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How Bhagavad Gita Helped Sharad Kumar Win Tokyo Paralympics High Jump Medal

How Bhagavad Gita Helped Sharad Kumar Win Tokyo Paralympics High Jump Medal

A knee injury almost derailed his Tokyo Paralympics campaign but Sharad Kumar, who won a high jump bronze at the 2020 Summer Games on Tuesday (August 31), found belief and new energy by reading the Bhagavad Gita to overcome anxiety and a painful knee....

01 September 2021
India At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu Settles For Silver, Sharad Kumar Wins Bronze In High Jump - Highlights

India At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu Settles For Silver, Sharad Kumar Wins Bronze In High Jump - Highlights

Catch the highlights and updates of India's campaign at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo. India won one silver and two bronze medals on Tuesday.

31 August 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: India Produces Its Best As Sumit Antil, Avani Lekhara Smash World Records

India has so far won five medals in athletics - 1 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze. The country stood 26th in the medals tally on Monday (August 30), an...

Avani Lekhara, India's Golden Girl At Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympics

Avani Lekhara, India's Golden Girl At Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympics

Nineteen-year-old Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games on August 30. Avani bagged gold in the R2 (women's...

30 August 2021

Sumit Antil Not Happy With Breaking World Record, Tokyo Paralympic Gold Medallist Says 'He Can Do 75m'

The 23-year-old clinched India's second gold at Tokyo Paralympics, shattering the men's F64 category world record multiple times

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30 August 2021
Avani Lekhara's Tokyo Paralympics Gold Brings Hope In Grim Times, Says Proud Grandfather

Avani Lekhara's Tokyo Paralympics Gold Brings Hope In Grim Times, Says Proud Grandfather

Avani Lekhara has been wheelchair-bound since a road accident in 2012. However, her disability could not stop her from chasing her dream.


30 August 2021
Heartbreak For Vinod Kumar! India Discuss Thrower Loses Tokyo Paralympics Bronze - Who's Fault Is It?

Heartbreak For Vinod Kumar! India Discuss Thrower Loses Tokyo Paralympics Bronze - Who's Fault Is It?

The 41-year-old BSF man had produced a best throw of 19.91m to finish third behind Piotr Kosewicz (20.02m) of Poland and Velimir Sandor (19.98m) of Croatia on...


30 August 2021
Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn  And Other Bollywood Celebs Congratulate Avani Lekhara and Other Paralympians

Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn And Other Bollywood Celebs Congratulate Avani Lekhara and Other Paralympians

Several Bollywood celebrities, including actors Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal, Ajay Devgn and Sidharth Malhotra congratulated Indian Paralympians after their...


30 August 2021
Record-breaking Sumit Antil Wins India's 2nd Gold Medal At Tokyo Paralympics

Record-breaking Sumit Antil Wins India's 2nd Gold Medal At Tokyo Paralympics

In one inspired evening in Tokyo, Antil produced throws of - 66.95, 68.08, 65.27, 66.71 and 68.55. His final attempt, however, returned a foul throw. And it...


30 August 2021
Sumit Antil Wins India's 2nd Gold Medal At Tokyo Paralympics With New World Record In Javelin Throw

Sumit Antil Wins India's 2nd Gold Medal At Tokyo Paralympics With New World Record In Javelin Throw

Sumit Antil produced a monster throw of 68.55m in the fifth attempt to destroy the 10-men field and recreated his own world record


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30 August 2021
Avani Lekhara Fact Sheet: Tokyo Paralympic Gold Medallist Is Not An Ordinary Talent

Avani Lekhara Fact Sheet: Tokyo Paralympic Gold Medallist Is Not An Ordinary Talent

All you need to know about Avani Lekhara: Paralysed waist down, studies seemed to be the only option but life had other ideas in store for her


30 August 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Avani Lekhara Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold

Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Avani Lekhara Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold

The 19-year-old finished with a world record-equalling total of 249.6, which is also a new Paralympic record


30 August 2021
Avani Lekhara Makes History At Tokyo Paralympics: India Celebrates Golden Girl's Record-breaking Feat

Avani Lekhara Makes History At Tokyo Paralympics: India Celebrates Golden Girl's Record-breaking Feat

Lekhara is the first Indian woman to win an individual gold medal in the Paralympics or Olympics


