IMAGE: Devendra Jhajharia of India competes. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes /Reuters. India's only para-athlete to win two Paralympics gold medals, Devendra Jhajharia is overwhelmed to have found a 'fan' in country's Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra, which he feels would motivated him to go for his second yellow metal at the upcoming World Championships. Jhajharia won his maiden Paralympic gold in Athens 2004, four years before Bindra became the only Indian individual Olympic gold medallist ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Tokyo Olympic organisers on Wednesday called on the Japanese public to donate old smartphones and other old electronic devices to help make medals for the 2020 Games. In a push to give the Olympics an environmentally friendly hue, Tokyo's organising committee ...DNA, 1 month ago
It was a year which P V Sindhu made memorable for all Indians with a historic silver medal at the Rio Olympics and Sakshi Malik became the darling of the nation with her bronze medal in wrestling. Deepa Malik defied all odds to clinch a Paralympic medal at the Rio Games while Dipa Karmakar made Produnova a household name in India after her magical showing in Rio, finishing a close fourth. Virat Kohli lit up the cricketing field with his batting while Ravichandran Ashwin's spin sent the visiting ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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