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 Paralympics: Suhas Yathiraj claims silver in badminton | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Suhas Yathiraj claims silver in badminton | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: India’s Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj ended his campaign with a historic silver after going down fighting against top seed Lucas Mazur of France in the men’s singles SL4 class final at the Tokyo Paralympics here on Sunday. The 38-year-old Noida district magistrate, who has an impairment in one of his ankles, produced an entertaining performance … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: India joins President, Prime Minister in congratulating shooters Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adhana | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: India joins President, Prime Minister in congratulating shooters Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adhana | Tokyo Paralympics News

EW DELHI: Indian sporting fraternity on Saturday hailed shooters Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adana’s 1-2 finish at the Paralympics, terming the feat as “stuff of dreams”, with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lauding the duo for bringing glory to the country. The 19-year-old Narwal smashed the Paralympic record to clinch … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: Education equally important for archer Harvinder Singh | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Education equally important for archer Harvinder Singh | Tokyo Paralympics News

Harvinder Singh managed to achieve what the country’s archery fraternity has been seeking for ages. The 31-year-old from Ajitnagar village of Haryana’s Kaithal district on Friday picked up India’s first-ever Paralympics medal in the sport, going past Kim Min Su of South Korea in a shoot-off to bag bronze in men’s individual recurve category in … Read more

Ronak Pandit: Manu Bhaker not ready to compete, she has technical issues that need to be resolved | More sports News

Ronak Pandit: Manu Bhaker not ready to compete, she has technical issues that need to be resolved | More sports News

NEW DELHI: After learning some hard lessons during her Olympic debut in Tokyo, pistol shooter Manu Bhaker has decided to go back to the junior circuit for the first time since 2018. She will return to competition mode later this month, travelling to Peru for the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima. However, Ronak Pandit, … Read more

Paralympics: Prachi Yadav finishes last in 200m canoe VL2 final | Tokyo Paralympics News

Paralympics: Prachi Yadav finishes last in 200m canoe VL2 final | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: India’s Prachi Yadav failed to finish at the podium, ending her campaign at a disappointing eighth and last in the women’s Va’a single 200m VL2 canoe sprint final at the Tokyo Paralympics here on Friday. Prachi finished the race in 1:07.329s to settle for the last place. Great Britain’s Emma Wiggs won the gold … Read more

Shooter Rahul Jakhar ends fifth in Mixed 25m Pistol final at Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics News

Shooter Rahul Jakhar ends fifth in Mixed 25m Pistol final at Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Indian shooter Rahul Jakhar signed off fifth in the P3 Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 event of the Paralympics here on Thursday. The 35-year-old Jakhar was eliminated at the end of the seventh series in the finals after qualifying second with a score of 576, which included 284 in precision and 292 in the rapid … Read more

Shuttlers Suhas, Tarun win; Kohli-Parmar duo loses at Tokyo Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics News

Shuttlers Suhas, Tarun win; Kohli-Parmar duo loses at Tokyo Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Indian shuttlers Suhas Yathiraj and Tarun Dhillon made impressive starts to their campaign in men’s singles SL4 class on the second day of the badminton competition at the Tokyo Paralympics here on Thursday. The 38-year-old Suhas took just 19 minutes to see off Germany’s Jan Niklas Pott 21-9, 21-3 in a lopsided group A … Read more

sumit antil: Tokyo Paralympics: Happy to win gold medal but dream was to join the Indian Army, says gold medallist Sumit Antil | Tokyo Paralympics News

sumit antil: Tokyo Paralympics: Happy to win gold medal but dream was to join the Indian Army, says gold medallist Sumit Antil | Tokyo Paralympics News

NEW DELHI: In March, earlier this year, para javelin thrower Sumit Antil, who won a gold medal in javelin throw at the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday, participated alongside Neeraj Chopra in the able-bodied Indian Grand Prix 3 at the National Institute of Sports (NIS), Patiala. Sumit had finished seventh with a best throw of 66.43m … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: Meet Sumit Antil – a wrestler turned javelin thrower aiming for a gold medal | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Meet Sumit Antil - a wrestler turned javelin thrower aiming for a gold medal | Tokyo Paralympics News

NEW DELHI: Indian para javelin thrower Sumit Antil is an inspiration for many youngsters in his village Khewda, in Sonipat. That is not just because of his success and achievements in sports, but also for his never-say-die attitude. In 2015, while he was learning the nuances of becoming a wrestler in an akhara in Sonipat, … Read more

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