Articles about Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra among 12 sportspersons to receive Khel Ratna

02 Nov 2021

Neeraj Chopra among 12 sportspersons to receive Khel Ratna

Tokyo Olympics gold-medalist Neeraj Chopra is set to receive the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award.

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra meets Abhinav Bindra

23 Sep 2021

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra meets Abhinav Bindra

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday met the country's first-ever individual gold medalist from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Abhinav Bindra, and his family.

Jhajharia, Prasad named in National Sports Awards selection committee

08 Sep 2021

Jhajharia, Prasad named in National Sports Awards selection committee

Three-time Paralympic medal-winning javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, and ex-world champion boxer L Sarita Devi have been named in the selection committee for this year's National Sports Awards.

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

26 Aug 2021

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.

#Cringe trends: RJ Malishka's Neeraj Chopra interview angers netizens

20 Aug 2021

#Cringe trends: RJ Malishka's Neeraj Chopra interview angers netizens

Neeraj Chopra became a national hero when he won Gold at the Tokyo Olympics.

Hoping to build on gains made by javelin throw: Jhajharia

20 Aug 2021

Hoping to build on gains made by javelin throw: Jhajharia

Two-time gold medalist Devendra Jhajharia is aiming to build on the unprecedented gains made by javelin throw at the upcoming Paralympic Games, following Neeraj Chopra's landmark gold at the preceding Olympics.

PM Modi meets with Indian Olympians back from Tokyo

16 Aug 2021

PM Modi meets with Indian Olympians back from Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hosted the Olympic-returned Indian athletes for breakfast at his residence, a day after lauding their memorable performance at the Tokyo Games from the ramparts of the Red Fort.

Neeraj, Olympians from Punjab to be honored at felicitation function

11 Aug 2021

Neeraj, Olympians from Punjab to be honored at felicitation function

Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on Tuesday said the state government will honor Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra and Tokyo Games medal winners and participants from Punjab with cash awards worth Rs. 32.67 crore at a felicitation function on August 12.

These actors could play Olympian Neeraj Chopra in his biopic

09 Aug 2021

These actors could play Olympian Neeraj Chopra in his biopic

Neeraj Chopra is the man of the moment!

Interesting facts about India's Olympic gold-medalist Neeraj Chopra

08 Aug 2021

Interesting facts about India's Olympic gold-medalist Neeraj Chopra

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has become the talk of the town after clinching a historic gold in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra secures India's first Olympic gold in athletics

07 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra secures India's first Olympic gold in athletics

Neeraj Chopra has clinched the second-ever individual gold medal for India at Olympics.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 12: Complete report

04 Aug 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 12: Complete report

It was a positive day for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra qualifies for javelin throw final, Shivpal Singh out

04 Aug 2021

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.

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra reaches Portugal

07 Jun 2021

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.

Need to participate in competitions before Olympics: Neeraj Chopra

12 May 2021

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.

If Pakistan stops terrorism, we'll shake hands: Army Chief Rawat

06 Sep 2018

If Pakistan stops terrorism, we'll shake hands: Army Chief Rawat

"If Pakistan stops terrorism, the Army would also be like Neeraj Chopra," Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said, referring to the Asian Games javelin gold medallist's gesture of reaching out to his Pakistani competitor.

5 youngsters who excelled at Asian Games 2018

30 Aug 2018

5 youngsters who excelled at Asian Games 2018

The Indian contingent is enjoying an excellent run at the Asian Games 2018.

Seven Indians in Asia Pacific team for IAAF Continental Cup

29 Aug 2018

Seven Indians in Asia Pacific team for IAAF Continental Cup

Seven Indian athletes, including Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das and Muhammed Anas, were named in the Asia Pacific team.

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in contention for Khel Ratna award

29 Aug 2018

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat in contention for Khel Ratna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalists Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are in the race for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Neeraj Chopra gives India 1st javelin gold in Asiad history

27 Aug 2018

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.

All about the opening ceremony of 2018 Asian Games

18 Aug 2018

All about the opening ceremony of 2018 Asian Games

The 2018 Asian Games kicked off today with an amazing opening ceremony held at the Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) main stadium in Jakarta.

Javelin thrower Neeraj impresses ahead of Asiad, wins top prize

30 Jul 2018

Javelin thrower Neeraj impresses ahead of Asiad, wins top prize

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

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

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.

Haryana wants to slash cash rewards of players representing organizations

20 Jun 2018

Haryana wants to slash cash rewards of players representing organizations

After Haryana's controversial notification demanding government-employed sportspersons to pay up 33% of their 'commercial' earnings, another similar matter has riled the state's players.

CWG gold medalist Chopra breaks personal record in javelin

05 May 2018

CWG gold medalist Chopra breaks personal record in javelin

India's 22-year-old javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra shattered his own national record at the IAAF Diamond League, being held in Doha.

CWG 2018: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

14 Apr 2018

CWG 2018: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in javelin throw

Neeraj Chopra today became the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a gold medal at the CWG, with a season's best effort of 86.47m in the final.

CWG 2018: Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualifies for finals

13 Apr 2018

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.

Which Indians can win medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games?

04 Apr 2018

Which Indians can win medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games?

In a couple of hours, the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will kick off in Australia.

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

13 Aug 2017

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

11 Aug 2017

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.

Cheer for India, it's a sports-packed August!

03 Aug 2017

Cheer for India, it's a sports-packed August!

August is going to be an engaging month for Indian sports fans with lots of events around the corner.

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinches silver at Asian GP

28 Apr 2017

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinches silver at Asian GP

India's Neeraj Chopra bagged a silver medal in the second leg of ongoing Asian Grand Prix in Jiaxing, China.