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Neeraj Chopra


Neeraj Chopra donates Rs 3 lakh to assist battle against COVID-19 pandemic

March 31, 2020 2:12 pm

Neeraj Chopra, who hails from Panipat, has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics and is considered a strong medal contender.

Athletics Federation of India's Indian GP stopped in its tracks

March 20, 2020 3:22 pm

Despite fears of Coronavirus pandemic, the track and field body was going ahead with the event until the sports ministry banned all events till April 15

While Neeraj Chopra was injured, his rivals were going strong

February 06, 2020 4:39 pm

Neeraj Chopra's 87.86m throw at the ACNW League Meeting in Potchefstroom last week is the biggest throw in the world this season so far.

Reading Shiv Khera's book Jeet Aapki and meditation helped Neeraj Chopra during tough times

January 30, 2020 9:12 am

After long injury lay-off, star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra comes up with a 87.86m effort to qualify for Tokyo Olympics.

Olympic Qualification: Neeraj Chopra's high class throw at a low-key meet

January 30, 2020 9:14 am

The university, a breeding ground for South Africa's athletes, attracts talent from around the world; army teams, athletic club members and some of the very best.

Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

January 29, 2020 1:43 am

Neeraj Chopra’s last major international competition was 2018 Jakarta Asian Games in August where he won gold with a national record of 88.06m.

Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Tokyo Olympics with big throw in South Africa

January 29, 2020 8:33 am

"We have spoken to the South African Athletics Association and they have confirmed that it is a recognised international meet. Therefore, Neeraj's attempt will earn him a quota place for the 2020 Olympics," Devesh Bhal, operations manager, Athletics Federation of India, told The Indian Express.

Amidst injuries to Hima Das, Neeraj Chopra, doping, controversies hog limelight in 2019

December 26, 2019 5:35 pm

Amid the many disappointments, Dutee Chand scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman athlete to clinch a gold medal at the World University Games, winning the 100m event.

Neeraj Chopra no longer training with high-profile coach Hohn

November 30, 2019 8:34 am

It is also learnt that Chopra had suggested the name of another foreign coach but the AFI shot down the proposal as they felt he was not qualified enough. Chopra is yet to qualify for the Olympics and has not competed this season owing to the injury.

Neeraj Chopra: Treading cautiously

October 11, 2019 10:05 pm

For the past five weeks, Neeraj Chopra has been transitioning his technique to prevent recurrence of the elbow injury which needed surgery in May.


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

August 20, 2018 6:43 am

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.