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Neeraj Chopra's Coach Klaus Bartonietz Gets Contract Extension Till Paris Olympics

Jan 02, 2022 PTI

Klaus Bartonietz took charge as Neeraj Chopra's coach from compatriot and former world record holder javelin thrower Uwe Hohn during the youngster's rehabilitation and recovery process after an elbow surgery in 2018.

Taranjeet Kaur, India’s Fastest U-23 Sprinter, Fails Dope Test; Faces Four Year Ban

Jan 01, 2022 PTI

Taranjeet Kaur won 100m and 200m gold medals in the National U-23 Championships last year clocking 11.54s and 23.57s respectively. Before that, she had also won a gold and silver in National Open Championships.


Higher And Stronger, India's Olympic Medallists Make Their New Year 2022 Wishes

After an eventful 2021 that included Tokyo Olympics, India's top sportspersons face a challenging 2022. Their dreams and aspirations remain as high as ever.

New Year 2022: FIFA World Cup, Cricket World Cups, Asian Games Headline Annual Sports Calendar

Dec 31, 2021 Koushik Paul

2022 will a huge year for sports and fans will pray that COVID-19 stays away. From top cricketing events, football action to big multi-sports events, the new year will be a veritable treat for India's sports fans.


Neeraj Chopra's New Year Resolution: Breach 90-Metre Mark; 'Medal Is One Thing, Distance Is Another,' Says Olympic Champion

Neeraj Chopra, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m in his second attempt at the Tokyo Olympics, has been eyeing the coveted 90m for quite some time now. His personal best is 88.07m.

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25 December, 2021

Yearender 2021: Neeraj Chopra Heralds New Era In Indian Athletics With Olympic Gold

Philem Dipak Singh

While Neeraj Chopra's golden moment is a new beginning in Indian athletics, but the year 2021 also witnessed the end of an era with the demise of legendary Milkha Singh.


15 December, 2021

Neeraj Chopra 'A Very Strong Element' In India's Athletics Profile: Sebastian Coe

PTI

Neeraj Chopra won India's first athletics medal in the Olympics in Tokyo. Terming India's first gold in athletics 'as a hugely important moment', Sebastian Coe advised the country to use it in raising the profile of the sport.


04 December, 2021

Neeraj Chopra, Olympic Champion, To Fly To USA For Off-Season Training Ahead Of Mega 2022

PTI

Tokyo Olympics javelin champion Neeraj Chopra was initially supposed to base in Potchefstroom along with the javelin throwers, but the plan was scrapped due to the new COVID-19 strain Omicron in South Africa.


02 December, 2021

Anju Bobby George Becomes 1st Indian To Win World Athletics' Woman Of Year Award

PTI

Anju Bobby, the only Indian to have won a medal in the World Championships with a long jump bronze in the 2003 edition, was named for the award in the world body's annual awards night held virtually on Wednesday.


11 November, 2021

Tokyo 2020 Champion Neeraj Chopra On Biopic: Let Me Win More Medals, Movie Will Be Hit Then

PTI

Neeraj Chopra became an overnight sensation after he claimed javelin gold at the Tokyo Olympics to end India's 100-year wait for a track and field medal in the Olympics.


31 October, 2021

Chennai Super Kings Felicitate Olympic Champion Neeraj Chopra With Special Jersey

PTI

Neeraj Chopra joined shooter Abhinav Bindra as only the second Indian individual gold medallist at the Olympics.


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23 October, 2021

Alex Quinonez, Ecuadorian Olympic Sprinter, Fatally Shot

Associated Press (AP)

Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso vowed in a statement on Saturday that the slaying 'will not go unpunished.'


23 October, 2021

No Room For Olympic Gold Medallist Marcell Jacobs In World Athletics Award Nominees, Italy Fumes

PTI

Italian Marcell Jacobs was a surprise champion when he took the Tokyo Olympics 100m gold before laying his hands on 4×100m relay gold.


13 October, 2021

Agnes Tirop, Kenyan Distance Runner, Found Dead At Her Home

Associated Press (AP)

Athletics Kenya said it was still working to uncover details of the incident but it had been informed of Tirop's death. She was 25.


13 October, 2021

Hima Das Tests Positive For COVID-19, Sprinter Recovering In Patiala

Outlook Web Bureau

According to Hima's media manager, there is nothing to worry about on the health front. Hima was about to start training ahead of national camp later this month.


08 October, 2021

Neeraj Chopra’s Tokyo Olympic Gold Medal-Winning Javelin Fetches Rs 1.5cr In E-Auction

Outlook Web Bureau

As many as 1348 mementos went under the hammer and the proceeds will go to the Namami Gange Mission.


04 October, 2021

London Marathon: Sisay Lemma, Joyciline Jepkosgei Emerge Triumphant

Associated Press (AP)

This was the first time a full-scale London Marathon was successfully staged in more than two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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02 October, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Woos Fans With His Javelin Throw Skills, Underwater - WATCH

Koushik Paul

Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra has a busy 2022 ahead with Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Championships fast approaching.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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