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Mar 26, 2018
Suvarna Raj rues lack of facilities after accommodation issues mar National Para Athletics Championships in PanchkulaMedal-winning Indian para-athlete Suvarna Raj, who is taking part in the 18th National Para Athletics Championships at Panchkula, lamented the poor facilities for the physically challenged at the venue, where apparently even the toilets are not accessible.
Oct 04, 2017
Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment October nominees: Anu, the 'blade girl'The heart-warming moment when Anu being welcomed back into her school playground is one of the nominees for October’s Laureus Best Sporting Moment.
Aug 29, 2017
Khel Ratna winner Devendra Jhajharia wants state governments to provide more support to disabled athletesJavelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia is the only Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals
Aug 15, 2017
Para-athlete Madhu Bagri alleges ill-treatment, off-loading by SpiceJet; claim refuted by airlineMadhu Bagri, a wheelchair tennis player, said that she had booked herself on a SpiceJet flight from Tirupati to Hyderabad. But she was later evicted from the aircraft.
Aug 05, 2017
Coach Satyanarayana says Dronacharya Award nomination boost for para-athletesNoted athletics coach Satyanarayana, mentor of Mariyappan Thangavelu, who won a gold in the Rio Paralympics in 2016, says being recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya Award is a recognition not for him alone but for para-athletes too.
Aug 04, 2017
Mariyappan Thangavelu, Anthony Amalraj delighted at being recommended for Arjuna AwardsTamil 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.
Jul 25, 2017
Para Athletics Championship 2017: India end campaign with five medals including a goldIndia ended their World Para Athletics Championship campaign with five medals, including a gold on Sunday.
Jul 23, 2017
Para Athletics Championship 2017: India's Sharad Kumar wins silver in high jump, Varun Bhati clinches bronzeSharad cleared a personal best height of 1.84m to win the silver while Bhati — a Rio Paralympics medallist, leaped 1.77m to earn a podium finish.
Jul 18, 2017
Para Athletics Championships: Amit Saroha clinches silver in men's club throw event, sets Asian recordAmit's best throw of 30.25 metres, which came in his third attempt, fetched him the silver medal.
Jul 15, 2017
Para Athletics Championships: Sundar Singh Gurjar wins javelin gold, gives India its first medalSundar, 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.