Not satisfied, could’ve done better: Avani Lekhara after becoming 1st Indian woman with 2 Paralympic medals | Tokyo Paralympics News

Not satisfied, could've done better: Avani Lekhara after becoming 1st Indian woman with 2 Paralympic medals | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Not quite satisfied despite becoming the first Indian woman to win two Paralympic medals, shooter Avani Lekhara on Friday said she had it in her to perform better at the ongoing Games but was done in by the nerves. The 19-year-old, who had won the 10m air rifle standing SH1 gold, added a 50m … Read more

Three-year Olympic cycle will be tricky: Abhinav Bindra | More sports News

Three-year Olympic cycle will be tricky: Abhinav Bindra | More sports News

MUMBAI: India’s first individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra on Thursday said the road to the 2024 Paris Games will be difficult and “tricky” given the shorter three-year cycle. The shooting ace also lauded the country’s performance at the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics. “It was a historic performance with the best-ever seven medals. There were moments … Read more

Neeraj Chopra: I was not thinking about Johannes Vetter, but about myself and my throw: Neeraj Chopra | Tokyo Olympics News

Neeraj Chopra: I was not thinking about Johannes Vetter, but about myself and my throw: Neeraj Chopra | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Neeraj Chopra continues to be the toast of the nation and deservedly so. For the first time in India’s Olympic history, the country has an Olympic gold medallist in athletics. In Tokyo, after a medal was confirmed, Neeraj kissed the track at the Olympic Stadium. He knew he had done the job for … Read more

On this day in 2008: Abhinav Bindra became first Indian to win individual Olympic gold | More sports News

On this day in 2008: Abhinav Bindra became first Indian to win individual Olympic gold | More sports News

NEW DELHI: It was on this day, 13 years ago, when Abhinav Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal. Bindra had achieved the feat during the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 10 metre air rifle shooter was seen at the top of his craft. The shooter had shot a 10.8 … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Ecstatic Abhinav Bindra welcomes Neeraj Chopra to golden club | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Ecstatic Abhinav Bindra welcomes Neeraj Chopra to golden club | Tokyo Olympics News

When PV Sindhu qualified for the final at the Rio Games, Abhinav Bindra wanted her to win gold and had expressed how ‘lonely’ he felt at the top. He finally has company now. “I am ecstatic,” Bindra told TOI. Abhinav won India’s first-ever individual gold on August 11, 2008, and it has been a long … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Everything you need to know about Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Everything you need to know about Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra | Tokyo Olympics News

For the first time since 2008, the Indian National Anthem was played out at the Olympics. And that’s thanks to a 23 year old javelin thrower – Neeraj Chopra. Neeraj has done what no Indian athlete has ever managed to do before – win an athletics gold medal at the Olympics. The wait for an … Read more

Whole of India is watching you: Coach Raffaele Bergamasco’s message for medallist Lovlina Borgohain during her last bout | Tokyo Olympics News

Whole of India is watching you: Coach Raffaele Bergamasco's message for medallist Lovlina Borgohain during her last bout | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Lovlina Borgohain has already assured India a second medal at the Tokyo Olympics and the boxer from Assam is now on the verge of creating history. India has won two medals in boxing in its Olympic history, Vijender Singh in 2008 Beijing and Mary Kom in 2012 London – they were both bronze. … Read more