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Neeraj Chopra: Treading cautiously

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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 recovering without complications: AFI president

Neeraj Chopra is recovering from his elbow surgery without complications but he will not be rushed into any competition, including the World Championships later this year, Athletics Federation of India President Adille Sumariwala said Thursday.

As Neeraj Chopra recuperates from injury, Shivpal Singh emerges as India’s best bet in javelin

A fit Shivpal improved his personal best to 86.23 metres at the Asian Championships — up from 82.56 metres — which is the second best by an Indian after Chopra's 88.06m.

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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.