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Javelin throw

Neeraj Chopra creates history, wins first gold for India in track and field

Neeraj Chopra began his quest for medal with a massive throw of 87.03 meters and was leading the pack after the end of first attempt

07 Aug 2021 6:17 PM

Aiming for 68m in Tokyo Paralympics, Jhajharia wants to break the world record again

Devendra Jhajharia is India's greatest Paralympian, having won the gold in the 2004 and 2016 Games, both with record breaking throws,

01 Jul 2021 7:42 PM

CWG 2018: Neeraj Chopra wins 1st gold for India in javelin event

Chopra went on to claim a gold medal with a season's best effort of 86.47m.

14 Apr 2018 12:03 PM

World Athletics C'ships: Davinder Kang becomes first Indian to qualify for javelin throw finals

Kang surpassed the automatic qualification mark in third and final throw by sending the iron spear to a distance of 84.22 meters.

11 Aug 2017 11:42 AM

Sundar Singh Gurjar strikes gold in javelin throw at World Para Athletic Championships

This was nothing less than redemption for Gurjar, who suffered a miserable heartbreak at the Rio Olympics two years ago.

15 Jul 2017 1:45 PM


Need to mork on my technique: Neeraj Chopra

The 19-year-old Haryana athlete will be seen in action at the Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar.

07 Jul 2017 12:14 AM

Neeraj Chopra’s training in disarray after coach quits

Chopra’s performance peaked under Calvert’s tutelage as he qualified for August’s world championships at the Grand Prix in China this month.

06 May 2017 12:28 AM