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Watch: Neeraj Chopra turns Black Panther for upcoming Marvel movie

Marvel Studios has released a new promotional video featuring the top athlete of the country on their social media handles.

  • Friday, 28 October 2022
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Watch: After javelin star Neeraj Chopra, star shuttler PV Sindhu grooves to Garba

Sindhu was spotted enjoying the traditional dance in Ahmedabad with former shuttler Tripti Murgunde and former athlete Anju Bobby George.

  • Friday, 30 September 2022
Neeraj Chopra's Garba
WATCH | Neeraj Chopra Doing Garba In Vadodara, Gujarat – Neeraj Chopra’s Garba

WATCH | Neeraj Chopra Doing Garba In Vadodara, Gujarat – Neeraj Chopra’s Garba

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  • Thursday, 29 September 2022
Neeraj Chopra Lifts Diamond League Trophy
Feeling lonely, need more Indian athletes at top events: Neeraj Chopra on winning Diamond League Final

Chopra, the World Championships silver medallist, capped his superb season by winning the title at the Wanda Diamond League Final in Zurich on Thursday evening, becoming the first Indian to win the Diamond League Final Trophy.

  • Friday, 09 September 2022
GOLD IN DIAMOND!
Neeraj Chopra First Indian To Clinch Diamond League Trophy

India's ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinched the historical Diamond League Trophy in Zurich on Thursday. Neeraj finished 1st in the final with a massive throw of 88.44m in his second attempt. With this, the Olympics gold medalist became the first Indian to win the trophy.

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  • Friday, 09 September 2022
Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to clinch Diamond League Trophy
Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to clinch Diamond League Trophy

Chopra threw 88.44m to become the 2022 Diamond League champion in Zurich

  • Friday, 09 September 2022
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Neeraj Chopra gifts Tokyo 2020 gold-medal-winning javelin to The Olympic Museum

Indian javelin thrower and Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra gifted his javelin from Tokyo 2020 to The Olympic Museum, here on Saturday.

  • Saturday, 27 August 2022
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Had felt my season was over after groin injury: Neeraj Chopra

India's ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has said when he was forced to skip the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham due to a groin injury, he felt it was the end of his competitive season, but after the rehab in Germany he had the confidence to come back and compete in the Diamond League in Lausanne.

  • Saturday, 27 August 2022
Neeraj Chopra scripts another history, wins Lausanne Diamond League title
Neeraj Chopra scripts another history, wins Lausanne Diamond League title

Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Jakub Vadlejch finished second with a best throw of 85.88m while Curtis Thompson of USA was third with a best effort of 83.72m.

  • Saturday, 27 August 2022
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi hails Sindhu, Neeraj Chopra for recent performances
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi hails Sindhu, Neeraj Chopra for recent performances

The 4-Nations Para-Badminton International Tournament was held in Dublin, Ireland from July 11-17 this year. India had clinched 11 medals at the event, consisting of two gold, four silver and five bronze medals.

  • Sunday, 31 July 2022
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Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra ruled out of Commonwealth Games due to groin injury

Chopra had recently ended India's 19-year-long wait for a medal at the World Athletics Championships by winning silver with his best throw of 88.13 metres.

  • Tuesday, 26 July 2022
Neeraj Chopra wants to improve further after breaking national record
When Neeraj Chopra spoke about his ‘girlfriend’

During an interview, he said, “It is good but to tell the truth, I am focusing on my game.”

  • Sunday, 24 July 2022
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Beyond Neeraj: Others in the fray for track and field medals

Sreeshankar will also be joined in the competition by Muhammad Anees Yahiya, who like Sreeshankar will be making his debut at the Commonwealth.

