Javelin Throw: News

16 Dec 2022

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra surpasses Bolt, becomes most written-about athlete in 2022

Ace Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has usurped Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt to become the most written-about athlete in 2022.

Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh banned for failing dope test

Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh has been handed a four-year suspension after he failed a dope test by NADA's Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel.

09 Sep 2022

Neeraj Chopra

Diamond League Finals, Neeraj Chopra scripts history: Decoding his achievements

Ace javelin thrower, Neeraj Chopra, scripted history as he became the first Indian to win the coveted Diamond League Finals title in Zurich, Switzerland.

29 Aug 2022

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra donates Tokyo gold-medal winning javelin to Olympic Museum

India's javelin star Neeraj Chopra has once again made headlines, this time with a heart-warming gesture.

27 Aug 2022

Neeraj Chopra

Lausanne Diamond League: Neeraj Chopra clinches gold medal, scripts history

Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra continued his solid form after clocking a monster 89.08m throw.

24 Aug 2022

Neeraj Chopra

Javelin star Neeraj Chopra to participate at Lausanne Diamond League

India's ace javelin star Neeraj Chopra is set to participate at the upcoming Lausanne Diamond League.

26 Jul 2022


India's Neeraj Chopra ruled out of Commonwealth Games: Details here

In a major blow to the Indian contingent, javelin star Neeraj Chopra has been ruled out of the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG).

15 Jul 2022


2022 World Athletics Championships: All you need to know

The 2022 World Athletics Championships are all set to commence on July 15.

01 Jul 2022

Neeraj Chopra

Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra breaks national record: Key stats

Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra, on Thursday, broke his own national record at the Stockholm Diamond League after throwing a record 89.94m.

19 Jun 2022

2020 Tokyo Olympics

Neeraj Chopra wins gold in Kuortane Games: His career stats

Javelin star Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal at the Kuortane Games in Finland after registering a throw of 86.69m on his first attempt on Saturday.

09 May 2022

Annu Rani

Annu Rani breaks national record in javelin: Decoding her profile

Indian javelin thrower, Annu Rani, claimed a gold medal on Sunday in the fourth AFI Indian Open Javelin Throw Competition in Jamshedpur.

26 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

Don't make it an issue: Neeraj Chopra on Pakistan's Nadeem

India's javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, on Thursday, urged people to not indulge in propaganda after his comments on Pakistan's javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem were blown out of proportion on social media.

04 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra qualifies for javelin throw final, Shivpal Singh out

Medal contender Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian javelin thrower to enter the finals of the Olympic Games with a stunning throw of 86.65m in his opening attempt that put him on top of the qualification round in Tokyo on Wednesday.

01 Jul 2021

Tokyo Paralympics

Devendra Jhajharia books Paralympics berth with a record throw

India's greatest Paralympian, javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, rewrote his own world record once again as he punched his ticket for the Tokyo Paralympics during a national selection trial.

07 Jun 2021

Neeraj Chopra

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra reaches Portugal

Olympic-bound star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has reached Portugal to take part in an event in Lisbon on June 10, which will mark his return to international competition after more than a year.

12 May 2021

Neeraj Chopra

Need to participate in competitions before Olympics: Neeraj Chopra

Olympic-bound star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday said he is desperate for some competition ahead of the Tokyo Games given that two years have simply been wasted because of injury and the COVID-19 pandemic.

08 Oct 2018


#AsianParaGames: Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary opens India's first gold account

Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary today clinched India's first gold medal at the ongoing Asian Para Games, finishing on top in the men's F42-44/61-64 category in Jakarta, Indonesia.

27 Aug 2018

Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra gives India 1st javelin gold in Asiad history

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 in 18th Asian Games at Jakarta today.

30 Jul 2018

Asian Games

Javelin thrower Neeraj impresses ahead of Asiad, wins top prize

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has been amongst the medals in recent times.

18 Jul 2018


#IndiaProudAgain: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bags gold at French meet

India's star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France yesterday, beating 2012 London Olympics gold-medallist Keshorn Walcott.

13 Apr 2018

Neeraj Chopra

CWG 2018: Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualifies for finals

Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Friday qualified for the finals of his event at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia after achieving the qualifying mark in just his first throw to finish second in his group.

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang finishes 12th in javelin throw

Davinder Kang, India's lone javelin thrower in the 2017 World Athletics Championships, finished 12th in the 13-men final event.

World Athletics Championships: Davinder Kang qualifies for javelin throw finals

India's Davinder Singh Kang wrote history as he became the first Indian athlete ever to qualify for the finals of javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships.