I had suicidal thoughts but coach pulled me out: Sundar Singh Gurjar | Tokyo Paralympics News

I had suicidal thoughts but coach pulled me out: Sundar Singh Gurjar | Tokyo Paralympics News

NEW DELHI: He battled not just loss of limb but also suicidal thoughts not too long ago and as javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar celebrated his maiden Paralympic bronze, he couldn’t help but be thankful to the people who drew him out of the abyss, especially his coach Mahavir Saini. Till 2015, Sundar competed in … Read more

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are historic for every Indian, says Anurag Thakur | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are historic for every Indian, says Anurag Thakur | Tokyo Paralympics News

NEW DELHI: Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on Sunday said that both the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics are historic and memorable for every Indian. In the 2020 Paralympics, the Indian contingent managed to win 19 medals including five gold while in the Olympics, India won seven medals with the country’s first … Read more

It was not my best, says Sumit Antil after winning Paralympic gold with world record throw | Tokyo Paralympics News

It was not my best, says Sumit Antil after winning Paralympic gold with world record throw | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Breaking the world record three times on his way to gold in the Paralympics did not suffice for Sumit Antil as the Indian para javelin thrower said it was not his best, vowing to better a performance that was incredible by any yardstick. The wrestler-turned-javelin thrower clinched India’s second gold at the ongoing Paralympics … Read more

Javelin thrower Sumit clinches India’s second gold in Paralympics with stunning world record show | Tokyo Paralympics News

Javelin thrower Sumit clinches India's second gold in Paralympics with stunning world record show | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Javelin thrower Sumit Antil clinched India’s second gold at the ongoing Paralympics, shattering the men’s F64 category world record multiple times in a stunning Games debut performance on Monday. The 23-year-old from Sonepat in Haryana, who lost his left leg below the knee after he was involved in a motorbike accident in 2015, sent … Read more

Mirabai Chanu’s Olympic silver medal is ‘like oxygen’ for weightlifting: Malleswari | More sports News

Mirabai Chanu's Olympic silver medal is 'like oxygen' for weightlifting: Malleswari | More sports News

MUMBAI: Sydney Olympics bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari believes Mirabai Chanu’s silver in the recent Tokyo Games is “like oxygen” for Indian weightlifting and it will inspire youngsters to take up the sport. Malleswari, who had won a weightlifting bronze in the 2000 Olympics, also said that sports culture will grow in the country after India’s … Read more

Rajnath felicitates Defence Forces Olympians, renames ASI stadium after Neeraj Chopra | More sports News

Rajnath felicitates Defence Forces Olympians, renames ASI stadium after Neeraj Chopra | More sports News

PUNE: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday felicitated Defence Forces personnel who took part in the Tokyo Olympics, including Olympic gold medal winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, at the Army Sports Institute (ASI). Rajnath also re-named the ASI Stadium after Chopra, who bagged the country’s first gold in athletics at the marquee event and also … Read more

Don’t use my remarks on Pakistan’s Arshad Nadeem for propaganda: Neeraj Chopra | More sports News

Don't use my remarks on Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem for propaganda: Neeraj Chopra | More sports News

NEW DELHI: Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra on Thursday put to rest an ‘unnecessary’ controversy that had cropped up after his recent interview to TOI. The star javelin thrower released a video, appealing to people not to “further vested interests and propaganda” after his comments regarding Pakistani javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem “moving around” with his … Read more

Neeraj Chopra decides to end 2021 season, says focus shifted to packed 2022 | More sports News

Neeraj Chopra decides to end 2021 season, says focus shifted to packed 2022 | More sports News

NEW DELHI: Olympic gold medallist javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has decided to end his 2021 competition season due to a “packed schedule of travel and a bout of illness” and vowed to comeback stronger in a busy 2022. “The packed schedule of travel and a bout of illness has meant I have not been able … Read more

Neeraj Chopra: Nothing wrong in what Arshad Nadeem did by taking my javelin to prepare, clarifies Neeraj Chopra | Tokyo Olympics News

Neeraj Chopra: Nothing wrong in what Arshad Nadeem did by taking my javelin to prepare, clarifies Neeraj Chopra | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra on Thursday said he was “disappointed” to see people pushing their “vested interests” following a viral video that showed the Indian athlete on the lookout for his javelin moments before the finals of the javelin event in August. The video doing the rounds on social video further … Read more

Video of Neeraj Chopra taking back javelin from Arshad Nadeem goes viral, fans question Pakistan athlete’s behaviour | Tokyo Olympics News

Video of Neeraj Chopra taking back javelin from Arshad Nadeem goes viral, fans question Pakistan athlete's behaviour | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra might have won hearts with his performance at the showpiece event, but footage from moments leading up to the finals of the competition show Neeraj on the lookout for his javelin. The video doing the rounds on social video further shows the Indian athlete spotting his javelin … Read more