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 Paralympics: Mom’s special day as Noida DM Suhas grabs historic silver | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Mom's special day as Noida DM Suhas grabs historic silver | Tokyo Paralympics News

All her prayers and wishes were for her son to win at least a bronze medal but as Suhas Yathiraj climbed one more step on the podium, Jayashree was more than happy for her son who created history at the Paralympics in men’s badminton that added another feather to the IAS officer’s cap. “Even though … Read more

India’s unprecedented Paralympics campaign ends with a golden hue | Tokyo Paralympics News

India's unprecedented Paralympics campaign ends with a golden hue | Tokyo Paralympics News

Promises made, promises kept. It’s time to say sayonara. Tokyo has been richly rewarding for Indian athletes, and all good things must come to an end. Of course, there’s that temptation to sign off with one final flourish. So, on an overcast, drizzly Sunday, para shuttlers Krishna Nagar and Noida’s district magistrate Suhas Yathiraj did … Read more

Tokyo bids colourful farewell to ‘historic, fantastic’ Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo bids colourful farewell to 'historic, fantastic' Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Tokyo bid a colourful farewell to the Paralympics on Sunday after 12 days of stereotype-defying, record-shattering performances despite a year-long pandemic delay. International Paralympic Committee chief Andrew Parsons declared the Games closed on a cool night in the Olympic Stadium, saying they had “not just been historic, they’ve been fantastic”. It was a Games … 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

Tokyo Paralympics: Just want to live in this moment, says Krishna Nagar | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Just want to live in this moment, says Krishna Nagar | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Indian badminton player Krishna Nagar on Sunday said Sunday’s gold medal at the Paralympics was nothing short of a blessing as he was over the moon for just being able to compete in the Games. Nagar defeated Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17 in the men’s singles SH6 class final to claim … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics will motivate generations of athletes to pursue sports: PM Modi | Cricket News

Tokyo Paralympics will motivate generations of athletes to pursue sports: PM Modi | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Tokyo Paralympics will hold a special place in the history of Indian sports and it will motivate generations of athletes to pursue sports. “In the history of Indian sports, the Tokyo #Paralympics will always have a special place. The games will remain etched in … Read more

Will try to double India’s Tokyo Paralympics tally in Paris 2024, says PCI chief Deepa Malik | Tokyo Paralympics News

Will try to double India's Tokyo Paralympics tally in Paris 2024, says PCI chief Deepa Malik | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Deepa Malik, the president of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), is confident of doubling the medal tally in Paris 2024 after Indian athletes put on an outstanding show in the 2020 Tokyo Games. The Indian contingent on Sunday finished their campaign at the Paralympic Games at an all-time high by securing a total … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: India finishes 24th with record 19 medals | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: India finishes 24th with record 19 medals | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Inspirational, incredible and indomitable. India’s paralympians managed to be all these and much more in an epoch-making campaign at the Tokyo Games where an unparalleled 19 medals, including five gold, helped them sign off 24th in the overall tally — the highest ever. Speechless! Historic performance by #IND at the #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics !🤩🎉✨ Thank … Read more

Devendra Jhajharia gets a hero’s welcome: ‘My medal is a source of energy’ | Tokyo Paralympics News

Devendra Jhajharia gets a hero's welcome: 'My medal is a source of energy' | Tokyo Paralympics News

JAIPUR: Since the day Devendra Jhajharia became the only Indian to have won three medals in consecutive outings at the Paralympics, he has been on his toes attending endless calls and functions. If at one end he is exhausted, on the other he is savouring the moments he had worked for intensively in the past … Read more