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Year In Review 2021: From Gabba Cricket Test Win To Tokyo Olympics Hockey Bronze - 10 Memorable Moments For India

Year In Review 2021: From Gabba Cricket Test Win To Tokyo Olympics Hockey Bronze - 10 Memorable Moments For India

After sporting events in 2020 were hampered by coronavirus, 2021 saw major events like the Tokyo Olympics being staged. Indian athletes, especially the Paralympians, shone in Tokyo 2020 but cricket was not to be left behind.

23 December 2021
World Disability Day 2021: Why Paralympian Avani Lekhara Embodies Hum Kisise Kum Nahi Spirit

World Disability Day 2021: Why Paralympian Avani Lekhara Embodies Hum Kisise Kum Nahi Spirit

Sportspersons like Avani Lekhara are a rare breed. The 20-year-old shooter created history at Tokyo 2020 when she won two Paralympic medals. A car accident...

04 December 2021

Sharad Kumar, Tokyo Paralympics High Jump Medallist, Admitted To AIIMS After Chest Congestion

Sharad Kumar is a also double Asian Para Games (2014 and 2018) high jump champion and world silver medallist (2019).

Paralympics: What Pramod Bhagat Learnt From Sachin Tendulkar En Route To Tokyo 2020 Gold

Paralympics: What Pramod Bhagat Learnt From Sachin Tendulkar En Route To Tokyo 2020 Gold

Bhagat was supposed to play next month's World Championships in Tokyo but it has been postponed due to COVID-19

12 September 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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17 September 2021
Tokyo Paralympics Diary: Where The Mind Shoots Straight As An Arrow

Tokyo Paralympics Diary: Where The Mind Shoots Straight As An Arrow

“I would be lying if I said I was not gripped by fear…even the best archers have parched throats,” writes Tokyo bronze medallist Harvinder Singh.


11 September 2021
The NEWS

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week


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


05 September 2021
Suhas Yathiraj Says Never Been So Happy And Disappointed At The Same Time After Silver At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Suhas Yathiraj Says Never Been So Happy And Disappointed At The Same Time After Silver At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

On Sunday, Suhas became the first ever IAS officer to win a medal at the Paralympics


05 September 2021
Krishna Nagar Wins Gold In Men's Singles Badminton At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Krishna Nagar Wins Gold In Men's Singles Badminton At Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Krishna Nagar defeated Hong Kong's Chu Man Kai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17, in the final


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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...


06 September 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: Manish Narwal, Pramod Bhagat Win Gold Each On Blockbuster Saturday

Tokyo Paralympics: Manish Narwal, Pramod Bhagat Win Gold Each On Blockbuster Saturday

India now have four gold, seven silver and six bronze medals to be placed 26th with one day left in the Games


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
Tokyo Paralympics: President, PM Lead Sports Fraternity In Hailing Manish Narwal-Singhraj Adhana 1-2 Finish

Tokyo Paralympics: President, PM Lead Sports Fraternity In Hailing Manish Narwal-Singhraj Adhana 1-2 Finish

Manish Narwal, 19, smashed the Paralympic record to clinch India's third gold, while Adhana bagged the silver in 50m Pistol final


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...


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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


04 September 2021
India At Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Blockbuster Saturday As Manish Narwal, Pramod Bhagat Win Gold Medals - Highlights

India At Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Blockbuster Saturday As Manish Narwal, Pramod Bhagat Win Gold Medals - Highlights

India added four medals, including two gold, on Saturday at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Catch highlights here


03 September 2021
Harvinder Singh, Economics Scholar, Beats Odds With His Analytical Mind To Win Medal At Tokyo Paralympics

Harvinder Singh, Economics Scholar, Beats Odds With His Analytical Mind To Win Medal At Tokyo Paralympics

Singh, however, rued his semifinal loss to world number 10 Kevin Mather of the USA 6-4 in an intense five-setter


03 September 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: Avani Lekhara, Praveen Kumar, Harvinder Singh Increase India's Medal Haul

Tokyo Paralympics: Avani Lekhara, Praveen Kumar, Harvinder Singh Increase India's Medal Haul

India picked up three medals on Friday and the overall tally rose to 13, including two gold, six silver and five bronze


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


03 September 2021
India At Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Avani Lekhara, Praveen Kumar, Harvinder Singh Increase India's Medal Haul - Highlights

India At Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Avani Lekhara, Praveen Kumar, Harvinder Singh Increase India's Medal Haul - Highlights

India won three medals on Friday at Tokyo Paralympics 2020. India now has 13 medals (2 gold, 6 silver and 5 bronze). Catch highlights here


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