Paralympic Games
Sports  /  Published 04.06.22

6 Indian para shooters denied visa

Six members of the Indian para shooting contingent, including double Paralympic medallist Singharaj Adhana, on Saturday failed to travel to Chateauroux, France for the World Shooting Para Sport World ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

Sports  /  Published 04.03.22

Paralympics bars athletes from Russia & Belarus

A day after organisers of the Paralympic Winter Games announced that they would allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to take part in the competitions, the organisation’s board made a stunning r...
By David Waldstein in Beijing

Books  /  Published 03.12.21

When you rise like a Phoenix

In August 2020, a new documentary on the Paralympic Movement hit a prominent OTT platform. Rising Phoenix is an hour-and-a-half-long non-fiction docu-drama that introduces you to a motley crew of char...
By Aman Misra

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.21

Letters to the Editor: Why overlook Paralympic gold medallists?

Sir — The silence of the government on the Pandora papers is completely unacceptable. Before coming to power, Narendra Modi had been vocal about punishing those guilty of tax evasion and bringin...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.21

Darkness behind light: Tokyo Paralympics

The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics has turned out to be India’s most successful global mega event. Nineteen medals, five golds, five medals in a single day — all this from a country where the majo...
By Sharda Ugra


Opinion  /  Published 05.10.21

Shared podium

After his spectacular success at the Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj Chopra, deservedly, has become a national hero. But the Paralympics reminded us that Chopra was not the first Indian to get a gold medal in ...
By Atanu Biswas

Sports  /  Published 12.09.21

Paralympians 'motivate' PM Modi

Moving swiftly from one table to another, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recognised, exhorted, lauded and patted the para athletes for their incredible performance in the Tokyo Paralympics, telling them...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 12.09.21

Shuttle diplomacy unites work & sport

Suhas Yathiraj’s story is a subtle mix of will power, dedication and self-belief.  The para-badminton player proved that no obstacle is insurmountable if one is determined and that is how ...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.09.21

Modi meets Paralympians

India's Paralympians presented Prime Minister Narendra Modi with an autographed stole on Thursday during a breakfast hosted by him to felicitate the contingent at his residence here. The Indian p...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.09.21

Pramod Bhagat to get Rs 6 crore

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh cooked at a dinner hosted by him on Wednesday in honour of the participants of the Olympic Games from the state . The dinner was hosted at Amarinder’s farmh...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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