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Firstpost Masterclass: Devendra Jhajharia breaks down challenges of a para-athlete in javelin throw
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Firstpost Masterclass: Devendra Jhajharia breaks down challenges of a para-athlete in javelin throw

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.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Two-time gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia wants to better his own record at Games
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Two-time gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia wants to better his own record at Games

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia on Thursday dispelled all rumours of retirement and said he has his eyes set on a hat-trick of world records at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

Phase four of Jharkhand Assembly elections witnesses 62.54% voter turnout; polling in 15 seats peaceful
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Phase four of Jharkhand Assembly elections witnesses 62.54% voter turnout; polling in 15 seats peaceful

An estimated 62.54 percent of over 47 lakh electorate cast their votes in the fourth phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections to 15 seats on Monday, Election Commission (EC) officials said.

World Para Athletics Championships: Sundar Singh Gurjar defends title as India secure 3 Tokyo Paralympic Games quotas
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World Para Athletics Championships: Sundar Singh Gurjar defends title as India secure 3 Tokyo Paralympic Games quotas

Sundar Singh Gurjar overcame a shoulder injury to defend his World Para Athletics Championships title in the men's F46 javelin throw event while also securing a Tokyo Paralympic Games quota, along with the bronze winner Ajeet Singh and Rinku Hooda

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 60: Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar wins silver, India's ODI squad and more on our daily podcast
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 60: Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar wins silver, India's ODI squad and more on our daily podcast

Sundar Singh Gurjar's silver at Asian Para Games, Indian squad for ODI series against West Indies, Usman Khawaja's gritty ton against Pakistan – we discuss these stories and more on our daily sports podcast

Asian Para Games: Sharad Kumar's record-breaking gold helps India make clean sweep in men's T42/63 high-jump
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Asian Para Games: Sharad Kumar's record-breaking gold helps India make clean sweep in men's T42/63 high-jump

High jumper Sharad Kumar broke the Asian and Games records to bag gold in the T42/63 category as India picked up all three medals on offer in the event.

Asian Para Games: India's Sundar Singh Gurjar wins silver in men's javelin F46 category; Devendra Jhajharia finishes fourth
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Asian Para Games: India's Sundar Singh Gurjar wins silver in men's javelin F46 category; Devendra Jhajharia finishes fourth

Indian javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar won a silver medal in the men's F46 category of the Asian Para Games where two-time Paralympic gold-medallist Devendra Jhajharia finished fourth on Thursday.

Asian Para Games 2018: Two-time Paralympics gold-medallist Devendra Jhajharia to consider retirement after tournament
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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.

Abhinav Bindra, SAI launch Targeting Performance Centre at Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence
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Abhinav Bindra, SAI launch Targeting Performance Centre at Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence

The Abhinav Bindra Foundation Trust announced the opening of the SAI-Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centre at the Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence on Saturday.

Rahul Dravid says he's 'more a failure than a success', advises athletes to 'fail better' to be successful
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Rahul Dravid says he's 'more a failure than a success', advises athletes to 'fail better' to be successful

Rahul Dravid said the most important thing for an athlete is to not blame others for their failure.

Khel Ratna winner Devendra Jhajharia wants state governments to provide more support to disabled athletes
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Khel Ratna winner Devendra Jhajharia wants state governments to provide more support to disabled athletes

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia is the only Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals

National Sports Day: President Ram Nath Kovind awards Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna to Sardar Singh, Devendra Jhajharia
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National Sports Day: President Ram Nath Kovind awards Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna to Sardar Singh, Devendra Jhajharia

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday gave away the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to former India hockey team captain Sardar Singh and Paralympics double gold medallist and world record holder Devendra Jhajharia at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan here on the occasion of National Sports Day.

Oinam Bembem Devi's long wait for Arjuna Award nomination highlights all that is wrong with process
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Oinam Bembem Devi's long wait for Arjuna Award nomination highlights all that is wrong with process

Oinam Bembem Devi's late nomination highlights the fact that the foundation of the Arjuna and Dronacharya Award itself is flawed to start off with.

Rohan Bopanna absent from Arjuna award shortlist; para-coach Satyanarayana dropped from Dronacharya list
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Rohan Bopanna absent from Arjuna award shortlist; para-coach Satyanarayana dropped from Dronacharya list

There was a debate if Rohan Bopanna, whose nomination by the All India Tennis Association reached ministry late, should be added to this year's Arjuna Award.

Paralympian Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna, says she has backing of Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar
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Paralympian Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna, says she has backing of Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Malik, the first Indian woman athlete to win a medal at the Paralympics, wrote an e-mail to the Sports minister Vijay Goel making the appeal and also sought an appointment

Devendra Jhajharia says Khel Ratna honour will inspire other para-athletes to aim big
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Devendra Jhajharia says Khel Ratna honour will inspire other para-athletes to aim big

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

Devendra Jhajharia envisioned Khel Ratna after clinching gold in 2004 Athens Games
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Devendra Jhajharia envisioned Khel Ratna after clinching gold in 2004 Athens Games

After becoming the first Paralympian to be nominated for the country's highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna — two-time Paralympics gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia on Thursday said he should have bagged the award more than a decade back when he clinched the gold with a world record at the Athens Games in 2004.

Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh recommended for Khel Ratna; Cheteshwar Pujara for Arjuna award
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Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh recommended for Khel Ratna; Cheteshwar Pujara for Arjuna award

Two-time Paralympic gold-medallist Devendra Jhajharia on Thursday became the first paralympian to be recommended for the country's highest sporting honour -- the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award -- along with former hockey captain Sardar Singh.

Para Athletics Championships: Sundar Singh Gurjar wins javelin gold, gives India its first medal
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Para Athletics Championships: Sundar Singh Gurjar wins javelin gold, gives India its first medal

Sundar, who had been disqualified from his event in Rio 2016 due to technical reasons, found redemption and took home the gold medal with a personal best throw of 60.36m.

Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia overwhelmed to have found a 'fan' in Abhinav Bindra
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Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia overwhelmed to have found a 'fan' in Abhinav Bindra

India's only para-athlete to win two Paralympics gold medals, Devendra Jhajharia is overwhelmed to have found a 'fan' in country's Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra, which he feels would have motivated him to go for his second yellow metal at the upcoming World Championships.