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Neeraj Chopra


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.

In and out: Neeraj Chopra told to withdraw from Open nationals at the 11th hour

October 10, 2019 8:13 am

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) had also tweeted about his comeback to drum up interest around the competition which begins on Thursday.

Spotlight on fit-again Neeraj Chopra in National Open Athletics Championship

October 09, 2019 4:36 pm

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will return to action after a year-long injury lay-off when the 59th National Open Athletics Championships begins on Thursday.

India enter World Athletics Championships with low expectations

September 26, 2019 3:12 pm

Medal is too far-fetched a thought and even hopes of making the finals seem barely believable as India enter the World Athletics Championship without two of their biggest stars -- the injured Neeraj Chopra and Hima Das.

As injury heals, Neeraj Chopra gears up to make comeback by year end

September 15, 2019 9:30 am

The Haryana athlete, who had become the World U-20 Champion in Poland in 2016, was suffering with soreness in his elbow since November 2018 and the injury meant that Chopra withdrew from the Asian Championships early this year

Neeraj Chopra considers World Championships participation after AFI says he has qualified

July 25, 2019 8:28 pm

Neeraj Chopra won the gold in Commonwealth Games (86.47m) and Asian Games (88.06m) last year to emerge as a true world-class javelin thrower and Olympic medal prospect. But injury issues cropped up and he had to undergo surgery on his right elbow in May.

Neeraj Chopra interview: ‘Qualifying for World Championships difficult’

July 25, 2019 8:26 am

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra tells The Indian Express he does not want to rush his comeback after elbow surgery and is focusing on his rehab.

Chorus rises as more athletes criticise Haryana govt for reducing cash award

June 27, 2019 1:51 pm

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and Olympic medal-winning wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt also spoke up against the Haryana government's policy to reduce the cash award given to athletes.


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.