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Tokyo Paralympic Games

Afghanistan Flag Will Be Part of Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony Despite Taliban's Takeover, Says IPC Chief

Aug 23, 2021 PTI

The country's athletes were forced to withdraw from the Tokyo Paralympics after Taliban's took over Afghanistan

Tokyo Paralympics: These Games Is Going To Be India's Best Outing So Far, Says Deepa Malik

Aug 23, 2021 PTI

Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) chief Deepa Malik insisted that India will easily surpass four medal haul of Rio Games


Tokyo Paralympics: Indian Para Athletes Primed For Unprecedented Medal Haul

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia and high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu will lead the biggest ever contingent with India expecting at least 15 medals

India At Paralympics: All You Need To Know About Past Medallists

Aug 23, 2021 PTI

India has won 12 medals, including four gold, and as many silver and bronze medals in the Summer Paralympics since its debut at the 1968 Games


Tokyo Paralympics: Five Athletes From Indian Contingent To Take Part In Opening Ceremony

India are being represented by 54 athletes - the biggest ever - and the country is expecting its best medal haul this time.

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22 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Indians Look To Make Mark In Table Tennis, Powerlifting And Taekwondo

PTI

Bhavina is currently world no 8 while Sonalben is ranked 19th in the Para Table Tennis rankings and are scheduled to start their campaign on August 25


20 August, 2021

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

PTI

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


20 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: India Will Win At Least 15 Medals, Says Chef De Mission

PTI

India is fielding its largest-ever contingent with 54 athletes in nine sports including at Tokyo Paralympics


17 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Star Para-javelin Thrower Devendra Jhajharia Eyes Third Gold Medal

PTI

Jhajharia, 40, won his first gold in F-46 category in 2004 Athens Paralympics and then won his second top medal in the 2016 Rio Games


17 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Tokyo-bound Indian Contingent Interacts With PM Narendra Modi

PTI

The Paralympics will be held between August 24 to September 5 with PM Modi virtually interacting with 10 athletes


16 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics Follow Lead Of Olympics: No Fans During Pandemic

Agencies

There were a few exceptions made during the Olympics with some fans allowed in outlying areas away from Tokyo


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12 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: 54-member Indian Team Given Warm Send-off

PTI

India will start its campaign at Tokyo Paralympics on August 27, with men's and women's archery events


12 August, 2021

National Sports Awards Function Delayed To Include Performers At Tokyo Paralympics

PTI

The Khel Ratna Award, the Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award and the Dhyan Chand Award are given away each year by the country's president on August 29, the National Sports Day


21 July, 2021

Shooter Naresh Sharma Moves Delhi High Court Over Not Being Selected For Tokyo Paralympics

PTI

The plea, which seeks a direction to the PCI to include Sharma's name in the list of selected shooters for the R7 event, will be heard by Justice Rekha Palli on July 22


14 July, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Powerlifters Jaideep Kumar, Sakina Khatun Qualify

PTI

The bipartite slots came as a relief to India after the country's para powerlifting team couldn’t participate at last month’s Fazza -Dubai 2021 World Cup owing to travel restrictions


02 July, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Rio Gold Medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu Named Flag-bearer For Indian Contingent

PTI

A total of 72 para-athletes, including 18 female players, took part in the selection trials held in Delhi on June 29 and 30. India has been granted 24 slots, including four women athletes, by the World Para Athletics


01 July, 2021

Devendra Jhajharia Rewrites World Record In Javelin Throw, Books Tokyo Paralympic Berth

PTI

Jhajharia, 40, has won two gold medals in the men's F-46 category at the Paralympics, sent the spear to a distance of 65.71m


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13 February, 2021

Sandeep Chaudhary Wins Gold, Navdeep, Arvind Secure Quotas For Tokyo Paralympic Games

PTI

Overall, India has claimed 17 medals including nine gold at the 12th Fazza International World Para Athletics Grand Prix


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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