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Paralympic Games
Sports  /  Published 05.09.21

Best Teachers' Day gift: Coach

Overwhelmed by the performance of his wards at the Tokyo Paralympics, India's para-badminton national coach Gaurav Khanna on Sunday said he could not have received a better gift this Teachers'...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 04.09.21

Badminton: Pramod Bhagat strikes gold

The 33-year-old from Bhubaneswar also remains in contention for a bronze medal in mixed doubles SL3-SU5 class. Bhagat, who had contracted polio when he was four years old, picked up the sport after wa...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

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

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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


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