Paralympics

Tokyo Paralympics champion Pramod Bhagat nominated for Para Badminton Player of Year

The 33-year-old Bhagat, who had contracted polio when he was four years old, picked up the sport after watching his neighbours play.

published on : 11th November 2021

Paralympics bronze winner Sharad diagnosed with heart inflammation, awaiting more test results

Sharad Kumar, who won a bronze in the T-42 high jump event in the Tokyo Paralympics on August 31, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences after experiencing chest congestion.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Paralympics bronze winner Sharad Kumar admitted to AIIMS, says feeling better

Sharad Kumar, who won a bronze in the T-42 high jump event in the Tokyo Paralympics on August 31, was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi four days ago, after experiencing chest congestion.

published on : 20th September 2021

Sharad Kumar among four para-athletes recommended for Khel Ratna

Javelin thrower Sumit Antil and shooter Avani Lekhara's names have been recommended for Arjuna Award.

published on : 18th September 2021

At e-auction of PM's mementos, Lovlina Borgohain's gloves receive highest bid

Neeraj Chopra's javelin which gave India its sole gold in the 2020 Olympics has drawn a bid of over Rs 1.55 crore while its base price is Rs 1 crore.

published on : 17th September 2021

I get motivation, inspiration from you all: PM Narendra Modi to para athletes

PM Narendra Modi recognised, exhorted, lauded and patted the para athletes for their incredible performance in the Tokyo Paralympics.

published on : 12th September 2021

I learnt to stay calm under pressure from Sachin Tendulkar: Paralympics gold medallist Pramod Bhagat

Pramod Bhagat clinched India's first Paralympics gold with a straight-game win over Daniel Bethell in the SL3 class finals in Tokyo last week.

published on : 12th September 2021

Rajasthan: Library on wheels, Paralympians' return and more

Four players from Rajasthan had won five medals at the Paralympics.

published on : 12th September 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik greets para-badminton champ Pramod Bhagat with Rs 6 crores, government job   

Para badminton gold medallist Pramod Bhagat also said he would be interested to serve in a sports-related position or as a Deputy Collector. 

published on : 11th September 2021

After being denied Paralympic bronze, jobless Vinod Kumar faces uncertain future

While he was preparing for the Paralympics, his grocery shop, which was being run from a rented place, had shut down rendering Vinod jobless.

published on : 10th September 2021

Ex-captain of India's wheelchair cricket team Rajendra Dhami turns coach for para-athletes in Uttarakhand

Pithoragarh district administration has decided to employ him as a coach to train para-athletes in his home district only. 

published on : 10th September 2021

PM Modi hosts India Paralympic contingent, presented with autographed stole

Indian para-athletes returned from Tokyo on the back of a sensational campaign that saw them win an unparalleled 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze.

published on : 9th September 2021

From field to auto, this TN para athlete hopes for U-turn

People are ready to sponsor a start-up or a petty shop. But when it comes to sports, they ask ‘What are you going to achieve by doing this?’,” said Porchezhiyan.

published on : 8th September 2021

Practice of tie shots, breathing exercises gave dividends, says Paralympic medallist archer Harvinder Singh

Singh had dengue when he was just one-and-half years old and a local doctor administered him an injection that had an adverse effect and his legs stopped working properly.

published on : 7th September 2021

Para-athletes make history, create ideal launch pad

Sports, be it Olympics or Paralympics, suddenly has transcended the boundaries of stadia and grounds in the country.

published on : 7th September 2021
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