Paralympics

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Canceling the 2020 Olympics 'unthinkable', says Tokyo governor

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".

Tokyo 2020 Olympics could get postponed due to coronavirus

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.

India wheelchair cricket team to play its first international series

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.

North Korea, South Korea commence first talks in 2 years

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.

What did India achieve in sports this year?

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.

PM Modi awards Rs.4 crore to Deepa Malik

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.

Rio passes the baton to Tokyo

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.

Belarus's Ihar Boki wins 11th Paralympic gold

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.

Paralympians outclass Olympians

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.

Deepa Malik makes history: Clinches shot put silver in Paralympics

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.

India wins two medals at 2016 Paralympics

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.

Cash prizes for athletes winning medals at 2016 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.