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Tokyo Paralympics
People  /  Published 17.03.22

A chat with Avani Lekhara - the first Indian woman to bag a gold at the Tokyo Paralympics

The mind can be your biggest enemy or best friend. What has been your process like of reaching this stage of mental strength in your life? It doesn’t happen in a day. If I say that I don’...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Sports  /  Published 25.02.22

Sharad worried about coach Nikitin Yevhen

Paralympics bronze medallist in high jump Sharad Kumar is closely tracking the Russian military operation in Ukraine as he is worried about the safety of his coach Nikitin Yevhen and distressed after ...
By PTI in New Delhi

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

Sports  /  Published 08.10.21

'India will double its medal tally in Paris 2024'

Tokyo Paralympics gold-medallist shuttler Pramod Bhagat on Friday said he is confident that India will double its medal count at the prestigious multi-sport event in Paris, which is just three years a...
By Our Bureau

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

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Sports  /  Published 28.09.21

Olympians promote Covid-appropriate behaviour

India's history-making Olympians and Paralympians have joined hands in a health ministry initiative promoting safe celebrations to prevent a surge in Covid-19 cases during the upcoming festival se...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 21.09.21

KIIT honours Bhagat, Dutee

The Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) has decided to name two of its stadiums after Pramod Bhagat, the para-shuttler who won the first gold medal for India in the Tokyo Paralympics, an...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

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 10.09.21

Bigger aim for Paris

The country's history-making Paralympians were on Thursday felicitated by their national parent body, the Paralympic Committee of India, which hoped to produce more champion players in the coming ...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 09.09.21

Paralympians gift Modi autographed stole

Modi praised the indomitable spirit and will power of the contingent and said that the performance is praiseworthy in light of the insurmountable odds that the para-athletes have overcome in their liv...
By Our Bureau


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