Neeraj Chopra

Javeline thrower Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020

This was the Olympic medal hopeful's first competitive event after recovering from the injury.

Jan 29, 2020, 15:10 PM IST

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra not competition fit right now: AFI chief

Chopra has still not qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, the qualification period for which began on May 1 this year.

Oct 10, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

Mismanagement kept athlete Hima Das out of World Championships

The issue has come to the fore with the release of a letter written by President of Indian Federation of Sports Medicine, Dr PSM Chandran in May this year to Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), Chief Executive Officer, Rajesh Rajagopalan.

Sep 19, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

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

Neeraj Chopra undergoes elbow surgery, likely to miss Doha World Championships

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

May 03, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra targetting Javelin medal in 2020 Tokyo Olympics: Coach Uwe Hohn

Chopra shot to prominence last year when he won javelin gold at both the Commonwealth and Asian Games, bringing rare track-and-field success for India.

Mar 15, 2019, 09:25 AM IST

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

If Pakistan stops terrorism, we will also 'be like Neeraj Chopra': Army Chief Bipin Rawat

Asked if there was any "sportsmanship" on display at the Indo-Pak border, Rawat said, "They should make the first move, they should stop terrorism. If they stop terrorism, we will also be like Neeraj Chopra."

Sep 06, 2018, 08:24 AM IST

Asian Games 2018 Day 10 live updates

India won a silver medal in Archery Compound Women Team after losing 228-231 to Korea.

Aug 28, 2018, 07:13 AM IST

Neeraj Chopra bags record-smashing gold as India’s medal tally swells at Asian Games

Farmer's son Neeraj Chopra harvested another record-smashing gold in javelin throw as India's track-and-field athletes delivered a clutch of medals, while badminton ace PV Sindhu advanced to a historic final on a brilliant day for India at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.

Aug 27, 2018, 23:07 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

Asian Games 2018 Day 1 - As it happened

Wrestler Bajrang Punia, 2014 defending champion,  bagged India’s first gold medal in the 65 kg Men’s Freestyle event on Day 1 (Sunday). 

Aug 19, 2018, 06:56 AM IST

Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony: Multi-sport extravaganza officially begins

The 18th Asian Games is a multi-sport event which will be co-hosted by Indonesian cities Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2.

Aug 18, 2018, 17:34 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: 20-year-old javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to be flag bearer for India

The Indian Olympic Association on Friday named javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra as India’s flag-bearer for the 2018 Asian Games opening ceremony. 

Aug 10, 2018, 18:32 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra strikes another gold, beats Cheng of Taipei ahead of Asian Games showdown

Neeraj is leading the Asian charts so far this season, ahead of Cheng and Ahmed Bader Magour of Qatar (season best 83.71m).

Jul 30, 2018, 11:03 AM 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

Asian Games will be tougher than CWG, says javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra

The Commonwealth Games gold has given him the confidence and star javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra is now aiming to grab another yellow metal at the coming Asian Games, which he admitted will be tougher than the Gold Coast CWG.

May 02, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

Haryana Government cancels award function for CWG medallists after prize money furore

The Haryana government on Wednesday cancelled the felicitation function for the state's Commonwealth Games (CWG) medal winners after being threatened with a boycott by top athletes, such as wrestler Vinesh Phogat and javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra, over a proposed cut in prize money.

Apr 25, 2018, 18:05 PM IST