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  • Virat Kohli, Chanu recommended for Khel Ratna; Neeraj Chopra for Arjuna

    New Delhi : Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were Monday jointly recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, while star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was among 20 sportspersons picked for the Arjuna Awards.

  • ‘My struggling days’ motivate me to reach new heights, says Neeraj Chopra

    New Delhi: Born in Khandra in Panipat, Haryana, to a farmer’s family, Asian javelin throw champion and the new poster boy of Indian athletics, Neeraj Chopra, says his struggle to give the best to his family as a young boy and achieve his goals motivated him to reach where he had.

  • Tripple Jumper Arpinder clinches historic bronze

    Ostrava (Czech Republic) : Triple jumper Arpinder Singh Sunday created history by becoming the first Indian to win a medal in the IAAF Continental Cup as he clinched a bronze but star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra finished sixth with a below-par show here. Arpinder, who had won a gold in the Asian Games in Jakarta, cleared a modest 16.59m in the first of his three jumps to be in the four-man semifinals.

  • Asian Games 2018: Pakistan’s Javelin thrower, Arshad Nadeem wants to emulate Neeraj Chopra

    Jakarta: In awe of Neeraj Chopra, Pakistan’s cricketer-turned-javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem hopes to emulate the Indian star some day even though he acknowledges that the gulf between them is too huge. Nadeem settled for a bronze with a personal best of 80.75m at the ongoing Asian Games, where Neeraj was the undisputed star of the field with a national record throw of 88.06m last night.

  • Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian javelin thrower to win gold medal

    Jakarta: Neeraj Chopra today became the first Indian javelin thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal as he shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 88.06m here today. Chopra’s gold is India’s only second medal in javelin throw in Asian Games history after Gurtej Singh won a bronze in 1982 in New Delhi.

  • This Instagram post clears all rumours of Vinesh Phogat’s alleged affair with Neeraj Chopra, have a look

    Indian Wrestler Vinesh Phogat shared news of her love life in public after sharing the photo of her better half on her Instagram profile. Vinesh shared photo of her in an Instagram post along with her lover, who is wrestler Somvir Rathi. She also hinted about news of her marriage with Somvir in the post. She captioned the photo: The best decision I ever made! Glad you pinned me for life. Have

  • Neeraj Chopra looking to give his absolute best in Asian Games 2018

    Jakarta : Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who is named as the flag bearer of the Indian contingent by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for the 18th edition of the Asian Games, has said that he is not keeping himself under pressure and is only looking forward to give his absolute best in the prestigious quadrennial event.

  • Neeraj Chopra strikes another gold ahead of Asian Games showdown 

    New Delhi: Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra today won a gold in the Savo Games in Finland with an impressive performance, beating his Chinese Taipei rival Chao-Tsun Cheng as the duo warmed up for an Asian Games showdown.

  • Neeraj Chopra strikes gold again in Savo Games at Finland

    New Delhi : Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Sunday won a gold in the Savo Games in Finland with an impressive performance, beating his Chinese Taipei rival Chao-Tsun Cheng as the duo warmed up for an Asian Games showdown.

  • Neeraj strikes gold at French meet

    New Delhi : India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra comfortably won the gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France, beating a competitive field which included 2012 London Olympics gold-medallist Keshorn Walcott.

  • Sotteville athletics meet: Indian Javeline thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold

    New Delhi: India’s star javelin-thrower Neeraj Chopra have clinched the gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France. Neeraj, who had won the gold medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games earlier in 2018, threw 85.17 metres to bag the gold medal with a massive margin late on Tuesday in Sotteville-les-Rouen of the Normandy region.

  • Neeraj Chopra sets new national record at Doha

    Doha : Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 87.43m en route finishing fourth in a star-studded field in the season opening Diamond League series meeting here. Neeraj, who recently won a gold in the Commonwealth Games with a throw of 86.47m, was up against Olympic champion Thomas Rohler, world champion Johannes Vetter and Andreas Hoffman, all Germans and all in the 90m

  • Asian Games will be tougher than Commonwealth Games: Neeraj Chopra

    New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games gold has given him the confidence and star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra is now aiming to grab another yellow metal at the upcoming Asian Games, which he admitted will be tougher than the Gold Coast CWG. Neeraj became the first Indian javelin thrower to win a gold at the CWG at Gold Coast last month with a throw of 86.47m but he said that effort will not

  • Want to throw 90m to enhance chances of Olympic medal: Neeraj

    New Delhi : India’s only gold medallist in athletics at the 21st Commonwealth Games, young javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has set his eyes at achieving a distance of 90m consistently to enhance his chances of winning a medal at the Olympics.

  • Neeraj Chopra claims historic javelin gold

    Gold Coast : Neeraj Chopra on Saturday became the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, pulling off a season’s best effort of 86.47m in the final here.