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Beijing Winter Paralympics: Russia, Belarus Expelled Amid Boycott Risk

Beijing Winter Paralympics: Russia, Belarus Expelled Amid Boycott Risk

Athletes from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to compete at the Beijing Winter Paralympics 2022 after IPC reversed its original decision.

04 March 2022
Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Paralympics Medallist Sharad Kumar Worried About Coach Nikitin Yevhen's Safety

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Paralympics Medallist Sharad Kumar Worried About Coach Nikitin Yevhen's Safety

Sharad Kumar had trained in Ukraine under Nikitin Yevhen for more than four years before winning a high jump bronze in Tokyo Paralympics.

24 February 2022

Happy Republic Day 2022: 26 Indian Athletes Who Made The Country Proud In 2021

As India celebrates its 73rd Republic Day on Thursday (January 26), we take a look at 26 sportstars who made the country proud in 2021.

Tokyo Paralympics Champion Pramod Bhagat Nominated For Para Badminton Player Of Year

Tokyo Paralympics Champion Pramod Bhagat Nominated For Para Badminton Player Of Year

Reigning world champion Pramod Bhagat was also named along with Manoj Sarkar for the newly introduced Para Badminton Pair of the Year, with five other nominees.

11 November 2021

Deepa Malik Joins OYO Board As Independent Director

Oyo Founder and CEO, Ritesh Agarwal tweeted that the development marked a significant stride to the company more diverse and inclusive over the years.

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23 September 2021
Paralympian Sharad Kumar Grappling With Heart Problem

Paralympian Sharad Kumar Grappling With Heart Problem

Kumar, who won a T-42 high jump bronze at the Tokyo Paralympics, was admitted to AIIMS but later released. He is awaiting the results of few more tests.


06 September 2021
'Told Myself I Am The Best': Pramod Bhagat After Paralympics 2020 Badminton Gold

'Told Myself I Am The Best': Pramod Bhagat After Paralympics 2020 Badminton Gold

India’s Pramod Bhagat won the badminton gold in the men’s singles SL3 category against Great Britain’s Daniell Bethell at the Tokyo Paralympics on...


05 September 2021
Suhas Yathiraj Did The Impossible, Says Wife Of Tokyo Paralympics Medallist

Suhas Yathiraj Did The Impossible, Says Wife Of Tokyo Paralympics Medallist

Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj, the district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar, clinched the silver medal at Paralympics badminton in Tokyo, Japan


05 September 2021
Tokyo Paralympics 2020 Concludes With A Promise To Meet Again

Tokyo Paralympics 2020 Concludes With A Promise To Meet Again

'United by Emotion,' and the bravehearts showed the world how to stay united while also giving their best. The Games came to an end on September 5


03 September 2021
Avani Lekhara Is Legend At 19, Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Two Medals At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Avani Lekhara Is Legend At 19, Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Two Medals At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

The 19-year-old Lekhara, competing in her debut Games, finished third in 50m Rifle 3 Position


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03 September 2021
Paralympic Athletes: Sightless, Limbless But Always Full Of Life

Paralympic Athletes: Sightless, Limbless But Always Full Of Life

India’s stellar show at the Tokyo Paralympics turns our attention to each para athlete’s conquest of personal tragedy. They are stars no less than anyone.


02 September 2021
Aruna Tanwar Loses In Taekwondo Quarters, Medal Hope Hinges On Repechage At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Aruna Tanwar Loses In Taekwondo Quarters, Medal Hope Hinges On Repechage At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Earlier in the day, Aruna had stunned fifth seed Danijela Jovanovic of Serbia 29-9


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
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


29 August 2021
Vinod Kumar's Discus Throw Bronze Medal On Hold After Classification Protest At Tokyo Paralympics 2020

Vinod Kumar's Discus Throw Bronze Medal On Hold After Classification Protest At Tokyo Paralympics 2020

Vinod, 41, produced a best throw of 19.91m to finish third behind Piotr Kosewicz (20.02m) of Poland and Velimir Sandor (19.98m) of Croatia


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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...


27 August 2021
Bhavina Patel Assures India Historic Table Tennis Medal In Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Bhavina Patel Assures India Historic Table Tennis Medal In Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Bhavina Patel of Gujarat beat world champion Borislava Peric of Serbia in the quarterfinals


25 August 2021
Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Bhavinaben, Sonalben Lose Opening Round Table Tennis Fixtures

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Bhavinaben, Sonalben Lose Opening Round Table Tennis Fixtures

Both the Indian table tennis players lost to their respective Chinese opponents


05 September 2021
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Tokyo Paralympics will witness more than 4,500 para-athletes from 163 nations competing in 539 events across 22 sports


23 August 2021
Afghanistan Flag Will Be Part of Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony Despite Taliban's Takeover, Says IPC Chief

Afghanistan Flag Will Be Part of Tokyo Paralympics Opening Ceremony Despite Taliban's Takeover, Says IPC Chief

The country's athletes were forced to withdraw from the Tokyo Paralympics after Taliban's took over Afghanistan


23 August 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: Indian Para Athletes Primed For Unprecedented Medal Haul

Tokyo Paralympics: Indian Para Athletes Primed For Unprecedented Medal Haul

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia and high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu will lead the biggest ever contingent with India expecting at least 15 medals


17 August 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: Star Para-javelin Thrower Devendra Jhajharia Eyes Third Gold Medal

Tokyo Paralympics: Star Para-javelin Thrower Devendra Jhajharia Eyes Third Gold Medal

Jhajharia, 40, won his first gold in F-46 category in 2004 Athens Paralympics and then won his second top medal in the 2016 Rio Games


17 July 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: After COVID-19 Duty, DM Noida Suhas Yathiraj Gears Up For Para-badminton

Tokyo Paralympics: After COVID-19 Duty, DM Noida Suhas Yathiraj Gears Up For Para-badminton

The bureaucrat along with Manoj Sarkar on Friday qualified after the game's governing body BWF granted two bipartite quotas to India


08 July 2021
Rubina Francis Leads 10-Member Indian Para Shooters Squad For Tokyo Paralympics

Rubina Francis Leads 10-Member Indian Para Shooters Squad For Tokyo Paralympics

Rubina Francis has qualified for the Tokyo Paralympics with a world record, Deepa Malik, Paralympic Committee of India president, said


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