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With two Olympic gold medal in his kitty, Devendra Jhajharia, with his javelin, is aiming for the third at Tokyo Paralympics

The whole of India is rejoicing Neeraj Chopra’s win at the Tokyo Olympics. However, unbeknownst to probably most of India’s population, an Indian, Devendra Jhajharia, is the proud winner of 2 gold medals in Javelin Throw at 2 separate editions of the biggest sporting spectacle in the world.  The thing …

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It’s an individual Olympic gold for India; Neeraj Chopra touches the summit after 13 years

On a watershed day for Indian Athletics, Neeraj Chopra bags an Olympic Gold Medal, in the Men’s Javelin Throw event. This is India’s second-ever individual Olympic gold medal after Abhinav Bindra’s gold in Beijing, 2008. Neeraj Chopra recorded the final-winning throw of 87.58m in his second attempt. His first attempt …

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The men won, the eves lost; but with heads high, both scripted a turn around for Indian Hockey

The Indian Men’s Hockey team won their bronze medal match against Germany by 5-4, whereas the Women’s Team went down to Great Britain by 4-3 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. But the spirited performance by both the teams in this Olympics will continue to inspire generations. Win for the Men …

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Day 12 Glory: Neeraj Chopra began his Olympic campaign with a massive 86.65m throw in Men’s Javelin

India’s ace Javelin thrower, Neeraj Chopra, began his maiden Olympic campaign on a strong note after he achieved direct qualification for the final of the Men’s Javelin Throw event at Tokyo 2020 Olympics after registering a 86.65m throw with his first attempt. Johannes Vetter from Germany, was arguably everyone’s bet …

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Day 10 Glory: On a historic day for Indian Hockey, the Indian Women’s Team reached the semi-finals of the Olympics

History was created at the Oi Hockey Stadium — North Pitch – after the Indian Women’s Hockey Team recorded a 1-0 win over Australia in the quarter finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.  Three-time Olympic champion, Australia, seemed to be the favourite to win the match on paper. But the …

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Day 9 Glory- Bronze for PV Sindhu; becomes the only female Indian athlete to lift two individual Olympic medals

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu, bounced back after a disappointing defeat at the hands of Tai Tzu Ying in the semi-final of the women’s singles, with a victory to secure the Bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.  P V Sindhu’s naturally aggressive style of play was just too much for  He …

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Day 8 Glory: Kamalpreet Kaur hits qualification mark of 64.00m; storms into the final of the Women’s Discus Throw

Patiala-born discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur achieved automatic qualification to the finals of the Women’s Discus Throw at Tokyo 2020 after she achieved a second-place finish with a 64.00m effort.  The COVID-19 pandemic took a heavy toll on Kamalpreet Singh. She experienced depression due to being idle at home. She had …

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Day 7 Glory: Lovlina Borgohain stuns former world champion Nien-Chin to assure India another medal for India in Tokyo 2020

23-year-old Indian Boxer Lovlina Borgohain caused a huge upset in the quarter finals of the Women’s Welterweight category by beating former world champion, Nien-Chin from Chinese Taipei. Thus, she not only secured a berth in the semi-finals of the event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but also assured the nation …

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