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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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featureathletics23 days 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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newsathletics24 days 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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featureathleticsa month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Athletics Team (Track and Road)

Apart from the two silver medals claimed at the 1900 Paris Olympics, India's achievement in athletics at the mega-event is as good as nothing. However, the ever-determined young brigade is on a mission to break the trend once the 2021 Tokyo Olympics gets underway later this year.
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newsathleticsa month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Mental aspect will be important at the Games, asserts Murali Sreeshankar

Tokyo-bound Indian long jumper Murali Sreeshankar feels that the mental aspect will play a key role at the Olympics and he is working on how to perform well in spite of the pressure. The Kerala-based athlete is optimistic of participating in a few competitions in Asia ahead of the Olympics,
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newsathleticsa month 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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newsathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian women's relay team likely to miss Olympic qualifiers

The women’s 100m squad, which was all set for qualification to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, will miss out on the upcoming World Relays, a qualifying event, owing to the cancellation of a connected flight to Poland. The suspension of flights was due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases in India.
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newsathletics2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We are confident of qualifying in the 4*100m event, asserts Hima Das

Indian sprinter Hima Das is confident that the women’s 4*100m relay team, which she is also a part of, will qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics during the World Athletics Relay, in Poland, next month. Apart from the 'Dhing Express, national record holder Dutee Chand will also feature in the event.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Dutee Chand to undergo one-week quarantine before preparing for World Relays

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will stay in quarantine for one week, at Patiala’s National Sports Institute before she starts preparing for next month’s World Relays. During the seven-day period, she won’t be able to train on the main synthetic track, use the main gymnasium or enter the dining hall.
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newsathletics3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Should be fit to win an Olympics berth by June, asserts Jinson Johnson

Indian sprinter Jinson Johnson is confident that he is going to recover from his injury by June and qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The Kerala-based athlete is eyeing the Inter-State Athletics Championship, to be held in Bangalore as his comeback as well as book a Tokyo berth in the same.
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