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Neeraj Chopra's 86.69 first and final legal throw enough for gold

June 19, 2022 9:58 pm

Wet, slippery conditions at Kuortane Games pose challenge as Neeraj Chopra seals gold ahead of Keshorn Walcott's 86.64.

Paavo Nurmi Games: On return, Neeraj Chopra breaks national record

June 15, 2022 10:46 pm

Neeraj Chopra rewrote the national record with a throw of 89.30 metres at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland.

Ahead of Worlds, Javelin champ Neeraj Chopra hopes to work towards Tokyo magic in much-awaited return

June 14, 2022 2:36 pm

Neeraj Chopra isn’t obsessed with the 90m mark, after all his famous gold was won at 87.58 metres.

Annu dominates, sets another record at Javelin Nationals

May 09, 2022 7:29 am

Sunday was the ninth time she broke the national record as she improved on her previous mark of 63.24m set last year at the Federation Cup in Patiala.

Bangaon, the Little Finland of javelin throwers in Haryana, which is churning out champions

October 30, 2021 7:13 pm

Dubbed the Finland of Haryana, the back-woodsy village of Bangaon is the new javelin hub of the country. Behind its emergence are a physical education teacher, an academy on a chicken farm and a group of motivated teenagers.

'Coach' Vipin Kasana’s last shot as javelin thrower

October 24, 2021 11:56 am

The real threat came in September last year when the NCR-based athlete was diagnosed with a life-threatening liver complication.

Neeraj Chopra back in training, shares pictures

October 20, 2021 10:35 pm

Such has been the impact of Neeraj’s success that popular sports academies, like the Chhatrasal Stadium in Delhi, are clocking a rush of new enrollments.

What makes Neeraj Chopra a true champion?

September 02, 2021 7:15 am

Jeev Milkha Singh writes: One of the most important lessons of sports is having respect for everyone, including rival athletes.

Neeraj Chopra's gold winning feat named one of 10 magical moments of track and field in Olympics

August 11, 2021 4:58 pm

WA noted that Neeraj Chopra had 143,000 followers before the Olympics, but now has a staggering 3.2million (on Instagram), making him the most followed track and field athlete in the world.

AFI to celebrate August 7, Neeraj's Olympic gold winning Day, as National Javelin Day

August 10, 2021 4:31 pm

The AFI started National Open Javelin Throw Championships in 2018 and its third edition is scheduled in October this year.