  • Sunday, 24 July 2022
World Athletics Championships: India's Neeraj Chopra wins silver medal
Watch: India's Neeraj Chopra wins historic silver medal at World Athletics Championships

Neeraj Chopra secures a throw of 88.13 meters in his fourth attempt in men's Javelin finals

  • Sunday, 24 July 2022
Neeraj Chopra qualifies for maiden World C'ships final with 88.39m throw
Neeraj Chopra qualifies for maiden World C'ships final with 88.39m throw

Chopra, who has a personal best of 89.94m, had competed in the 2017 London World Championships with the hope of at least making it to the finals

  • Friday, 22 July 2022
Neeraj Chopra touches feet of elderly fan, humility wins hearts of millions
Watch: Neeraj Chopra touches feet of elderly fan, humility wins hearts of millions

In a recent video that went viral on various social media platforms, the Golden Boy was found touching the feet of an elderly person who came to congratulate him. 

  • Saturday, 02 July 2022
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Don't think being an Olympic champion will put pressure on me at Worlds: Neeraj Chopra

Continuing his superb form, Chopra broke the national record again with a throw of 89.94m to finish second in the Stockholm Diamond League 2022 in Sweden on Thursday.

  • Friday, 01 July 2022
Stockholm Diamond League: Neeraj Chopra breaks national record with throw of 89.94m
Stockholm Diamond League: Neeraj Chopra breaks national record with throw of 89.94m

The Indian javelin ace fell just six centimetres short of the elusive 90m mark but he bettered his personal best of 89.30m, set earlier this month at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland.

  • Friday, 01 July 2022
Kuortane Games: Neeraj Chopra clinches gold with a throw of 86.69 metres
Kuortane Games: Neeraj Chopra clinches gold with a throw of 86.69 metres

Chopra's first throw, measuring 86.69m, was enough for him to clinch the top spot on the podium.

  • Sunday, 19 June 2022
Neeraj Chopra wants to improve further after breaking national record
Neeraj Chopra wants to improve further after breaking national record

Neeraj Chopra said that the event gave him a confidence boost and now he aims to improve upon what he learned at the Paavo Nurmi Games.

  • Thursday, 16 June 2022
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Neeraj Chopra shatters own national record in first competition after Tokyo Olympics gold

Chopra's rival and friend Johannes Vetter of Germany, who has a maximum number of 90m-plus throws among the active javelin throwers, was set to take part in the Paavo Nurmi Games but had withdrawn.

  • Wednesday, 15 June 2022
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Not worried about my rivals, want to hit 90-metre mark this season: Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj is currently working hard on his body, strength as well honing his skills with his coach Klaus Bartonietz at the training base in Turkey.

  • Sunday, 22 May 2022
Padma Shri For Neeraj
WATCH | Tokyo Olympics Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra On Receiving Padma Shri

WATCH | Tokyo Olympics Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra On Receiving Padma Shri

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  • Tuesday, 29 March 2022
President Kovind Confers Padma Awards To Pratibha Ray, Neeraj Chopra, Pramod Bhagat Among Others
President Kovind Confers Padma Awards To Pratibha Ray, Neeraj Chopra, Pramod Bhagat Among Others

Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were the Vice President of India, Prime Minister and Union Minister for Home Affairs, a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

  • Monday, 28 March 2022
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Olympic Champion Neeraj Chopra Nominated For Laureus World Breakthrough Of The Year Award

He was clubbed alongside tennis stars Daniil Medvedev and Emma Raducanu among others in the shortlist.

  • Wednesday, 02 February 2022
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WATCH: Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra’s Reaction After Being Awarded Padma Shri and PVSM

Tokyo Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra has been conferred with Padma Shri and Param Vishisht Seva Medal.

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  • Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Next Neeraj Chopra?
Another Neeraj Chopra In The Making! 15-YO Javelin Thrower Rohan Yadav's Training Video Goes Viral

Another Neeraj Chopra In The Making! 15-YO Javelin Thrower Rohan Yadav's Training Video Goes Viral

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  • Friday, 21 January 2022
Contract Of Neeraj Chopra's Coach Klaus Bartonietz Extended Till 2024 Paris Olympics: AFI
Contract Of Neeraj Chopra's Coach Klaus Bartonietz Extended Till 2024 Paris Olympics: AFI

The AFI also said that the 400m coach Galina Bukharina will also remain at the helm of affairs till the end of this year's Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

  • Sunday, 02 January 2022
Neeraj Chopra To Participate In CWG, Asian Games, World Championship
Neeraj Chopra To Participate In CWG, Asian Games, World Championship

Chopra said he will try to accommodate as many of these important events as possible in his schedule. He said he will participate in all big events unless there is a very short gap between them.

