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Neeraj Chopra is six weeks behind schedule, says coach Uwe Hohn

Coach Uwe Hohn rues delay in travelling to Potchefstroom where an expert physio has helped the star athlete overcome an elbow injury

A good 2019 will be motivation for Tokyo Olympics, says Neeraj Chopra

Following the two golds in 2018, the expectations of the javelin thrower finishing on the podium will be high. Neeraj Chopra, himself, believes that doing well this year will give him the boost he needs in an Olympic year.


Asian gold medalists Arpinder Singh, Tajinder Toor to train abroad; Neeraj Chopra awaits visa

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, along with five other national campers, is all set to travel to South Africa to train at the North-East University in Potchefstroom city.

After Neeraj Chopra's coach Uwe Hohn red flags delays, Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore steps in

Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Rajyavardhan Rathore, the Olympic silver medallist shooter-turned-politician, said he would “leave no stone unturned for our Olympics hopes”.

Neeraj Chopra echoes coach Uwe Hohn's concern, says training schedule delayed

Neeraj Chopra and Uwe Hohn have approached the government to sanction a tour abroad where they will train for up to three months.

Neeraj Chopra on coach Uwe Hohn's remarks: India is a huge country, things can't happen in a jiffy

In a detailed email to The Sunday Express, Neeraj Chopra's coach Uwe Hown said that delay in procuring equipment, insufficient support staff, poor diet, and unimaginative planning are hampering the training of javelin thrower.


‘Time short’: Neeraj Chopra's coach complains of poor equipment, diet ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Delay in procuring equipment, insufficient support staff, poor diet and unimaginative planning are hampering the training of javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, as per coach Uwe Hohn.

Breakthrough year for Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das but familiar dope shame hits Indian athletics

Yet another dope shame came to haunt Indian athletics at the fag end of the season with five athletes, including Asian champion quarter-miler Nirmala Sheoran, returning positive tests for banned substances.

My next target is World Championships in Doha in 2019, says Neeraj Chopra

The year 2018 has seen Neeraj Chopra crossing the 85 m mark seven times which also includes a fourth-place finish at the Diamond League in Doha in April, where he made a throw of 87.43.

Competition in India has increased, many juniors are doing well, says gold medalist Neeraj Chopra

In this week of Idea Exchange, Asian Games gold medalist Neeraj Chopra talks about the scope of making a sport like javelin more popular in India. 

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Neeraj Chopra leads India in fireworks-filled Asian Games opening ceremony

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bears the tricolour as he leads the Indian contingent at Gelora Bung Karno during the opening ceremony of Asian Games 2018. The players arrived in blue suits, smiling and with small flags in their hands, waving to the crowd. India has sent a contingent of 569 athletes who will participate in a total of 36 sports.