newsathletics1 month ago

Paris 2024 comes up with stringent entry standards for track & field competitions, only four Indians on track to make cut

The World Athletics unveiled the revised athletics qualification method for the Paris Olympics, which has caused significant worry among Indian athletes owing to the more stringent requirements. As per those standards, only four Indians would manage to qualify, as per performances till now.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Neeraj Chopra most widely reported athlete in 2022, breaks Usain Bolt's streak

Neeraj Chopra replaced Usain Bolt as the track and field athlete that received the most media attention in 2022. Chopra finished first with 812 articles, ahead of the Jamaican women's sprint quartet of Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and Shericka Jackson in the list.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Neeraj Chopra begins training in UK for 2023 season, to spend two months there

Neeraj Chopra, 2022 Tokyo Olympics winner, has started his training at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom (UK) in preparation for the 2023 campaign. The might popular Indian javelin throw ace uploaded a video of him working out on Sunday from the university's high-performance centre.
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newsathletics2 months ago

Arshad Nadeem raring to compete against friend Neeraj Chopra after recovering from injury

Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem recently had a successful operation on his elbow after he injured his elbow while competing during the CWG 2022, where he won a gold medal. Arshad Nadeem is excited to resume his long-distance throwing now that he has fully recovered from this procedure.
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newsathletics3 months ago

Neeraj Chopra lists food items he avoids, says no to 'chai'

Neeraj Chopra is a pioneer. He was the first Indian to take home a gold medal in athletics at the quadrennial extravaganza's Olympics in Tokyo; then medals from the World Championships, the Commonwealth Games, the Diamond League, and the Asian Games are also on his resume of accomplishments.
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newsathletics4 months ago

WATCH | Fresh controversy before athletics competition as official says, 'If Neeraj Chopra comes, he won't be allowed to practice'

Young Indian javelin thrower DP Manu was denied a practice session at Bengaluru's Kanteerava Stadium before the impending 2022 National Open Athletics has caused an unwelcome controversy. The official at the stadium made it clear that even Neeraj Chopra won't be allowed to practice at the venue.
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newsathletics5 months ago

WATCH | Neeraj Chopra makes most of his break, skydives in Switzerland

India's Neeraj Chopra has churned out performances in the past few months, where he managed to win the Diamond League, and a World Championship silver, to add to his gold at the Tokyo Olympics. Post his efforts, the ace athlete is taking a short break and would skip the National Games 2022.
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newsathletics5 months ago

Neeraj Chopra set to give National Games 2022 a miss

Neeraj Chopra, who won the gold medal in the javelin throw at the Tokyo Olympics, will not compete in the 2022 Indian National Games, which will take place in Gujarat from September 27 to October 10. Neeraj returned to winning ways by taking the top prize at the Lausanne Diamond League competition.
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newsathletics5 months ago

WATCH | Neeraj Chopra creates history, becomes first Indian to win Diamond League

Neeraj Chopra, the javelin throw winner from the Tokyo Olympics, won the Zurich Diamond League Final 2022 on Thursday in Switzerland, setting a new record for India. Chopra became the first Indian to win the Diamond League title with his second throw, which measured 88.44 metres.
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newsathletics5 months ago

Diamond League Final | Neeraj Chopra in action; When and where to watch

The 2022 Diamond League season is about to come to an end with the final scheduled for September 7 and 8, 2022, in Zurich, Switzerland. Neeraj Chopra, the silver-medal winner at the Worlds and the Indian Olympic champion, is anticipated to compete in the Diamond League, and win a medal too.
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