New Delhi: India on Thursday announced a 215-member athlete contingent across 16 disciplines for the Commonwealth Games beginning on July 28 in Birmingham. On the sidelines of the send-off ceremony for the CWG bound athletes, IOA acting president Anil Khanna called it a ”gender-neutral contingent” with 108 men and 107 women being part of the […]
Stockholm: Tokyo Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra gave another sterling performance on Thursday as he clinched a silver medal at the prestigious Diamond League meet in Stockholm and broke his own previous record. In the Diamond League played in Stockholm, Neeraj threw 89.94 meters while doing so he broke his own national record, which was […]
Kuortane: Tokyo Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra gave another sterling performance on Saturday as he clinched gold in the 2022 Kuortane Games in Finland. Neeraj threw 86.69 m to clinch the top prize in tricky and wet conditions. In rainy conditions, Chopra started well but there was foul in his second throw. The Indian javelin […]
New Delhi: Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra on Monday received the prestigious Padma Shri award in the field of sports. Chopra who is India’s first winner of a track and field gold medal in the Olympics made his debut at Tokyo Games at the age of 23. The star javelin thrower won the gold medal […]
London: India’s Olympic gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was on Wednesday nominated for the prestigious Laureus ‘World Breakthrough of the Year’ award, making him the first Indian to be featured in the short-list for this category. He was clubbed alongside tennis stars Daniil Medvedev and Emma Raducanu among others. The 23-year-old Chopra last year […]
Mumbai: Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra has warmed up to venture investing, following the footsteps of many celebrity Sportspersons, by betting an undisclosed sum on influencer marketing platform One Impression. A statement from the startup said Chopra invested in a “strategic round” which saw the company raise USD 1 million (about Rs 7.4 crore) from […]
New Delhi: Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, veteran woman cricketer Mithali Raj and history-making Paralympic stars shared the spotlight as an unprecedented 12 sportspersons were presented with India’s highest sporting honour — the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna — by President Ram Nath Kovind here on Saturday. In a glittering function organised at the […]
Chopra, who is a Subedar with the Indian Army, won the javelin throw gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, becoming the first track and field athlete from the country to clinch the yellow medal at the quadrennial games.