Special Athletes
Jharkhand  /  Published 25.01.22

Special athlete off ventilator support

The condition of Monika Mahto, a special athlete who is undergoing treatment for severe jaundice at Tata Main Hospital, has improved remarkably and she is off the ventilator. The 27-year-old, who was...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 17.11.21

India para shuttlers safe in Kampala

India’s para shuttlers competing at the Uganda para badminton international suffered a jolt when there were multiple explosions near the team hotel at the capital city of Kampala on Tuesday. Th...

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.09.21

Steel city special athletes get 2nd jab

Eighteen special athletes took their second dose of vaccine for Covid-19 at a camp organised by the East Singhbhum district administration on Sunday. Jeevika, a Sonari-based NGO which runs a special ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.07.21

Special athletes to resume training

Special athletes in Jharkhand can look forward to resume outdoor activities next month. The Special Olympics Jharkhand (SOJ) will begin organising training camps for intellectually impaired athletes ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.21

This special student does his job sans fuss

From leading a pack of special athletes and helping them cross busy roads to coordinating daily sports drills, N. Sai Krishna is a guide and sports coach despite being intellectually challenged. ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.03.21

Special athlete misses national camp

Special athlete Rakesh Bagh's luck seems to be running out when he needs it the most. The 24-year-old, a resident of city's Sitaramdera locality, could not join his mates Sital Sikka (East Si...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.02.21

Fresh gear for special athletes

Old scooter tyres seem to have effectively replaced the usual medicine balls when it comes to building strength for the intellectually impaired for a newly-introduced sports discipline. Special athle...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.10.20

Diyas made by the intellectually impaired

The diyas – in various shapes and sizes, the most unique being the turtles – are a hit among people from Jamshedpur and Ranchi. The diyas invariably get exhausted much before Diwali. The d...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.20

SOB sanctions Rs 20,000 for former special athlete

Special Olympics Bharat (SOB) sanctioned Rs 20,000 for former special athlete Sanjeev Kumar Das on Tuesday.Das, who is now in Delhi with his wife Vibha and mother-in-law, had earlier appealed to Speci...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.19

2 players under Special Olympics Jharkhand scanner

Jharkhand state commissioner for persons with disabilities Satish Chandra has directed Special Olympics Jharkhand to submit for scrutiny the certificates of two special athletes selected in the Indian...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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