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CSK honours Tokyo 2020 gold medallist Neeraj Chopra with Rs 1 crore cash prize, special jersey
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CSK honours Tokyo 2020 gold medallist Neeraj Chopra with Rs 1 crore cash prize, special jersey

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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto says official costs of Games will be known early next year
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto says official costs of Games will be known early next year

Although the official cost for Tokyo 2020 has been listed as $15.4 billion, several government audits have shown costs may be much higher. Olympic costs are notoriously difficult to track, but no matter the actual cost, most of it is public money.

Neeraj Chopra meets Abhinav Bindra, says his Tokyo gold medal meets 'elder sibling from Beijing'
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Neeraj Chopra meets Abhinav Bindra, says his Tokyo gold medal meets 'elder sibling from Beijing'

The javelin star from Haryana additionally got a puppy named 'Tokyo' as a gift from Bindra, who won gold in men's 10m air rifle in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Beijing Winter Olympics: IOC urges teams to ask for more vaccines ahead of next year's Games
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Beijing Winter Olympics: IOC urges teams to ask for more vaccines ahead of next year's Games

Health officials in China said this week that more than one billion people, or 72 percent of the country's 1.4 billion citizens, have been fully vaccinated.

After record-setting Tokyo 2020, PCI aims for 25 medals, including 10 golds, at Paris 2024
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After record-setting Tokyo 2020, PCI aims for 25 medals, including 10 golds, at Paris 2024

India's Paralympians returned from Tokyo 2020 with an unprecedented medal haul of five golds, eight silver and six bronze medals. This was India's best-ever Paralympics campaign.

What makes PM Modi nervous? Here's what he told India's Tokyo Paralympians
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What makes PM Modi nervous? Here's what he told India's Tokyo Paralympians

Thursday morning was a special one for the Paralympians who were able to experience the personal touch of the PM while he connected with them during the function

Meal fit for Olympic heroes: When Punjab CM Amarinder Singh cooked for, served Neeraj Chopra and Co
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Meal fit for Olympic heroes: When Punjab CM Amarinder Singh cooked for, served Neeraj Chopra and Co

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh hosted Tokyo 2020 stars like Neeraj Chopra and Manpreet Singh over dinner on Wednesday where he not only cooked meals for them, but was also seen serving them personally.

After Tokyo high, PCI targets creating certified classifiers, streamlining competition structure
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After Tokyo high, PCI targets creating certified classifiers, streamlining competition structure

After India’s record-setting haul of 19 medals at Tokyo Paralympics, Deepa Malik, head of PCI, said they will look to capitalise on the momentum by creating more certified classifiers in the country, holding timely selection trails, and conducting timely Nationals.

Suhas Yathiraj says he's 'never been so happy and disappointed at same time' after silver at Tokyo 2020
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Suhas Yathiraj says he's 'never been so happy and disappointed at same time' after silver at Tokyo 2020

A computer engineer, Suhas Yathiraj became an IAS officer in 2007 and was at the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic as Noida's District Magistrate.

Rescues, romance, history: Top moments from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
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Rescues, romance, history: Top moments from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

As the Paralympic Games draw to a close on Sunday, here's a recap some of the stories that will be remembered:

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Pramod Bhagat, Suhas Yathiraj, Krishna Nagar enter badminton finals
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Pramod Bhagat, Suhas Yathiraj, Krishna Nagar enter badminton finals

The 33-year-old Bhagat, the current world No 1, secured a 21-11, 21-16 win over Japan's Daisuke Fujihara in the first SL3 class semi-finals that lasted 36 minutes.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: 'The stuff of dreams', Twitterati hail shooters Manish Narwal, Singhraj Adhana's medal-winning feats
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: 'The stuff of dreams', Twitterati hail shooters Manish Narwal, Singhraj Adhana's medal-winning feats

Twitterati were overwhelmed by Manish Narwal and fellow shooter Singhraj Adhana's medal-winning feat at Paralympics. Here's how they reacted.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: After acing three shoot-offs for bronze medal, annual progress review awaits PhD student Harvinder Singh
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: After acing three shoot-offs for bronze medal, annual progress review awaits PhD student Harvinder Singh

At Tokyo’s Yumenoshima Archery Ranges, it wasn’t just time that was testing Harvinder. During his matches, the weather also played tricks. It was raining on some occasions, and windy at other times.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: 'Not satisfied, could've done better,' says Avani Lekhara
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: 'Not satisfied, could've done better,' says Avani Lekhara

"I was not satisfied with the gold only (laughs), when I won the gold, I wanted to fire that last shot better...so this bronze is definitely not satisfying," Lekhara said.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: 'Performance for the ages,' — Twitter reacts to Avani Lekhara's medal
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: 'Performance for the ages,' — Twitter reacts to Avani Lekhara's medal

Avani Lekhara totalled 445.9 to finish ahead of Ukraine's Iryna Shchetnik, who let slip her grip on the medal spot with a poor third shot of 9.9 in the elimination.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: President, Prime Minister congratulate Praveen Kumar on high jump silver
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: President, Prime Minister congratulate Praveen Kumar on high jump silver

Competing in his debut Paralympics, Kumar (18) set a new Asian record with a 2.07-metre jump to finish behind Great Britain's Jonathan Broom-Edwards, who notched up his season's best of 2.10 metre for the gold.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Bhagat-Kohli pair in semis as India's badminton dominance continues
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Bhagat-Kohli pair in semis as India's badminton dominance continues

Bhagat, who had qualified for the men's singles SL3 event on Thursday, and Kohli beat Thailand's Siripong Teamarrom and Nipada Saensupa 21-15 21-19 in a 29-minute clash to finish second in Group B.

Images of Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Defining pictures from Day 9 of the Games
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Images of Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Defining pictures from Day 9 of the Games

The defining images from Day 9 of the Tokyo Paralympics and the stories powering the men and women photographed.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Afghanistan's Zakia Khudadadi makes her bow after difficult month
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Afghanistan's Zakia Khudadadi makes her bow after difficult month

Zakia Khudadadi was one of the two Afghan para-athletes who arrived in Tokyo days after the Tokyo Paralympics opened, fleeing Kabul for Paris, and then on to Tokyo.

Defining images from Day 8 of the Tokyo Paralympics where grit reigned supreme
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Defining images from Day 8 of the Tokyo Paralympics where grit reigned supreme

The most defining images from Day 8 of the Tokyo Paralympics.