30 August 2021
Yogesh Kathuniya Reveals He Trained For Tokyo Paralympics Without A Coach

Yogesh Kathuniya Reveals He Trained For Tokyo Paralympics Without A Coach

Kathuniya said preparing for the Games was hard for him as lockdowns ensured that facilities were closed for a major part of the last two years


30 August 2021
Devendra Jhajharia Claims Silver, Sundar Gurjar Bags Bronze In Javelin Throw At Tokyo Paralympics

Devendra Jhajharia Claims Silver, Sundar Gurjar Bags Bronze In Javelin Throw At Tokyo Paralympics

Devendra Jhajharia and Sundar Singh Gurjar win silver and bronze respectively in the men's javelin throw F46 event at Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020


30 August 2021
Yogesh Kathuniya Wins India's Fourth Medal At Tokyo Paralympics With Silver In Discus Throw

Yogesh Kathuniya Wins India's Fourth Medal At Tokyo Paralympics With Silver In Discus Throw

Yogesh Kathuniya produced his season's best throw in the final attempt with an effort of 44.38m to settle for the silver medal


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30 August 2021
Avani Lekhara First Indian Woman To Shoot Paralympics Gold, Equals Record At Tokyo 2020

Avani Lekhara First Indian Woman To Shoot Paralympics Gold, Equals Record At Tokyo 2020

Avani Lekhara clinches India's first gold in Tokyo Paralympics by winning the women's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 event


29 August 2021
Bhavinaben Patel, Tokyo Paralympics Silver Medallist, To Get Rs 3 Cr Reward From Gujarat Government

Bhavinaben Patel, Tokyo Paralympics Silver Medallist, To Get Rs 3 Cr Reward From Gujarat Government

Bhavinaben Patel on Sunday (August 29) became only the second Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics


29 August 2021
Bhavinaben Patel Wins Historic Silver Medal At Tokyo Paralympics

Bhavinaben Patel Wins Historic Silver Medal At Tokyo Paralympics

Bhavinaben Patel on Sunday became only the second Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics. She lost the women's singles table tennis class 4 final to...


29 August 2021
Bhavinaben Patel 'Inspires' India: PM Narendra Modi Leads Country In Congratulating Tokyo Paralympics Silver Medallist

Bhavinaben Patel 'Inspires' India: PM Narendra Modi Leads Country In Congratulating Tokyo Paralympics Silver Medallist

Patel's impressive run at Tokyo Paralympic Games ended with a fighting 7-11 5-11 6-11 loss to China's Ying Zhou, a two-time gold medallist


29 August 2021
Bhavinaben Patel Has Done India Proud: Rahul Gandhi Hails Para-athlete After Tokyo Games Silver Medal

Bhavinaben Patel Has Done India Proud: Rahul Gandhi Hails Para-athlete After Tokyo Games Silver Medal

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also congratulated Patel for her achievement


29 August 2021
After Evacuation, Two Afghan Athletes Arrive In Tokyo To Compete In Paralympics

After Evacuation, Two Afghan Athletes Arrive In Tokyo To Compete In Paralympics

Zakia Khudadadi and Hossain Rasouli had flown from Kabul to Paris before continuing on to Tokyo, the IPC said


29 August 2021
On National Sports Day, Bhavinaben Patel Wins Historic Table Tennis Silver For India At Tokyo Paralympics

On National Sports Day, Bhavinaben Patel Wins Historic Table Tennis Silver For India At Tokyo Paralympics

Bhavinaben Patel suffered straight games defeat to China's Zhou Ying on Sunday. But India officially open its medal account in Tokyo Paralympics


28 August 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: Rakesh Kumar Enters Archery Pre-quarters, Shyam Sundar Exits

Tokyo Paralympics: Rakesh Kumar Enters Archery Pre-quarters, Shyam Sundar Exits

Rakesh Kumar had near-perfect four ends, dropping just one point each enroute to totalling 144 out of a possible 150


28 August 2021
Bhavinaben Patel Doesn't Consider Herself As Disabled; WATCH History-making Moment At Tokyo Paralympics

Bhavinaben Patel Doesn't Consider Herself As Disabled; WATCH History-making Moment At Tokyo Paralympics

Patel became the first Indian to enter the final of a table tennis event in the Paralympics with a hard-fought 3-2 win over China's Miao Zhang


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