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newsathletics4 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Fully prepared for the Games, not feeling any pressure, asserts Shivpal Singh

Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh stated that he is fully prepared for the Olympics and is not feeling any pressure at the moment. The athlete is confident regarding his prospects at the mega-event and insists that he is going to come back after winning a medal for his country.
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newsathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Neeraj Chopra reaches Portugal, will return to international competition on June 10

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has reached Portugal ahead of an event that starts in Lisbon, on June 10 and will also mark his return to the international circuit after a one-year gap. The last international competition that Neeraj took part was in South Africa in January last year.
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featureathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Athletics Team (Field)

Neeraj Chopra, one of India’s brightest medal prospects at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, leads the charge for India in athletics in field events. However, we cannot ignore the likes the Shivpal Singh, Murali Sreeshankar and Kamalpreet Kaur who are equally talented and aiming for glory at the spectacle
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newsathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Neeraj Chopra gets France visa, set to ramp up preparations in Europe

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will return to international action after a gap of a year, with him heading to Europe for a training-cum-competition tour in the build-up to the Olympics. Neeraj will observe a 10-day quarantine in France, following which he will feature in a few competitions.
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newsathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Difficult to prepare for Games without international competitions, states Neeraj Chopra

In spite of full-throttle training at the moment, Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra feels that he needs international competition in the build-up to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The athlete is one of India's brightest medal prospects at the Games, which is set to start on July 23.
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newsathletics5 months ago

Indian Grand Prix 2021 | Neeraj Chopra battles wind to shatter his national record at Indian Grand Prix

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra shattered his national record to script a new one with a throw of 88.07m during the third Indian Grand Prix. One of India’s brightest medal prospects, the athlete has already qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics last year during an event in South Africa
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newsathletics5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Would be good if athletes get vaccinated before Games, asserts Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra - one of India’s primary medal prospects in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics has stated that it would be good if the athletes can get vaccinated for Covid-19 before the mega event kicks-off. The Sports Minister has already announced that the athletes would be vaccinated on priority.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games | Neeraj Chopra achieves Qualifying standard

Neeraj Chopra marked a memorable comeback to competitive throwing, registering a best throw of 87.86m to win the ACNW League Meeting in Potchefstroom. With the throw, the reigning Commonwealth and Asian Champion became the first Indian javelin thrower to qualify for the Olympics in Tokyo.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das named among national campers for period leading up to 2020 Olympics

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and teenage quarter-miler Hima Das appeared among the list of national campers named by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the period up to the Tokyo Olympics next year. Dutee Chand has been named as part of the nine-member 4x100m relay team.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Athletics Federation of India asks Neeraj Chopra to pull out of nationals

Fearing that the star javeline thrower would further exacerbate his injury, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has asked Neeraj Chopra to pull out of the upcoming National Open Athletics meet. The athlete, sideline for a year with elbow injury, had to skip the World Championships in Doha.
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