Avani Lekhara
Sports  /  Published 12.06.22

Modi lauds Avani on gold-winning feat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed young paralympic champion Avani Lekhara for clinching her second gold medal at the ongoing Chateauroux 2022 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Franc...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

People  /  Published 17.03.22

A chat with Avani Lekhara - the first Indian woman to bag a gold at the Tokyo Paralympics

The mind can be your biggest enemy or best friend. What has been your process like of reaching this stage of mental strength in your life? It doesn’t happen in a day. If I say that I don’...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Sports  /  Published 28.09.21

Olympians promote Covid-appropriate behaviour

India's history-making Olympians and Paralympians have joined hands in a health ministry initiative promoting safe celebrations to prevent a surge in Covid-19 cases during the upcoming festival se...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Sports  /  Published 05.09.21

Avani leads team India in closing ceremony

Before Lekhara, Joginder Singh Sodhi had won a silver and two bronze medals in the 1984 Paralympics. Another shooter, Singhraj Adana, joined the exclusive club on Saturday when he added a silver in P4...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 05.09.21

Indian athletes script history with 19 medals

Devendra Jhajharia -- Javelin Throw (Silver) Two-time gold-winning javelin throw veteran Devendra Jhajharia clinched a stupendous third Paralympic medal, a silver this time. The 40-year-old Jhajahria...
By Our Bureau


Sports  /  Published 03.09.21

Not satisfied, could've done better: Avani

That’s also the sentiment of the nation. Take a bow, Avani. ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies

Sports  /  Published 03.09.21

Another medal for Avani Lekhara

Athletes in SH1 Rifle have an impairment in their legs, for example amputations or paraplegia. Some athletes will compete in a seated position, while others will compete in a standing position. Lekh...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 01.09.21

Avani fails to qualify

Shooter Avani Lekhara, who became India's first female gold medallist in Paralympic Games two days ago, failed to replicate her success as she crashed out in the qualification round of the mixed 1...
By Our Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.21

Invisible pride: Paralympics wins

Two Indian athletes have won gold medals in quick succession at javelin throw events in Tokyo. The first was Neeraj Chopra, who won the Olympic gold; the second is Sumit Antil, who won the coveted gol...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.21

Letters to the editor: Nusrat's choice to not name child's father

Stand together Sir — The actress-turned-member of parliament, Nusrat Jahan, recently gave birth to a boy. Amidst much speculation about the child’s parentage, Jahan has declined from nami...
By The Telegraph


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