Articles about Paralympics
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.
03 Sep 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: Shooter Avani Lekhara bags her second medal
Indian shooter Avani Lekhara has bagged her second medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.
31 Aug 2021
Paralympics: High-jumper Mariyappan wins silver, Sharad Kumar bags bronze
Defending champion Mariyappan Thangavelu and Sharad Kumar won a silver and bronze respectively in the men's high jump T42 event as India's medal tally at the Paralympics touched an unprecedented 10 on Tuesday.
30 Aug 2021
Jhajharia, Gurjar win silver and bronze in javelin throw F46
Two-time gold-winning javelin throw veteran Devendra Jhajharia clinched a stupendous third Paralympic medal, a silver this time, while discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya also finished second as India surpassed its best-ever medal tally at the Games on Monday.
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.
06 Nov 2020
People with disabilities hurt by 'The Witches,' Warner Bros. apologizes
Warner Bros. has been scoring brownie points with its superhero movie line-up, but its fantasy/comedy The Witches has hit a rough rock that it shouldn't have.
12 Mar 2020
Canceling the 2020 Olympics 'unthinkable', says Tokyo governor
Tokyo city governor Yuriko Koike stated that the coronavirus pandemic might impact the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, but canceling it is "unthinkable".
03 Mar 2020
Tokyo 2020 Olympics could get postponed due to coronavirus
Japan's Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto revealed that the upcoming Tokyo Olympics could get postponed until the end of the year, owing to the risk of coronavirus.
25 Mar 2019
Paralympian Deepa Malik joins BJP ahead of Lok Sabha elections
Noted Paralympian and Padma Shri recipient, Deepa Malik, joined the BJP in the presence of senior party leaders in Delhi on Monday.
04 May 2018
India wheelchair cricket team to play its first international series
The Indian wheelchair cricket team has left for Bangladesh for a bilateral series between the two nations starting May 4.
14 Mar 2018
Deepa Malik books her berth in 2018 Asian Para Games
India's para-athlete Deepa Malik qualified for the 2018 Asian Para Games by securing a top spot in discus Asia Ranking 53 category and a second place in Asian Games combined category event 51/52/53.
01 Mar 2018
Arjuna awardee para-swimmer suspended for filming female swimmers
In a shocking case, the Paralympic Committee of India has decided to suspend para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for a period of 3 years after he was found guilty of recording videos of female swimmers last year during an event in Jaipur.
09 Jan 2018
North Korea, South Korea commence first talks in 2 years
The situation in the Korean peninsula had been extremely tense over North Korea's aggressive pursuit of its nuclear program all through 2017.
13 Nov 2016
What did India achieve in sports this year?
Starting with the Rio Olympics held in August, then Paralympics in September and Kabaddi World Cup in October, sports was one of the main trending topics in India this year.
02 Nov 2016
PM Modi awards Rs.4 crore to Deepa Malik
PM Modi awarded a Rs.4 crore cheque to India's first Paralympics medalist Deepa Malik in Haryana; she won a silver medal in shot-put at the Rio Paralympics.
25 Oct 2016
Cash rewards for Rio Games medallists' coaches put on hold
While the Ministry of Sports gave away cash rewards to the medal winners of the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, the awards for the coaches have been put on hold.
19 Sep 2016
Rio passes the baton to Tokyo
2016 Rio Paralympics ended with a beautiful closing ceremony as Tokyo took over the baton for 2020 games.
17 Sep 2016
Belarus's Ihar Boki wins 11th Paralympic gold
It was gold and another Paralympic record for Belarus's swimmer Ihar Boki as he finished first in men's S13 100m freestyle event.
14 Sep 2016
Devendra Jhajharia wins second gold for India
India's Devendra Jhajharia won the second gold medal for India at the 2016 Paralympic games.
13 Sep 2016
Paralympians outclass Olympians
Fouad Baka of Algeria, who finished fourth in the 1500m T13 race at the 2016 Paralympics has outclassed the gold medalist of the 2016 Olympics in the same event by winning the race in 3 minutes 49.59 seconds.
13 Sep 2016
Deepa Malik makes history: Clinches shot put silver in Paralympics
Deepa Malik from India became the first-ever woman from the country to win a medal at the Paralympics by bagging a silver in the shot-put F-53 event.
10 Sep 2016
India wins two medals at 2016 Paralympics
Indian high jump athletes bagged a gold and bronze medal each in men's high jump T-42 event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
07 Sep 2016
Cash prizes for athletes winning medals at 2016 Paralympics
With 2016 Paralympics a day away, India's sports ministry has announced cash prizes for the athletes who will return with medals.