Articles about Neeraj Chopra
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
09 Aug 2021
These actors could play Olympian Neeraj Chopra in his biopic
Neeraj Chopra is the man of the moment!
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.
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.
04 Aug 2021
2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 12: Complete report
It was a positive day for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
30 Aug 2018
5 youngsters who excelled at Asian Games 2018
The Indian contingent is enjoying an excellent run at the Asian Games 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.