2016 Rio Paralympics
2016 Rio Paralympics News
Lauded with Arjuna Award (2004), Padma Shri (2012) and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2017), Jhajharia talks about his journey, what differentiates an able-bodied javelin thrower from a differently-abled athlete and what his training regime looks like in Firstpost Masterclass.
Asian Para Games 2018: Two-time Paralympics gold-medallist Devendra Jhajharia to consider retirement after tournament
A nagging shoulder injury has caused Indian para athlete Devendra Jhajharia to consider retirement after this year's edition of the Asian Para Games in Indonesia.
Para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar suspended by PCI for recording videos of female swimmers; athlete refutes charges
The PCI revealed that a written complaint was received against Karmakar regarding acts of misconduct, misbehaviour and manhandling by the Arjuna awardee swimmer.
Jhajaria thanked his mother who helped him at every juncture, including encouraging him to take up sports despite meeting with a mishap when he was just eight
Tamil Nadu's para-athlete Mariyappan Thangavelu and former national table tennis champion Anthony Amalraj on Thursday expressed joy over being recommended for the Arjuna Award, saying it will motivate them to achieve greater heights.
India ended their World Para Athletics Championship campaign with five medals, including a gold on Sunday.
Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani from Excel Entertainment are gearing up for their biopic on Indian paralympics champion Deepa Malik.
Russia was earlier accused by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) of running a state-sponsored operation across sports to aid and protect drug cheats.
The 19-year-old, identified as Satish Kumar, was found dead near a railway track in Tamil Nadu's Salem district. He had hit the parked car of Mariyappan a day earlier, which led to the squabble.