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Neeraj Chopra

AA Edit | Neeraj, Sindhu raise the bar

Chopra leads a brigade of sportspeople who are proving that cricket is not the only sport that Indians need to revel in

25 Jul 2022 10:34 AM

We are proud of you: PM Modi congratulates Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj recorded a distance of 88.13m in his fourth attempt in the men's javelin throw final and secured the second position

24 Jul 2022 11:18 AM

Neeraj Chopra wins silver in World Athletics Championships, scripts history again

The 24-year-old Chopra, who had come into the showpiece as a hot medal favourite, produced a best throw of 88.13m

24 Jul 2022 9:56 AM

Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain among 11 recommended for Khel Ratna

All five gold medallists from the Tokyo Paralympics were also rewarded for their performance as they also made the cut in the list

28 Oct 2021 12:23 AM

After Olympic gold, Neeraj Chopra eyes World Championships title next year

Before joining national camp, Neeraj was training at Tau Devi Lal Stadium at Panchkula after being shifted from Shivaji Stadium at Panipat

10 Aug 2021 2:53 PM


AA Edit | Neeraj Chopra lights a flame for Indian sport

It took a farmer’s son from India’s wheat granary Haryana to put India on the athletics map

09 Aug 2021 12:34 AM

Neeraj Chopra creates history, wins first gold for India in track and field

Neeraj Chopra began his quest for medal with a massive throw of 87.03 meters and was leading the pack after the end of first attempt

07 Aug 2021 6:17 PM

Missed the feeling of being in a world class event: Neeraj Chopra

Chopra pulled out of the June 13 Diamond League at Gateshead due to visa issues

11 Jul 2021 4:56 PM

Self-isolation for Neeraj after returning from Turkey training

He and Rohit Yadav have been given rooms away from other trainees with a gym facility in close proximity

20 Mar 2020 4:06 PM

Athletics 2019: Controversies hog limelight; injuries hamper Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das

Athletics also became the third dirtiest sport in the country, behind bodybuilding and weightlifting, with nearly 20 doping cases this year.

26 Dec 2019 3:48 PM


Golden throw

After Neeraj registered 88m in his third throw, the family members realised Neeraj had earned a place on the podium.

09 Sep 2018 6:56 AM

If Pak stops terror, we will also 'be like Neeraj Chopra': Army Chief

The picture of Neeraj Chopra shaking hands with Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem, who won bronze, on the podium went viral on social media.

06 Sep 2018 8:11 AM

Athletes save India

With blazing performances on the track & field, the athletic contingent won 7 of India’s 15 golds.

04 Sep 2018 12:17 AM

Neeraj Chopra epitomises the rise of GenNext

The last mentioned aspect, if I need add, is critical if India is to become a sporting nation.

02 Sep 2018 1:46 AM

Asian Games: On the mark

There was quite literally a gold rush at Gold Coast CWG where India notched up their second best medal tally of all time.

18 Aug 2018 2:06 AM


Neeraj Chopra named Flag-bearer

Under-20 world champion Chopra registered a season best effort of 86.47m at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games to win gold.

11 Aug 2018 12:38 AM

Neeraj Chopra all gung-ho about Asiad

Neeraj Chopra qualified for the finals of the IAAF Diamond League 2018 along with five others to be held in Zurich on August 30.

28 Jul 2018 1:22 AM

Neeraj Chopra warms up for Asian Games with gold at Sotteville Athletics Meet

The 20-year-old covered a distance of 85.17 meters to finish on top of the podium.

18 Jul 2018 12:31 PM

A creditable show on the Gold Coast

The women have done the nation proud once again, while the men have bounced back after a bad Olympics.

17 Apr 2018 12:09 AM

CWG 2018: Neeraj Chopra wins 1st gold for India in javelin event

Chopra went on to claim a gold medal with a season's best effort of 86.47m.

14 Apr 2018 12:03 PM