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Disability doesn’t deter these Gujarat village girls from playing cricket

These two differently-abled women have proved that nothing is impossible to achieve if you have your hard work done in the right...

Polio didn’t stop this woman from becoming a six-time world champion in chess

Jennitha Anto is an international chess champion from Trichy. She is a wheelchair user who was affected by polio at the age...
Sharad Kumar

Being a JNU alumnus, the violence breaks my heart — Sharad Kumar

While the promises of India becoming a superpower by 2020 were doing rounds in the mind of people, the country woke up...

Despite administrative unrest, Indian para-athletes took big leap in 2019

2019 was a breakthrough year for many Indian athletes as they soared above expectations to leave a mark in the international field....
Sanjeev Kumar

Ahead of Tokyo 2020, poor funding has let para-shuttler Sanjeev Kumar down

For Sanjeev Kumar, India's ace para-shuttler, the future looks bleak as he is struggling to gather funds to support his dream for...
Manasi Joshi

Delighted to be in list where I am woman athlete, not disabled: Manasi Joshi

In August this year, PV Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian woman to clinch a BWF World Championship crown as...
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Pramod Bhagat nominated for BWF Male Para-Badminton Player of the Year award

India's number one ranked para men's badminton player Pramod Bhagat has been nominated for the Male Para-Badminton Player of the Year award,...
Niranjan Mukund

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

India has always been a nation that has prided itself in the courage and the passion that has been exhibited by its...

To live with a disability is a victory in itself: Para-shooter Avani Lekhara

“The car accident in February 2012 completely disrupted my movements and made me wheelchair-bound. It left me powerless.” For every gilt-edged success...

Deepa Malik stresses on need for sportsmen to deal with mental health issues

Khel Ratna awardee Deepa Malik has laid emphasis on the need for sportsmen to adapt to new changes and face challenges in...

WATCH: Going strong at 41, para-shuttler Anand Kumar vyes Olympic medal

Diagnosed with polio in the right leg and right hand, and have had to wade through complex surgeries since birth, para-shuttler Anand Kumar had...
India Para Badminton

Indian Para-Badminton players win 7 medals, including 2 gold at Tokyo Test Event

Indian para-badminton players shine at Hulic Daihatsu Japan Para-Badminton International 2019, the Tokyo Test event ahead of Paralympics 2020, clinching seven medals....
Sundar Singh Gurjar

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

The World Para Athletics Championships 2019 ended with a bang as six world records were broken on Day 9, also the last...
Sharad kumar

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

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...
Sandeep Chaudhary

Paralympics 2020: India ensure largest ever contingent as 21 players qualify

largest ever contingent will turn out from India in the Paralympics, breaking the previous best being 19 members who represented India in Rio 2016.
Yogesh Kathuniya

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

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

Para-shuttler Anand Kumar dreams of winning an Olympic medal at 41

Diagnosed with polio in the right leg and right hand, Anand Kumar always traversed on the difficult road.
Sundar Singh Gurjar

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

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.
Sundar Singh Gurjar

2019 World Para Athletics Championships: Sundar Singh Gurjar wins gold; India seal 3 quotas...

While Sundar Singh Gurjar won the gold, Ajeet Singh bagged bronze and Rinku Hooda finished fourth, thus confirming three Paralympic quotas for India.
Sandeep Chaudhury

2 World Records in 40 seconds!

India’s top javelin throwers Sandeep Chaudhary and Sumit Antil stole the show on the second day of the Dubai 2019 World Para...