Paralympic Games
Sports  /  Published 04.09.21

Games: Three shuttlers reach finals

The Indian trioka of Pramod Bhagat, Suhas Yathiraj and Krishna Nagar sailed into the men's singles finals of the badminton event in their respective classifications at the Tokyo Paralympics here o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 04.09.21

Manish clinches gold, Singhraj gets silver

Shooters Manish Narwal and Singhraj Adana gave India a dream-come-true moment on the penultimate day of the Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Saturday. Narwal smashed the Paralympic record, while Adana wo...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

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

Sports  /  Published 29.08.21

For Bhavina's parents, she is 'Divya'

Family members and friends of paddler Bhavina Patel broke into traditional "Garba" dance, burst firecrackers and smeared each other with 'gulal' at her native Sundhiya village in Guj...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad

Sports  /  Published 29.08.21

Wishes pour in for Bhavina

Laxman tweeted: "Silver medal for India. Many Congratulations to #BhavinaPatel who has created history by becoming the first Indian para-paddler to win a medal in #Paralympics history." Kum...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Sports  /  Published 29.08.21

Bhavina Patel brings home silver

Bhavinaben Patel on Sunday became only the second Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics after she signed off with a historic silver following a 0-3 loss to world number one Chinese paddler Yi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 28.08.21

Bhavinaben Patel assures India of medal

Bhavinaben Patel on Friday became the first Indian to enter the semi-finals of the Paralympic Games table tennis competition and confirm a medal for India. The 34-year-old paddler, competing in her m...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 26.08.21

Paralympic Games: First gold goes to Australia

Away from the competition, organisers confirmed that two more athletes have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Paralympic Village. That brings to three the number of positive cases among athletes in...
By Agencies in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 25.08.21

Athletes flee Kabul on hush-hush flight

Two Afghan Paralympians have fled Kabul with the help of a group of Australian sports stars, according to Nikki Dryden, a former Canadian Olympian turned human rights lawyer who was involved in the ef...
By New York Times News Service

India  /  Published 17.08.21

PM interacts with Paralympians

"You are all winners and role models," Prime Minister Narendra Modi told India's top para athletes, who are set to compete in the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics. Modi virtually interacted w...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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