Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu expectedly won the gold medal with a total lift of 191 kgs in the women's 49kg weightlifting competition at the 36th National Games, held in Gujarat. The event was held on September 30, in which Chanu bagged a prestigious medal. Recently, the athlete claimed the Commonwealth Games gold medal in Birmingham in August, after lifting 84kg in snatch and 107 kgs.
Former India captain and Olympian Dilip Tirkey filed his nomination for the post of Hockey India (HI) president, on September 18. After submitting his nomination papers, Tirkey said that his intention is to take the sport to greater heights. "Submitted my nomination for the post of President, Hockey India with the blessings of all. I am committed to taking Indian Hockey to new heights," tweeted Tirkey.
Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra once again created history, after he won the Diamond League Trophy in Javelin throw event. On September 8, the Tokyo Olympian secured the first position in the prestigious Diamon League finals, with 88.44 m throw. With this, he became the first Indian to secure the title and bring India trophy. Neeraj Chopra has been a star name in Indian sports in Olympic, Asian & Commonwealth Games.
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Samar 'Badru' Banerjee, a former Indian footballer and Olympian, died at the age of 92. During the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Banerjee captained Team India. He had Alzheimer's disease, high blood pressure, and azotemia, among other problems. A CT scan revealed that there was bleeding in the brain. However, after a few days of struggling, he passed away on August 20 at the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata.
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After the historic win at the World Championship, Javelin star Neeraj Chopra will be seen at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The event scheduled from July 28 to August 8, will be held in Birmingham, the United Kingdom. Chopra will be representing India in Men's Javelin event, scheduled on August 5. Furthermore, recently,… read-more
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Indian Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra qualified for his maiden World Championships final. On July 22, Chopra gave a stunning first attempt throw of 88.39m here, and secured his place in the finals of the championship. The 24-year-old Indian, opened the men's javelin throw Group A qualification round with to 88.39m throw. This is his third career-best throw, for another medal. The medal round will be held on Sunday (7:05am IST).
After breaking his own national record, Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra is now confident that he will soon have throw record of 90m. In the Diamond League, Chopra broke his previous record of 89.30m, with 89.94 m. Now, he is sure to cross the 90m barriers, in 2022. Furthermore, Neeraj is now aiming the World Championships to be held in Eugene, the USA from July 15 to 24.
Gold medallist Olympian Neeraj Chopra broke his own record and gave another mind-blowing performance with 89.94m throw, on June 30 Diamond League tournament. With his performance, Chopra bagged a silver medal at the event, held in Stockholm. While Chopra secured Silver, Peters clinched the gold medal while Julian Weber of Germany bagged the bronze after throwing 89.08m. Although Chopra didn't secure gold medal, he broke his June 14, record (… read-more
Hockey Star, an Olympian and World Cup medallist Varinder Singh (75) passed away on June 28, in Jalandhar. The prestigious Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award holder, a gold-medalist and pride of hockey stalwart participated in the 1975 men's Hockey World Cup in Kuala Lumpur, the only gold medal win of India. He was also in Olympic events winning bronze in 1972 and silver in 1973 matches for India.
PV Sindhu, the two-time Olympic medal winner, caught the attention of people by grooving to a viral song ''Love Nwantiti'' in a short clip on Instagram. The 26-year-old can be seen dancing in a mind green lehenga. The clip received over 4 lakh likes and over 2600 comments so far. Notably, she received the Padma Bhushan from President Ram Nath… read-more
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