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Double Olympic Medallist PV Sindhu Believes ‘Everyone In The World Is Beatable, Nobody Is Weak’

Double Olympic Medallist PV Sindhu Believes ‘Everyone In The World Is Beatable, Nobody Is Weak’

PV Sindhu is one of the biggest badminton players India has ever produced, having won Olympic medals in 2016 and 2021.

06 May 2022
Who Is Yoshimi Yamashita, The Japanese Woman Challenging A Male Bastion

Who Is Yoshimi Yamashita, The Japanese Woman Challenging A Male Bastion

Yoshimi Yamashita will control 22 men on a football pitch and will be the first to do so in Asia's biggest club competition, the AFC Champions League.

22 April 2022

Year In Review 2021: Neeraj Chopra's Golden Finish To Shooters Firing Blanks, Tokyo 2020 Was A Mixed Bag For India

India won a record seven medals at Tokyo 2020. The returns could have been much better if the shooters and archers performed true to their potential. Here are...

India's Sporting Revolution And Why Haryana, Odisha Are Model States

India's Sporting Revolution And Why Haryana, Odisha Are Model States

Buoyed by Olympic success, other sports emerge from the oversized shadow cast by cricket. Excellence demands sedulous, patient investment, where Haryana and...

15 October 2021

India’s Tokyo Paralympics Stars Present PM Narendra Modi With Autographed Stole

With 19 medals in Tokyo including five gold, this was India's best-ever Paralympics show and finished 24th overall

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05 September 2021
Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj Settles For Silver In Badminton AT Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj Settles For Silver In Badminton AT Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Suhas Yathiraj, 38, produced an entertaining performance before narrowly going down 21-15, 17-21, 15-21, to two-time world champion Mazur in a 62-minute summit...


04 September 2021
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Mixing Economics With Archery, Harvinder Singh Style

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Mixing Economics With Archery, Harvinder Singh Style

Para archer Harvinder Singh won India's 13th medal (a bronze) at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics on Friday. A PhD scholar of economics, Harvinder became India's...


04 September 2021
IAS Officer Suhas L Yathiraj Match Away From Historic Gold At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

IAS Officer Suhas L Yathiraj Match Away From Historic Gold At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Suhas Yathiraj, 38-year-old district magistrate of Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida), will script history as the first-ever IAS officer to win a medal at the...


04 September 2021
IAS Suhas Yathiraj, Shuttlers Assures India Medals At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

IAS Suhas Yathiraj, Shuttlers Assures India Medals At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Suhas Yathiraj, Pramod Bhagat, and Krishna Nagar sailed into the men's singles finals of the badminton event in their respective classifications.Bhagat plays...


04 September 2021
Manish Narwal Clinches Gold, Singhraj Adhana Bags Silver In 50m Pistol At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Manish Narwal Clinches Gold, Singhraj Adhana Bags Silver In 50m Pistol At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Narwal shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim gold while Adana, who had won the bronze in the 10m air pistol, added a silver to his kitty


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03 September 2021
'Unthinkable' - Praveen Kumar On His Tokyo Paralympics High Jump Silver

'Unthinkable' - Praveen Kumar On His Tokyo Paralympics High Jump Silver

Praveen Kumar clinched the silver medal in the men's high jump T64 event of the Tokyo Paralympics taking India's haul to 11 in the ongoing Summer Games on...


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


03 September 2021
Avani Lekhara Wins Historic Bronze For India In 50m Rifle 3 Position At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Avani Lekhara Wins Historic Bronze For India In 50m Rifle 3 Position At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Avani Lekhara is now first-ever Indian to win two individual medals at Paralympics/Olympics


03 September 2021
Prachi Yadav Finishes Last In 200m Canoe VL2 Final At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Prachi Yadav Finishes Last In 200m Canoe VL2 Final At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Prachi finished the race in 1:07.329s to settle for the last place


03 September 2021
Praveen Kumar Wins Silver In High Jump At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Praveen Kumar Wins Silver In High Jump At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

This is India’s fourth medal in high jump after Nishad Kumar, Mariyappan Thangavelu and Sharad Kumar


02 September 2021
Shooter Rahul Jakhar Finishes 5th In Mixed 25m Pistol Final At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Shooter Rahul Jakhar Finishes 5th In Mixed 25m Pistol Final At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Rahul Jakhar, 35, was eliminated at the end of the seventh series in the finals after qualifying second with a score of 576


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02 September 2021
Aruna Tanwar Withdraws From Taekwondo Repechage Match Due To Suspected Fracture At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Aruna Tanwar Withdraws From Taekwondo Repechage Match Due To Suspected Fracture At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Aruna was scheduled to feature in the repechage round later in the evening after she lost to fourth-seeded Espinoza Carranza of Peru in the quarters


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


01 September 2021
Pramod Bhagat Wins, Palak Kohli Endures Tough Day At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Pramod Bhagat Wins, Palak Kohli Endures Tough Day At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Bhagat, the reigning world champion, outwitted fellow Indian Manoj Sarkar 21-10, 21-23, 21-9, in his men's singles group A class SL3 opener


01 September 2021
Amit Saroha, Dharambir End Without Medal At Club Throw Event At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Amit Saroha, Dharambir End Without Medal At Club Throw Event At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

With this event, India ended the day medal-less after touching the unprecedented double-digit mark on Tuesday with a haul of 10 so far, including two gold


31 August 2021
Sharad Kumar Almost Pulled Out Of Tokyo 2020 Paralympics But Says Reading Bhagavad Gita Helped

Sharad Kumar Almost Pulled Out Of Tokyo 2020 Paralympics But Says Reading Bhagavad Gita Helped

Sharad Kumar, also a Sports Authority of India coach, had trained for three years in Ukraine from 2017 to prepare for the Paralympics.


31 August 2021
Mariayappan Thangavelu Says Rains Hampered His Gold Medal Bid at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Mariayappan Thangavelu Says Rains Hampered His Gold Medal Bid at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

After clearing 1.86m, Mariyappan and Sam Grewe struggled to clear 1.88m height but the American finally bagged gold medal by soaring over the mark in the final...


01 September 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: How Mum And Meditation Helped Singhraj Adana Shoot Bronze

Tokyo Paralympics: How Mum And Meditation Helped Singhraj Adana Shoot Bronze

Indian shooter Singhraj Adana, who took to the sport just four years ago, on Tuesday won a 2020 Paralympics bronze medal in the P1 men's 10m air pistol SH1...


31 August 2021
Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar Win Silver And Bronze In High Jump At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar Win Silver And Bronze In High Jump At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

With these medals India's tally has now swelled to 10. Mariyappan Thangavelu was pipped to the post by Sam Grewe of USA who cleared 1.88 on final attempt


31 August 2021
Singhraj Adhana Shoots Bronze In Men's 10m Air Pistol In Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Singhraj Adhana Shoots Bronze In Men's 10m Air Pistol In Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Adhana shot a total of 216.8 to finish the event in the third place, while Manish Narwal, who topped the qualifications, came seventh


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