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Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra’s Tokyo Olympic Gold Medal-Winning Javelin Fetches Rs 1.5cr In E-Auction

Oct 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

As many as 1348 mementos went under the hammer and the proceeds will go to the Namami Gange Mission.

Neeraj Chopra Woos Fans With His Javelin Throw Skills, Underwater - WATCH

Oct 02, 2021 Koushik Paul

Tokyo Olympics champion Neeraj Chopra has a busy 2022 ahead with Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and World Championships fast approaching.


Puppy Love! Abhinav Bindra Gifts Neeraj Chopra 'Tokyo', Inspires Athletics Golden Boy For 'Paris'

Beijing 2008 gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra presented Tokyo Olympics javelin champion, Neeraj Chopra, a golden retriever named 'Tokyo'.

Can Sprinter Dutee Chand Ever Win An Olympic Medal? Anju Bobby George Talks About Her Chances

Sep 18, 2021 Koushik Paul

She may be one of the fastest in India but Dutee Chand has never impressed at the Olympic level. Is it stage fright or just average performance?


Tokyo 2020 Champion Neeraj Chopra Wants To Break Olympic Record In Javelin

Neeraj, who clinched the historic gold with a throw of 87.58m at the Tokyo Olympics, was on his maiden trip to Kolkata.

16 September, 2021

KBC 13: Neeraj Chopra Teaches Amitabh Bachchan How To Recite Bollywood Dialogues In Haryanvi, Watch Video

Outlook Web Bureau

In a promo video dropped by Sony's official handle, Neeraj and Sreejesh will also be seen giving Haryanvi lessons to Big B.


14 September, 2021

Olympic Gold Medallist Neeraj Chopra’s Success Lies In His Genes: Scientists

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Chopra belongs to the community of Rors, a Hindu community, from Haryana. The Rors were considered descendants of Maratha soldiers who settled in Haryana after being defeated in the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761. Genetic scientists have found that the Rors have a very unique and distinctive ancestry among the Indian population and they have no ancestral link with Marathas or any other castes and communities.


13 September, 2021

Neeraj Chopra's Coach Uwe Hohn Sacked; AFI 'Not Happy' With German Javelin Throw Legend

PTI

Hohn was appointed as chief coach in November 2017 for one year to train the likes of Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra and two other Tokyo Olympians


11 September, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Fulfills Another Dream After Tokyo Olympics Gold - Here's How!

Outlook Web Bureau

For the first time in their lives, Neeraj Chopra's parents boarded a flight with their Olympic champion son


08 September, 2021

Devendra Jhajharia, Venkatesh Prasad, L Sarita Devi Named In National Sports Awards Selection Committee

PTI

This year's awards were delayed after the government decided to wait for India’s performance at both the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo


05 September, 2021

Happy Teachers’ Day 2021: Five Coaches Who Made Difference For India At Tokyo Olympics

Outlook Web Bureau

On Teacher’s Day, we look at coaches who helped India to a record haul at 2020 Tokyo Olympics


27 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Felicitated By Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Renames Army Stadium After Tokyo Olympic Gold Medallist

PTI

Rajnath also re-named the Army Sports Institute Stadium after Neeraj Chopra, who bagged the country’s first gold in athletics at Tokyo Olympics


27 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Not Able To Resume Training After Tokyo Olympics, 2021 Season Ends With 'Bout Of Illness'

PTI

Chopra, who had ended India's 100-year wait for a track and field medal in the Olympics with a gold medal at Tokyo, has been on a busy schedule since his return to the country, leaving him exhausted


26 August, 2021

Neeraj Chopra Clarifies Javelin Controversy At Tokyo Olympics, Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem 'Not At Fault', Says Champion

PTI

Neeraj Chopra clarified all javelins, even personal ones, used in a competition are available to every body


25 August, 2021

'Game Of Thrones' Is Now 'Game Of Throws,' Courtesy Neeraj Chopra And 'King Klaus'

Outlook Web Bureau

Meanwhile, Chopra has slammed the Indian fanfare which has hampered his preparations for Diamond League preparations


25 August, 2021

Indo-Pak Bitter Rivalry At Tokyo 2020? Why Did Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem Take Neeraj Chopra's Javelin? Watch Video

Outlook Web Bureau

Indian fans roast Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem for 'moving around' with Neeraj Chopra's javelin


20 August, 2021

Tokyo Paralympics: Devendra Jhajharia Hopes To Build On Unprecedented Javelin Gains Following Neeraj Chopra's Gold

PTI

Jhajharia, the first Indian Paralympian to win two gold medals at the Paralympics, said that Neeraj has brought much-awaited respect and recognition to the game


19 August, 2021

World Photography Day 2021: India's 10 Memorable Moments From Tokyo Olympics 2020

Outlook Web Bureau

On World Photograph Day, we celebrate India's Tokyo 2020 journey. India won a record seven medals at Tokyo 2020


Photo Gallery

Army personnel perform stunts during an event to mark to 'Azadi ke Amrit Mahotsav' in Jalandhar.

PTI Photo

Women walk near an encounter site between security forces and militants at Pampore area of Pulwama District. Two militants, including Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Umar Mushtaq Khandey, were killed in the gun battle.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Members of Hindu Jagran Manch in a candle light rally protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh,in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addresses a press conference, in Jalandhar.

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Actor Jayasurya, who won the best actor award in his film 'Vellam' at the 51st Kerala State Film Awards, poses for a photograph with his family members in Kochi.

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