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Silver for Sharad, Thangavelu & Vinay win bronze at World Para-Athletics Championships

Sharad kumar
Two-time Asian Para Games champion Sharad Kumar cleared the bar with season’s best 1.83 metres to clinch the silver besides booking Tokyo 2020 slots along with Mariyappan Thangavelu at the Dubai 2019 World Para-Athletics Championships on Thursday.  Mariyappan, a Rio 2016 gold medallist, settled for bronze with season’s best performance of 1.80 metres which...

Yogesh Kathuniya wins bronze at World Para-Athletics Championships, earns Olympic quota

Yogesh Kathuniya
Indian thrower Yogesh Kathuniya claimed bronze in men’s discus throw F56 final at the World Para-Athletics Championships.

Para-athletes to vie for Tokyo 2020 slots at National Para Athletics Championships

The championships will be the first major competition to be organised by the newly elected Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) headed by decorated para-athlete Deepa Malik, a silver medallist in Rio 2016 Paralympics.

World Disability Day: 5 inspiring athletes who conquered physical obstacles to make India proud

Niranjan Mukund
India has always been a nation that has prided itself in the courage and the passion that has been exhibited by its sports stars. Be it batting poverty or societal norms, a vast number of world-beaters have challenged various obstacles en route glory. The stories of the para-athletes gets even more inspiring, as they not only managed...

India seal 9 medals and 13 Paralympics spots at World Para Athletics Championships

Sundar Singh Gurjar
The World Para Athletics Championships 2019 ended with a bang as six world records were broken on Day 9, also the last day of the event, that was being held at Dubai. All in all, the fortnight saw 50 World Records being broken - 16 more than the mark of 34 world records that had been made...

Month-long rest helped Gurjar win double medal at World Para Athletics Championships

Sundar Singh Gurjar
Sundar hurled the javelin to a distance of 61.22 metres in his sixth attempt, enough to jump to the top of the results table tumbling Sri Lanka's Dinesh Mudiyanselage.

2 World Records in 40 seconds!

Sandeep Chaudhury
India’s top javelin throwers Sandeep Chaudhary and Sumit Antil stole the show on the second day of the Dubai 2019 World Para Athletics Championships taking the one-two podium for India in the men’s Javelin F64 finals. The evening became even more special for the world record holder Indian duo as they bettered their own...

Sandeep Chaudhury wins gold at World Para Athletics Championships

Sandeep Chaudhury
Indian para-athlete javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhury wins gold at the World Para Athletics Championships on Friday in Dubai, UAE in combined F 42-64 category.

India eye Tokyo 2020 berth as World Para Athletics Championships starts today

Sundar singh gurjar World Para Athletics Championships
Team India coach Naval Singh said his athletes are eager to go out in confident targeting eight medals.

Managing the medals: A peek into India’s Paralympic World

“You see, what you promise for the future, is strengthened by what you have done in the past. You have done nothing in the past, and promise everything in the future, your credibility suffers!” India’s former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao said this in response to Shekar Gupta’s question about why discussions about India’s...