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Tokyo Olympics 2020: With Games debut on horizon, Neeraj Chopra working on perfecting release technique
Neeraj Chopra, India’s best hope for an Olympic medal in track and field, plans to spend the next 20-odd days before his javelin throw event at the deferred Tokyo 2020 Games perfecting his release technique
Firstpost Masterclass: Neeraj Chopra breaks down why javelin throwing is as much about strong knees and ankles as about shoulder strength
In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, Neeraj Chopra talks about why javelin throw is not just about strength, and reveals the importance of strong knees and stronger ankles for a javelin thrower.
Best of 2019: Wimbledon, Cricket World Cup, Eliud Kipchoge, Steve Smith feature in Firstpost Sports' top articles this year
Over the course of 2019, the sports journalists of Firstpost filed quite a few important stories and we think it's worth the time to revisit them. Here's the list of Firstpost’s 10 best pieces of 2019.
World Athletics Championships 2019: Andreas Hofmann puts Rio 2016 setback behind as Tokyo 2020 appears on horizon
Part of the golden generation of German javelin throwers, Andreas Hofmann talks to Firstpost about the dejection of missing out on Rio 2016 despite making the cut, training indoors in winter months with tennis balls and more.
Asian Games 2018 gold medallist Neeraj Chopra misses bronze by a whisker at Diamond League Final in Zurich
Asian Games gold medalist Chopra sent the spear to a best distance of 85.73m to end at fourth position in the eight-man event
In Diamond League Final, Neeraj Chopra will face the world's best in the event, including Olympic champion Thomas Roehler of Germany and last year's winner, Jakub Vadlejch of Czech Republic
Commonwealth Games javelin throw gold medalist Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Diamond League Final in Zurich
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will compete in the Diamond League final to be held in Zurich, after sealing his place with positive performances in Doha and Eugene.
The 20-year-old Indian, the reigning Asian and Commonwealth Games champion, had shattered his own national record with a throw of 87.43m while finishing fourth in the first leg in Doha last month.