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Proud Devendra Jhajharia credits 'hardwork and dedication' for Rio Paralympics 2016 gold medal

Sep 14, 2016

Proud Devendra Jhajharia credits 'hardwork and dedication' for Rio Paralympics 2016 gold medal

Devendra Jhajharia, who has emerged as the new poster boy of Indian athletics after bettering his own World record to claim his second Paralympics gold, feels it is his "willpower" which kept him going despite all the hardships #India #Athletics #Sports Authority of India #SportsTracker #Paralympics #Devendra Jhajharia #Javelin Throw #Rio Paralympics #2004 Athens Paralympics
Devendra Jhajharia wins second gold, breaks world record at Rio Paralympics 2016

Sep 14, 2016

Devendra Jhajharia wins second gold, breaks world record at Rio Paralympics 2016

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics after he broke his own world record to clinch the top honours at the Rio Games. #Gold #Athletics #Team India #Paralympics #Rio 2016 #Devendra Jhajharia #javelin #India at Rio 2016 #Paralympics 2016 #Rinku Hooda #Sundar Singh Gurjar
Belgian women's relay quartet receive 2008 Olympic gold medals after Russian sprinter fails doping test

Sep 10, 2016

Belgian women's relay quartet receive 2008 Olympic gold medals after Russian sprinter fails doping test

The Belgian relay quartet of Kim Gevaert, Elodie Ouedraogo, Hanna Marien and Olivia Borlee on Friday belatedly received gold medals from the 2008 Olympics after a Russian sprinter tested positive for drugs #Brazil #Russia #Athletics #Nigeria #Belgium #SportsTracker #Beijing Olympics #2008 Olympics #Beijing Olympics 2008 #women's 4x100 relay
Rio Paralympics 2016: India wins historic gold and bronze in high jump

Sep 10, 2016

Rio Paralympics 2016: India wins historic gold and bronze in high jump

In a historic moment for India, Mariyappan Thangavelu won the gold medal while compatriot Varun Singh Bhati clinched the bronze in the men's high jump T-42 event on Saturday at the Rio Paralympics. #Athletics #Team India #Paralympics #Rio 2016 #India at Rio 2016 #Paralympics 2016 #Varun Singh Bhati #Mariyappan Thangavelu
Paralympics 2016: Self-mutilation and exaggeration, a challenge for the organisers

Sep 06, 2016

Paralympics 2016: Self-mutilation and exaggeration, a challenge for the organisers

Breaking a big toe voluntarily, injuring already damaged limbs in order to stimulate blood pressure ...self-mutilation or 'boosting' is a unique and sinister challenge for the organisers of the Paralympics to confront. #Athletics #Swimming #SportsTracker #IPC #WADA #Paralympics #Bethany Wood
Paralympics 2016: All you need to know about Rio's second bout of sports

Sep 05, 2016

Paralympics 2016: All you need to know about Rio's second bout of sports

The Paralympic Games are held every four years for athletes who suffer from various disabilities. The 2016 edition will be held in Rio from 7-18 September. #India #Russia #Doping #Olympics #Athletics #Paralympics #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Rio #Devendra Jhajharia #Paralympians #Amit Kumar Saroha #Rio Olympic Games #Ankur Dhama #Paratriathlon #Boccia
OP Jaisha refused personalised refreshments at Rio Olympics, says coach Nikolai Snesarev

Aug 25, 2016

OP Jaisha refused personalised refreshments at Rio Olympics, says coach Nikolai Snesarev

The controversy stoked by OP Jaisha took an interesting turn with her personal coach Nikolai Snesarev asserting that she herself had said no when asked by him if she would need personalised refreshment during the race in the Rio Olympics. #Olympics #Athletics #Olympics 2016 #SAI #AFI #OP Jaisha #Kavita Raut #Nikolai Snesarev
Sudha Singh tests positive for Swine flue; no Zika virus infection for Indian athlete

Aug 23, 2016

Sudha Singh tests positive for Swine flue; no Zika virus infection for Indian athlete

Rio Olympian and Indian long distance runner Sudha Singh, who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bengaluru for a suspected Zika virus infection, has tested positive for swine flu and will be out of action for at least two months, doctors said on Tuesday. #Brazil #Olympics #Athletics #Karnataka Chief Minister #Indian Olympic Association #Swine flu #Siddaramaiah #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #Rio Olympics 2016 #Sudha Singh #Zika
OP Jaisha is making allegations to cover up for her poor performance, says AFI

Aug 23, 2016

OP Jaisha is making allegations to cover up for her poor performance, says AFI

AFI Secretary CK Valson dismissed OP Jaisha's allegations by claiming that the the long distance runner is trying to cover up for her poor performance #Olympics #Athletics #IAAF #Rio 2016 #Olympics 2016 #AFI #Athletics Federation of India #OP Jaisha #Kavita Raut #Women's marathon #CK Valson