  • Thursday, 30 December 2021
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'Golden Boy' Neeraj Chopra To Launch PM's Mission

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Ministry of Education are working on running this as a 'Meet the Champions' programme over the next two years. The school visits by the Olympians would begin from January next year.

  • Wednesday, 01 December 2021
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Khel Ratna Award: Exclusive Interview With Neeraj Chopra, Pramod Bhagat And Shikhar Dhawan

Chopra made the country proud by winning the first-ever gold in javelin throw at the Tokyo Olympics, 2020 while Bhagat made history by clinching a gold medal in badminton in the recently concluded Tokyo Paralympics. Dhawan has been making India proud with his outstanding performance in all the formats of cricket.

  • Sunday, 14 November 2021
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KBC 13: Olympic Stars Neeraj Chopra, PR Sreejesh To Grace Show In Shaandaar Shukravaar

The upcoming 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' special episode of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) 13’ will be a thrilling one! Because this week India’s golden boy Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and hockey star PR Sreejesh will grace the show.

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  • Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Neeraj Chopra, PR Sreejesh
Neeraj Chopra, PR Sreejesh To Appear Next On 'KBC 13' Hotseat

Sports stalwarts Neeraj Chopra and PR Sreejesh will be the special guests for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13's 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode on Friday

  • Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Army Names Stadium In Pune After Neeraj Chopra
Army Names Stadium In Pune After Neeraj Chopra

Chopra thanked ASI for this gesture and hopes it will inspire others to make up sports.

  • Saturday, 28 August 2021
Shershaah
For Kiara Advani, Olympic Hero Neeraj Chopra Is More Than Just A National Crush, Sidharth Calls Him Real Shershaah

Ever since his golden throw at the Tokyo Olympics, Spear Man Neeraj Chopra has become a national sensation and heartthrob among all youths, especially girls. But many of them hardly took any time to switch their crush from the Olympics star to actor Sidharth Malhotra after release of ‘Shershaah’.

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  • Wednesday, 25 August 2021
Ex-Coach Naik Has Last Laugh Over AFI As Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra Visits Residence
Ex-Coach Naik Has Last Laugh Over AFI As Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra Visits Residence

Neeraj was welcomed by Chaitra, coach Naik's wife by performing aarti (Hindu ritual to welcome winners by warding off evil spirits). Neeraj spent quality time chatting with Naik's sons Daksh and Laksh, who also sport Neeraj's style. He also played with the family's pet dog Rocky.

  • Tuesday, 24 August 2021
PM Modi Meets
PM Modi Meets & Greets Olympians After Their Successful Run At Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (Aug 16) met Indian athletes who had participated at the Olympics, where he congratulated everyone for their incredible performance at Tokyo.

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  • Monday, 16 August 2021
Neeraj Chopra Tokyo Olympics 2020
World Athletics Showcases Neeraj Chopra On Its Main Page

The AFI has decided to celebrate August 7 each year as "National Javelin Throw Day" and all states and union territories will hold events to mark the occasion.

  • Saturday, 14 August 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra Scripts History Winning First Gold For India
Olympic Champion Neeraj Chopra Rises To Second In World Rankings

The target now for Chopra is to cross the 90-metre mark to cement his place as the dominant force in Javelin throw over the next few years.

  • Thursday, 12 August 2021
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Neeraj Chopra's Gold In Tokyo Is One Of World Athletics' 10 Magical Moments

Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's gold medal-winning performance has been rated as one of the 10 magical moments of the Tokyo Olympic Games by World Athletics

  • Wednesday, 11 August 2021
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