Mirabai Chanu

Don't be content with a silver medal, aim for gold next time: Amit Shah to Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu had clinched a silver medal in the 49kg category weightlifting that opened India's account at the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics.

Sep 04, 2021, 16:42 PM IST

Zee Exclusive: Why Olympic Medalist Mirabai Chanu wanted to quit the game?

Mirabai Chanu, who gave the country a silver medal by performing brilliantly in the Tokyo Olympics, spoke openly about her personal life in an exclusive conversation with Zee News. She told how the defeat in the Rio Olympics had made her so desperate that she wanted to leave the sport. But now everything changed.

Aug 18, 2021, 16:22 PM IST

Salman Khan trolled on Twitter for wearing stole with Sangai deer print in picture with Mirabai Chanu

Bollywood actor Salman Khan was trolled after he shared a picture of himself with weight-lifter Mirabai Chanu in which he was seen wearing a stole with a Sangai printed on it.

Aug 13, 2021, 21:51 PM IST

Mirabai Chanu to headline Independence Day special of 'Dance Deewane 3'

Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu is going to be the special guest in the Independence Day special episode of 'Dance Deewane 3'.

Aug 13, 2021, 16:27 PM IST

Salman Khan meets Olympian Mirabai Chanu, gives her best wishes

 Bollywood actor Salman Khan surprised fans on Wednesday by sharing a picture with Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who secured the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 in the 49 kg category.

Aug 12, 2021, 09:37 AM IST

Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Mirabai Chanu likely to miss out on 2024 Paris Olympics – Here’s why

Weightlifting could lose its place at the 2024 Paris Olympics because of long-term doping problems and governance issues.

Aug 09, 2021, 18:11 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics: Silver-medallist Mirabai Chanu’s special treat to truck drivers who gave her lift during training days

The now star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu used to hitch a ride in trucks that would carry river sands to Imphal to train every day. The truck drivers near her village gave her a lift every day for several years.

Aug 06, 2021, 14:17 PM IST

PM Modi's timely intervention helped Mirabai Chanu and another Olympian: Manipur CM N Biren Singh

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh revealed that PM Modi intervened to help two of the athletes to get better medical care and training in the US before the Tokyo Olympics games.

Aug 06, 2021, 11:32 AM IST

Tokyo Olympics: India among countries with highest cash-rewards for medallists – Check full list

Take a look at the countries that reward their respective medallists with the highest cash prizes.

Aug 01, 2021, 14:46 PM IST

DNA: Photo of Mirabai Chanu eating food sitting on the ground goes viral

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu created history in Tokyo Olympics. He brought laurels to the country by winning a silver medal. A photo of Mirabai is becoming quite viral on social media. In that photo, Mirabai Chanu is eating food sitting on the ground.

Jul 29, 2021, 23:48 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics: After free pizzas, Mirabai Chanu promised free movie tickets for life

Mirabai Chanu had become just the second female athlete from India to win an Olympic Games silver medal.

Jul 28, 2021, 16:51 PM IST

Milind Soman’s wife Ankita Konwar on racism: If you’re from Northeast, you are an Indian ONLY when you win a medal for the country

Ankita Konwar said that Indians consider Northeastern people ass part of the country only when they recieve medals at events like Tokyo Olympics 2020, otherwise they are adressed with racist slurs like 'chinki', 'Chinese' and 'Nepali'.

Jul 28, 2021, 08:08 AM IST

DNA exclusive: Celebration pictures of Mirabai Chanu's Olympic win and Assam-Mizoram border violence

In tonight's segment of DNA, we will present before you pictures of two celebrations from the northeastern states of the country. One celebration is for winning Olympic medals whereas the other celebration by police personnel and goons for allegedly killing people of own country. On Tuesday, Mirabai Chanu, who got the silver coin in the Tokyo Olympics in the 49 kg category of women weightlifting, attended a grand reception function organised by the Directorate of Youth Affairs and Sports, Manipur at City Convention Auditorium just after her arrival at Imphal this afternoon.

Jul 28, 2021, 00:29 AM IST

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Silver-medallist Mirabai Chanu breaks down on meeting mother – pic inside

Mirabai Chanu, who won the silver medal in the women's 49kg category on Saturday, was seen hugging her mother Saikhom Ongbi Tombi Leima and her father Saikhom Kriti Meitei with tears rolling down her face as security guards formed a ring around her.

Jul 27, 2021, 23:09 PM IST

Fact Check: Little girl imitating Mirabai Chanu's silver medal Tokyo Olympic lift is NOT Sathish Sivalingam’s daughter

In his latest tweet, Sathish Sivalingam has cleared that he is not related to the little girl in any way and the purpose of sharing the clip on the Twitter was to encourage young girls to choose weightlifting as a sport.

Jul 27, 2021, 17:52 PM IST

Imphal: Grand welcome to silver girl Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu has reached Imphal after winning the silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics. Mirabai Chanu was given a grand welcome at Imphal Airport. The Chief Minister was also present on this occasion.

Jul 27, 2021, 17:40 PM IST

Adorable girl does stunning imitation of Mirabai Chanu’s Olympics Silver Medal Lift, leaves netizens in awe

Chanu's inspiring win is evident from the fact that now little girls have started imitating her and want to be like her.

Jul 27, 2021, 15:25 PM IST

DNA: Congress also found negativity in Mirabai's silver medal?

Mirabai Chanu gave India a chance to be proud by winning a medal on a stage like the Olympics but Congress found negativity in it too. Two cartoons were printed about Mirabai Chanu's silver medal, which clearly explains the difference between the two views. In a cartoon, an attempt was made to show that Mirabai could not win the gold medal because perhaps she lacked resources due to inflation.

Jul 27, 2021, 00:00 AM IST

ZEE Poll: Majority of fans want actress from Northeast to play Mirabai Chanu in her biopic

As per the poll conducted by ZEE NEWS on Twitter, 46.5% of people want an actress from the Northeast to play the role of Mirabai Chanu if a biopic is made on the weightlifter.

Jul 26, 2021, 22:54 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics: Manipur govt to appoint silver medallist Mirabai Chanu as Additional Superintendent of Police

Mirabai Chanu would also be rewarded with Rs 1 crore as announced by the government.

Jul 26, 2021, 20:48 PM IST