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Jun 22, 2017
Dipa Karmakar is set to miss World Gymnastics Championships due to knee injury23-year old Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar will not be taking part in World Gymnastics Championship as she is on her way to recover completely from knee injury.
Sep 24, 2016
Paralympics 2016 gold-medallist Thangavelu Mariyappan returns to hero's welcome in ChennaiThangavelu Mariyappan, who won a gold medal at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, returned home to a hero's welcome in Chennai
Sep 17, 2016
Dipa Karmakar was stubborn, had a temper: Coach Bisweshwar Nandi on training the star gymnastDipa Karmakar's coach Bisweshwar Nandi has dismissed the notion that it would have been better had she and other top performers at last month's Rio Games been given the sort of financial backing they got post the mega event before their sojourn to Brazil.
Sep 14, 2016
Devendra Jhajharia wins second gold, breaks world record at Rio Paralympics 2016Javelin 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.
Sep 10, 2016
Rio Paralympics 2016: India wins historic gold and bronze in high jumpIn 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.
Sep 10, 2016
Rio Paralympics 2016: Mariyappan Thangavelu to get Rs 2 crore from TN govt, says J JayalalithaaThe accolades have started pouring in for India's Mariyappan Thangavelu, who created history on Friday by winning gold in the men's high jump T-42 event, with Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa announcing a Rs 2 crore award for the athlete.
Sep 06, 2016
Paralympics 2016: India hopes for record medal haul after fielding largest contingent everRepresented by their largest ever contingent, India will hope for an improved medals tally when the Paralympic Games start in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday
Sep 03, 2016
Dutee Chand, like PT Usha in 1998, didn’t have proper shoes till days before Rio OlympicsIndian sprinter Dutee Chand ran 100 metres at the Rio Olympics 2016 with spikes (running shoes) sent from Germany by a Good Samaritan just four days before her event!
Aug 25, 2016
Our preparation began a year before Rio Olympics: Dr Kiran Challagundla, third member of Team SindhuFirstpost spoke to the unassuming Kiran Challagundla, the third member of Team PV Sindhu, responsoble for the silver medal at the Rio Olympics 2016.
Aug 23, 2016
India at Rio Olympics 2016: How the medal predictions matched up with actual resultsHere are some Indians everyone pegged as genuine medal contenders and how they fared at the Rio Olympics 2016.