Neeraj Chopra

'Will strive to do my best in Paris 2024 Olympics': Neeraj Chopra after receiving Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award

Tokyo Olympic gold medallist was among the 12 athletes who received the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award on Saturday.

Nov 14, 2021, 08:02 AM IST

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Nov 14, 2021, 07:43 AM IST

Neeraj Chopra honored with Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award

Tokyo Olympics gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, along with twelve other athletes, received the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi

Nov 13, 2021, 19:28 PM IST

From Neeraj Chopra to Indian men's hockey team, national sports awardees gather at Rashtrapati Bhawan - See pics

As many as 12 Khel Ratna awards were received by athletes this year. 

Nov 13, 2021, 18:06 PM IST

WATCH — Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya, footballer Sunil Chhetri receive Khel Ratna award

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was awarded the Major Dhaynchand Khel Ratna award on Saturday ( 13 November). 

Nov 13, 2021, 17:02 PM IST

THIS is what Neeraj Chopra needs before making a biopic

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra doesn't want a biopic on him until he wins some more medals. That will ensure the film becomes a hit, he says matter-of-factly.

Nov 11, 2021, 20:31 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra promises to win more medals for India after being conferred with Khel Ratna award

India's golden boy Neeraj Chopra promised his fans to do more labour and achieve more success for himself and the country after his name was finalised for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award. 

Nov 03, 2021, 16:00 PM IST

From Neeraj Chopra to Sunil Chhetri, check out full list of Khel Ratna award winners

Apart from Neeraj, hockey team captain Manpreet Singh and goalkeeper PR Sreejesh along with cricketer Mithali Raj and national football team skipper Sunil Chhetri were the others named for the Khel Ratna award.

Nov 02, 2021, 23:59 PM IST

Chennai Super Kings honour Neeraj Chopra, reward Tokyo Olympic gold medalist with Rs 1 crore

Chennai Super Kings also presented a special jersey with the number 8758 (highlighting his medal-winning effort of 87.58m) as a mark of respect to Neeraj, who joined Abhinav Bindra as only the second individual gold medalist in the Olympics.

Oct 31, 2021, 15:47 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra receives Mahindra XUV700 Javelin Gold Edition custom-made to celebrate his Olympics medal

After Sumit Antil, Mahindra has delivered the keys of the Javlin Gold Edition XUV700 to Neeraj Chopra, Gold medal winner for Men's javelin throw at the Olympics 2021.

 

Oct 31, 2021, 13:00 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain among 11 recommended for Khel Ratna

Iconic Sunil Chhetri also became the country's first footballer to be selected for the honour.

Oct 27, 2021, 19:22 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra returns to training with ‘same hunger and desire’, see pic

In August, Neeraj had said that he has decided to cut short his 2021 competition season to take some time off. He also said that he will come back in 2022 to compete in the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games.

Oct 20, 2021, 22:38 PM IST

After vacation in Maldives, Neeraj Chopra enjoys skydiving in Dubai

In the latest Instagram post shared by the Olympic champion, he can be seen enjoying his first sky-diving experience in Dubai. 

Oct 09, 2021, 15:54 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra REVEALS why he sacrificed his long hair ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Neeraj did not want to let go of his long hair, saying it looked good on him. However, ahead of Tokyo Olympics, the biggest event of his nascent yet decorated career, the star athlete decided to chop off his long hair.

Oct 08, 2021, 17:57 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra’s javelin gets Rs 1.5 crore bid in e-auction of PM Narendra Modi’s mementos

Following close on the heels of Neeraj Chopra’s gold winning javelin, which received the highest bid in terms of value, were the autographed fence of Bhavani Devi (Rs 1.25 cr), Sumit Antil’s javelin (Rs 1.002 cr), Angavastra autographed by the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic contingent (Rs 1 cr) and Lovlina Borgohain’s boxing gloves (Rs 91 lakh).

Oct 08, 2021, 06:54 AM IST

When Neeraj Chopra refused to call Shah Rukh Khan his inspiration – watch viral video

An old video of the Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra is going viral on social media in which he refuses to call the Bollywood star his inspiration.

Oct 04, 2021, 22:26 PM IST

'Blue ocean, lots of relaxing & first scuba diving experience': A look at Neeraj Chopra's Maldives vacay

Neeraj Chopra stayed at the Furaveri Resort in the Maldives.

Oct 03, 2021, 16:04 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra reacts on rising interest in javelin throw in India, says ‘Aise news padh ke apne medal jeetne ki khushi aur bhi zyada ho jati hai’

Neeraj Chopra's historic gold at the Tokyo Olympics has triggered a javelin surge at the grassroots.

Oct 02, 2021, 16:50 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra emulates his golden attempt from Tokyo Olympics with a new twist - WATCH

Ever since Neeraj Chopra bagged the historic gold at the Tokyo Olympics held this year, India's javelin star has been experiencing an exciting but hectic lifestyle.

Oct 01, 2021, 23:19 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra graces 'Dance+ 6', shares high points of his Olympic gold medal journey

Neeraj Chopra said that he managed to throw a javelin "pretty well in my very first attempt itself, for which my seniors also appreciated me taking it more seriously."

Sep 30, 2021, 16:03 PM IST