Sports  /  Published 22.05.22

Neeraj in no hurry for 90m

Neeraj Chopra has a challenge. Breaking the 90-metre mark with the javelin throw. Repeatedly asked at a virtual news conference on Saturday if he was up to the challenge, the Tokyo Olympics gold meda...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.05.22

Neeraj’s rivals excel

Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra wasn’t competing at the season-opening  Doha Diamond League but the Indian javelin ace must have followed Friday’s results keenly. Reigning worl...
By Our Bureau

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.04.22

Septuagenarian brings laurels

Avtar Singh once again proved that age is just a number. The 72-year-old proved his mettle by claiming gold in the javelin throw (70-plus age category) at the ongoing 42nd National Masters Athletics ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 02.02.22

Neeraj nominated for Laureus award

   India's Olympic gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was on Wednesday nominated for the prestigious Laureus 'World Breakthrough of the Year' award, making him the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

Sports  /  Published 25.01.22

Param Vishisht Seva Medal for Neeraj

Subedar Neeraj Chopra, who created history last year by winning India's first athletics gold medal in Olympics, was awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal on Tuesday for his distinguished service. Chop...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Sports  /  Published 02.01.22

Olympics 2024: Neeraj’s coach gets extension

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra will continue to train with his German coach Klaus Bartonietz, whose contract has been extended till the 2024 Paris Games, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) confir...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Sports  /  Published 03.12.21

Neeraj Chopra cancels SA trip, to train in US

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has forced India’s Olympic Games gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to cancel his training trip to Potchefstroom in South Africa. His team is now l...
By Angshuman Roy

Sports  /  Published 04.11.21

Neeraj ‘honoured’

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, nominated for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award after winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics, on Wednesday said he would continue to work hard to earn more laurels for ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 08.10.21

Current coach ‘best’ for Neeraj

Olympic gold-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra described his German coach Klaus Bartonietz as the “best” for him and said on Friday that he would like to continue their partnership in ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 03.09.21

'Hope javelin becomes as popular as cricket bat'

Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Friday felicitated the just-returned Paralympic medallists of the country, including javelin throwers Sumit Antil and Devendra Jhajharia, hoping the sport will become ...
By Our Bureau


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