Advertisement


Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
Sports  /  Published 28.07.21

Tears and cheers greet Chanu

When she last visited her home at Nongpok Sekmai village in Manipur, it was with a regret and with a dream. The regret of the debacle of Rio and the dream of exorcising that ghost and winning a medal ...
By Robert Sapam in Imphal

Opinion  /  Published 28.07.21

Letters to the editor: Mirabai Chanu wins silver at Olympics, deteriorating condition of the Great Barrier Reef

Moment of glory Sir — India has reasons to be elated because for the first time in its history, the country has won an Olympic medal on the very first day of the event (“Chanu lifts India...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 27.07.21

Mirabai Chanu breaks down on meeting mom

"This silver medal is even more special because of the love people of India and my state Manipur have shown me. I'm grateful to each and every person who came today to congratulate me and gav...
By PTI, Our Bureau in Imphal

Sports  /  Published 27.07.21

Mirabai recalls shoulder niggle

Training tirelessly, staying away from family and maintaining a strict diet for five years finally culminated in the moment Mirabai Chanu had been desperately waiting for -- standing atop the Olympic ...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Sports  /  Published 27.07.21

Return of silver girl

In recognition of her feat, Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has offered the 26-year-old a job of additional superintendent of police and a cash award of Rs 1 crore. Chanu lifted a total of 202k...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Advertisement

Sports  /  Published 26.07.21

Mirabai Chanu to get Additional SP rank

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday announced that weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who won Silver at the Tokyo Olympics, will be appointed as the Additional Superintendent of Police in ...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Sports  /  Published 26.07.21

Mirabai Chanu returns home to thunderous welcome

The diminutive Manipuri lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) in the 49kg category to better Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Saturday. With that performance, she exorcise...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Sports  /  Published 26.07.21

Possible upgrade for Chanu

Mirabai Chanu's Tokyo Olympics saga is probably not over yet. The 26-year-old Manipuri, who won a silver in weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, might be up for a medal upgrade. Yes, ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 25.07.21

Mirabai Chanu lifts India out of bronze age

...
By Robert Sapam in Imphal

Sports  /  Published 25.07.21

Chanu’s lift, leap of faith

MIRABAI CHANU (Age 26) How it started She took to weightlifting in 2008 at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex in Imphal although she had initially planned to try archery Early spark The girl from t...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


Advertisement

Download our latest App

to get update on the go...

Advertisement

Advertisement
 
Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.