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National weightlifting camp to be shifted from Patiala to Mumbai for two months
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National weightlifting camp to be shifted from Patiala to Mumbai for two months

The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) has decided to shift the national camp from Patiala to Mumbai for two months, starting 21 December, to ensure that lifters train in higher temperatures that are anticipated at next year's Tokyo Olympics.

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's two-month training trip to USA approved by Sports Authority of India
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Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu's two-month training trip to USA approved by Sports Authority of India

SAI also sanctioned the proposal of shooters to procure ammunition so that they can train at their own home ranges due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award
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National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award

This is the first time in the history of awards that five athletes have been recommended for the Khel Ratna, with the final decision resting on sports minister Kiren Rijiju

Jeremy Lalrinnunga set to rejoin national weightlifting camp at NIS Patiala next week
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Jeremy Lalrinnunga set to rejoin national weightlifting camp at NIS Patiala next week

Last month, 17-year-old Jeremy had flown to Aizawl to meet his family after feeling homesick.

Vijender Singh, Sanjeev Rajput, Srihari Nataraj, other stars plead for caution as discussion rages on whether competitions can resume
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Vijender Singh, Sanjeev Rajput, Srihari Nataraj, other stars plead for caution as discussion rages on whether competitions can resume

Some sports stars across disciplines wanted the waiting period to continue before resuming competitions, while others spoke about the loss it would cause to fitness and readiness.

National Sports Awards 2020: From Neeraj Chopra to Manika Batra, all the sports stars nominated for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award
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National Sports Awards 2020: From Neeraj Chopra to Manika Batra, all the sports stars nominated for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award

Here's a list of athletes who have been nominated so far for National Sports Awards in the Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award categories

Indian Weightlifting Federation nominates Mirabai Chanu for Arjuna Award, despite having already won Khel Ratna
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Indian Weightlifting Federation nominates Mirabai Chanu for Arjuna Award, despite having already won Khel Ratna

Chanu had received the Khel Ratna along with Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli in 2018

Coronavirus Outbreak: All our efforts will go waste if Tokyo Olympics doesn't happen, says Mirabai Chanu
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Coronavirus Outbreak: All our efforts will go waste if Tokyo Olympics doesn't happen, says Mirabai Chanu

A wary Mirabai Chanu has only one prayer on her lips that the Tokyo Olympics goes as per schedule despite COVID-19 pandemic otherwise all her efforts of winning an Olympic medal will go down the drain.

Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy Lalrinnunga crowned best lifters at Senior National Weightlifting Championships
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Mirabai Chanu, Jeremy Lalrinnunga crowned best lifters at Senior National Weightlifting Championships

Chandrakant Mali of Services smashed three records to take the concluding day honours even as Railways reigned supreme, grabbing both the men's and women's trophies at the Senior National Weightlifting Championships.

Targeting medal at the Tokyo Olympics, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu watchful of her fitness
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Targeting medal at the Tokyo Olympics, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu watchful of her fitness

Mirabai Chanu's main aim is to stay injury-free in the build-up to the final round of the Olympic qualifications in April where she targets to lift a personal best of 210 kilograms

Mirabai Chanu betters her own national record, lifts 203kg to win gold at Nationals
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Mirabai Chanu betters her own national record, lifts 203kg to win gold at Nationals

Mirabai's previous best of 201kg had come at the World Championship in Thailand in September last year, where she had finished fourth

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sydney 2000 bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari expects weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to win medal
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sydney 2000 bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari expects weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to win medal

The first woman to win an Olympic medal, Malleswari said junior weightlifters are getting more opportunities to participate in international event now than 20 years ago.

Indian weightlifter Rakhi Halder breaks two national records in bronze medal winning attempt at Qatar International Cup
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Indian weightlifter Rakhi Halder breaks two national records in bronze medal winning attempt at Qatar International Cup

The Commonwealth Championship gold medallist Rakhi Halder obliterated the senior national record in both snatch and total lift with her personal best effort of 218kg (95kg in snatch + 123 kg in clean and jerk) on Sunday night

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins gold in women's 49kg category to open India's account at Qatar International Cup
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Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins gold in women's 49kg category to open India's account at Qatar International Cup

Chanu won gold with an effort of 194kg in the Olympic qualifying event, the points from which will come in handy when the final rankings for Tokyo 2020 cut are done.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Former bronze medal winner Karnam Malleswari says 'all athletes should give trials' ahead of Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Former bronze medal winner Karnam Malleswari says 'all athletes should give trials' ahead of Games

The first Indian woman to win a medal at the Olympics, Malleswari also said she is hoping for a good showing by weightlifter Mirabai Chanu in Tokyo

World Weightlifting Championships 2019: Mirabai Chanu betters own national record but misses out on medal by 3kgs
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World Weightlifting Championships 2019: Mirabai Chanu betters own national record but misses out on medal by 3kgs

Mirabai Chanu lifted a personal best in all the three sections. In snatch she lifted 87kg followed by 114kg in clean and jerk for a total of 201kg.

World Weightlifting Championships: India's Jhilli Dalabehera fails to clear women's 45kg snatch event
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World Weightlifting Championships: India's Jhilli Dalabehera fails to clear women's 45kg snatch event

In a disappointing start to India's campaign, Jhilli Dalabehera failed to register a single lift in the snatch section of the women's 45kg event at the World Weightlifting Championships on Wednesday.

World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat en route to earning Tokyo Olympics berth
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World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat en route to earning Tokyo Olympics berth

Mirabai Chanu, who had won the gold in the 48kg category at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships, remains India's brightest medal prospect but she needs to significantly step up her game to salvage hopes of a podium finish.

Weightlifting World Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian contingent
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Weightlifting World Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian contingent

Mirabai, who missed the 2018 edition of the event, has made a strong comeback from a lower back injury that had kept her out of action for nearly nine months.

Mirabai Chanu worried about lower back injury flare-up from last year, eager to perform at World Championships in September
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Mirabai Chanu worried about lower back injury flare-up from last year, eager to perform at World Championships in September

Mirabai Chanu says her lower back injury from last year still worries her even after recovering since the cause for that injury could never be ascertained