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Neeraj Chopra Turns Angel Investor, Olympic Gold Medallist Bets Undisclosed Sum

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

One Impression, the influencer marketing platform in which Neeraj has bet an undisclosed amount, said it will deploy the funds to build product solutions for both brands and creators, accelerate hiring and scale operations.

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.

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.

Breaching 90m will put me in list of world's best throwers, says Neeraj

Dec 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Neeraj, 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.

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

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


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.

05 December, 2021

PM Lauds Neeraj Chopra For Motivating Young Students On Sports, Fitness

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra for motivating young students at a school, saying such efforts will increase curiosity towards sports and exercising.

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.

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.

23 September, 2021

Puppy Love! Abhinav Bindra Gifts Neeraj Chopra 'Tokyo', Inspires Athletics Golden Boy For 'Paris'

Koushik Paul

Beijing 2008 gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra presented Tokyo Olympics javelin champion, Neeraj Chopra, a golden retriever named 'Tokyo'.

13 September, 2021

Neeraj Chopra's Coach Uwe Hohn Sacked; AFI 'Not Happy' With German Javelin Throw Legend


Hohn was appointed as chief coach in November 2017 for one year to train the likes of Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra and two other Tokyo Olympians


30 August, 2021

Sumit Antil Not Happy With Breaking World Record, Tokyo Paralympic Gold Medallist Says 'He Can Do 75m'


The 23-year-old clinched India's second gold at Tokyo Paralympics, shattering the men's F64 category world record multiple times

30 August, 2021

Sumit Antil Wins India's 2nd Gold Medal At Tokyo Paralympics With New World Record In Javelin Throw

Outlook Web Bureau

Sumit Antil produced a monster throw of 68.55m in the fifth attempt to destroy the 10-men field and recreated his own world record

30 August, 2021

Devendra Jhajharia Claims Silver, Sundar Gurjar Bags Bronze In Javelin Throw At Tokyo Paralympics

Outlook Web Bureau

Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar win silver and bronze respectively in the men's javelin throw F46 event at Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020

26 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Clarifies Javelin Controversy At Tokyo Olympics, Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem 'Not At Fault', Says Champion


Neeraj Chopra clarified all javelins, even personal ones, used in a competition are available to every body

25 August, 2021

'Game Of Thrones' Is Now 'Game Of Throws,' Courtesy Neeraj Chopra And 'King Klaus'

Outlook Web Bureau

Meanwhile, Chopra has slammed the Indian fanfare which has hampered his preparations for Diamond League preparations

20 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Devendra Jhajharia Hopes To Build On Unprecedented Javelin Gains Following Neeraj Chopra's Gold


Jhajharia, the first Indian Paralympian to win two gold medals at the Paralympics, said that Neeraj has brought much-awaited respect and recognition to the game


19 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympian Auctions Medal For Infant's Heart Surgery, Here's What Happens Next

Outlook Web Bureau

Maria Andrejczyk, a Polish javelin thrower, is a cancer survivor. She recovered in time to compete at the Tokyo Olympics and won the silver medal

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.

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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.

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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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