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Neeraj Chopra

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

‘Reaching Gold Coast early will help us’

Chopra was upbeat about Indian athletes’ medal chances as well. The AFI has named a 31-member team for the Games.

20 Mar 2018 12:15 AM

‘Athletes can better haul despite ISL hurdle’

Anju and Valson claimed to have raised the matter in government meetings but with little luck.

01 Mar 2018 12:42 AM


World Athletics Championship: Davinder Singh Kang becomes 1st Indian to qualify for javelin throw finals

Davinder Singh Kang qualified for the finals after surpassing the automatic qualification mark of 83 meters in his 3rd attempt.

11 Aug 2017 12:52 PM

World Athletics C'ships: Davinder Kang becomes first Indian to qualify for javelin throw finals

Kang surpassed the automatic qualification mark in third and final throw by sending the iron spear to a distance of 84.22 meters.

11 Aug 2017 11:42 AM

Asian Athletics Championships: India scripts history, top medals tally for first time

The Indian contingent continued their domination on the final day of the competitions as they clinched 5 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze.

10 Jul 2017 5:35 PM

Golds for Neeraj Chopra, Swapna Barman as India finish on top

Japan’s Meg Hemphill was second with 5883 points while another Indian Purnima Hembram was third with 5798 points.

10 Jul 2017 1:23 AM

Need to mork on my technique: Neeraj Chopra

The 19-year-old Haryana athlete will be seen in action at the Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar.

07 Jul 2017 12:14 AM