From Panipat to the Podium: Arjun Singh Kadian's Neeraj Chopra biography documents the athlete's astronomical rise
Written by a policy professional from Haryana, the book seeks to understand Neeraj Chopra’s journey in the wider context of what Haryanvis have accomplished in sports.
After winning the historic Olympic gold in Tokyo, javelin thrower Chopra had expressed desire to continue to train with the German bio-mechanical expert
Neeraj Chopra heralded a new era in Indian athletics with his colossal Tokyo Olympics gold that acquired him a super star status in the country
Ahead of the opening match, which was between U Mumba and Bengaluru Bulls, Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra sang the national anthem.
"I have been approached to do biopics but I think what I have achieved is just the beginning. This was my first Olympics. I want to win more medals. I don't want the movie to flop," said Chopra.
After receiving the award and special jersey, the 23-year old Chopra said that the past two months have been an opportunity for him to experience new things and also thanked the CSK management for the support.
Revisiting the defining images of Day 6 of the Tokyo Paralympics, where history was made, records tumbled and the Indian national anthem played — twice!
Sumit Antil said: "I was a little nervous because the competitors are great. I was hoping for a 70m-plus throw. Thought, maybe I can do 75m. It was not my best, I am very happy to break the world record."
Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Meet Sumit Antil, who reset world record thrice on way to winning javelin gold
Javelin thrower Sumit Antil won India’s seventh medal of Tokyo Paralympics. Here's a short profile of the man who reset the world record thrice on the way to winning gold at Tokyo Paralympics
The 23-year-old Chopra became only the second Indian to win an individual Olympic gold in Tokyo on Saturday when he clinched the yellow metal in javelin throw with a best effort of 87.58m.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'I feel overwhelmed', says Klaus Bartonietz, Neeraj Chopra's bio-mechanics expert
Bartonietz has been with Chopra since the second part of 2019 when the youngster was undergoing rehabilitation following an arthroscopic surgery on the elbow of his throwing right hand.
A country of over a billion waits 4,743 days—or 157 months or 13 years—for another individual Olympics gold! And then, on a clear, but humid Tokyo evening, in six hurls of a spear weighing 800 grams, a 23-year-old goes where even gods of India’s sporting pantheon have not been: to the top of the Olympics mountain.
Haryana CM Khattar also announced that Chopra will be made head of upcoming Centre for Excellence in Athletics in Panchkula.
India's Neeraj Chopra threw a monster 87.58 metres to win India their second individual gold in history. He joins shooter Abhinav Bindra in the elite club, besides being the only track and field athlete from the country to win gold.
23-year old Neeraj Chopra was thrust into the limelight after he won Gold in the 2018 Asian Games as well as the Commonwealth Games.
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
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Neeraj Chopra throws 83.18m at Lisbon in first international event in over a year
Neeraj Chopra had qualified for the Olympics with a throw of 87.86m, which bettered the qualifying mark of 85m, at an event at Potchefstroom, South Africa, in January last year.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Neeraj Chopra says he desperately needs competitions before Games; confident of breaching 90m mark
“I feel I’m very close to throwing over 90m this year. If I can get competitions, I’m ready to breach 90m," said javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who's touted as India's best hope for a track and field medal at the Olympics.
Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das to embark on training and competition tour of Turkey in build-up to Tokyo Olympics
Apart from Chopra and fellow Olympic bound javelin thrower Shivpal Singh, country's relay racers (both 4x100m and 4x400m men and women) will be part of the 40-odd contingent that also includes coaches.
Chaudhary, who is under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) of the government, was not available at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium complex when a dope control officer (DCO) came to take his sample last month.