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Neeraj Chopra


They also serve: One-time dhaba cook will follow Neeraj Chopra’s javelin trajectory

July 16, 2021 1:14 pm

Unseen totems of support for athletes, whose contribution gets missed even in back-stories. The cook at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in Panchkula, Kashmiri Lal's is one such story.

Neeraj Chopra nominated for Khel Ratna by AFI

June 30, 2021 6:32 pm

Neeraj Chopra has already been conferred with the Arjuna Award in 2018 after winning a gold in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Explained: Does Olympic champ Roehler's withdrawal improve Neeraj Chopra's medal prospects at Tokyo?

June 29, 2021 7:20 am

Does the absence of top throwers, defending Olympic champion Thomas Roehler from Germany and Estonia's Magnus Kirt, brighten India's Neeraj Chopra's chances for winning an elusive track and field medal?

Neeraj Chopra third in Kuortane Games, Olympic favourite Johannes Vetter first

June 27, 2021 9:47 am

Neeraj Chopra began with 83.21m and then sent the iron spear to a distance of 86.79m in the his second attempt. All the remaining four throws were fouls.

SAI allows Neeraj Chopra, Vinesh Phogat to continue training in Europe

June 18, 2021 6:18 pm

The Mission Olympic Cell (MOC), a review committee of SAI, on Friday allowed the duo to continue training overseas till the Tokyo Games by sanctioning their respective proposals.

Neeraj Chopra reaches Portugal, to compete on June 10

June 07, 2021 1:39 pm

Neeraj Chopra has reached Portugal to take part in an event in Lisbon on June 10, which will mark his return to international competition after more than a year.

Stuck in Patiala, Neeraj Chopra cries out for international competition

May 13, 2021 8:02 am

Neeraj is ready to give an arm and a leg to shift his training base to the cooler climes of Europe and travel to and fro for competitions there. This, he says, is essential to meet the expectations of winning a medal at his first Olympic Games.

Hima Das, Neeraj Chopra, Pullela Gopichand to be part of awareness campaign on fitness

September 08, 2020 2:32 pm

Star sprinter Hima Das, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand will raise awareness on daily fitness exercises in a campaign planned from September 13 to 27.

In vogue: Distance learning arises as a short-term solution amidst pandemic

June 16, 2020 3:26 pm

Although remote coaching might be the mantra right now, athletes realise that it cannot be a long-term solution. The travel restrictions will compound their problems too.

Overweight kid turns overnight star: When Neeraj Chopra rewrote the records

May 05, 2020 8:14 am

Neeraj Chopra is the main reason several Indian youngsters have gravitated towards the javelin. The Haryana lad recalls the day when he climbed to the top of the world.


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.