit on the head by a javelin on 01 October.

Oct 14, 2013, 17:15 PM IST

Trinidad`s Olympic champion escapes serious injury

Trinidad and Tobago’s Olympic javelin gold medallist Keshorn Walcott reportedly escaped serious injury following a vehicular accident.

Jun 23, 2013, 14:24 PM IST

China`s Lu Huihui breaks Asian women`s javelin record

China`s Lu Huihui improved the Asian record for women`s javelin by 0.51 metres Saturday at the national track and field Grand Prix in Zhaoqing, South China.

Apr 27, 2013, 18:00 PM IST