Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

Tokyo paralympics


Russia-Ukraine crisis: India's top para-athlete worries for his second home, Kharkiv

February 25, 2022 2:00 pm

Tokyo Paralympics bronze medallist Sharad Kumar fears for his longtime Ukrainian coach Nikitin who is based in Kharkiv, the high jump capital of the world.

Sindhu, Mirabai among five nominees for BBC Indian Sportswoman of the year award

February 08, 2022 2:15 pm

Besides Sindhu and Mirabai, star golfer Aditi Ashok, multiple medal winner at Tokyo Paralympics in shooting Avani Lekhara, Tokyo bronze winner boxer Lovlina Borgohain were the other three nominees.

Avani Lekhara: Golden girl from Pink City

January 26, 2022 5:42 pm

First Indian woman to become Paralympic champ, reaps rewards for pursuing perfection 

Social justice minister felicitates all 54 para-athletes who participated in Tokyo Paralympics

September 10, 2021 5:35 pm

The award money will be transferred directly to the bank accounts of the medal winners. The minister also felicitated all the coaches of Indian Paralympians at a function organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

India's history-making Paralympians return to rousing reception

September 06, 2021 8:22 pm

India returned with an unprecedented 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze to sign off the country's best-ever Paralympics campaign by finishing 24th in the overall tally on Sunday.

Paralympics silver medallist raring to jump higher: ‘Aim to change colour of my medal’

September 06, 2021 11:12 am

With next year’s Asian Para games in China and World Athletics Championships in Japan in his sight, the youngster hopes to keep the momentum till the 2024 Paris Paralympics and to stay on his target of winning the gold.

‘Happy he scripted history’: Suhas Yathiraj’s brother after Paralympic Silver

September 05, 2021 8:37 pm

Speaking to The Indian Express, Sharath Lalinakere Yathiraj, who is a software engineer based in Bengaluru, said that though Suhas could not make it to gold, “we are happy with the performance and proud of him”.

Inspiration porn: Paralympians know it when they see it

September 05, 2021 9:50 am

In less than a decade since “inspiration porn” first surfaced in Ramp Up, an Australian publication focused on disability, the phrase has gained increasing prominence and layers of meaning.

Tokyo Paralympics: Shuttlers Suhas, Krishna and Tarun win, mixed day for Kohli

September 02, 2021 1:14 pm

The 38-year-old Suhas took just 19 minutes to see off Pott 21-9 21-3 in a lopsided group A clash, while Tarun, 27, too didn’t break a sweat, beating Teamarrom 21-7 21-13 in a group B match that lasted 23 minutes.