Full list of athletes nominated for the Arjuna Award

The Arjuna Award selection committee has nominated 17 sportspersons for the prestigious award. The awards have been handed out since 1961(by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports) to recognise and applaud extraordinary performances in the field of sport. The…

Interesting facts about Devendra Jhajharia

Indian athletes continued their strong showing at the 2016 Paralympics. The latest was Devendra Jhajharia who won gold in the men’s javelin throw F46. Here are 5 interesting facts about Devendra Jhajharia. Also Read: Devendra Jhajharia scripts history at the…

3 Indians who stand a bright chance for a podium finish in Paralympics

India has started its medal rally in Paralympics, by winning a gold and a bronze medal in the high jump event, thanks to Mariyappan Thagavelu and Varun Singh Bhati respectively. Let us hope that these are the firsts for many…

Five Interesting things to know about Mariyappan Thangavelu

Mariyappan Thangavelu has become the first Indian to stand on the highest position in podium, in Rio de Janerio, this summer. He has led us to believe that no hurdle is high enough to be unclimbable through his feat of…

India strike gold in Paralympics men’s high jump

India woke up, Saturday morning, to the news that their athletes had opened the country’s medal tally at the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Mariyappan Thangavelu clinched the gold medal while compatriot Varun Singh Bhati also got on to the podium with bronze. Both…

Five things to look forward to in Paralympics 2016

Rio Olympics 2016 has drawn to a close successfully. There had been a wide fan following in that event and India managed to bag 2 medals, 1 silver and 1 bronze. The next stop for the fans is Rio Paralympics…