Devender Jhajharia criticises the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award committee

Devender Jhajharia became the first paralympain to be nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, and while he is ecstatic about his nomination, he feels that it has come 12 years too late. Jhajharia is the only Indian to…

After MS Dhoni, Sushant Singh Rajput is all set to portray another Indian sporting legend

Sushant Singh Rajput is fancying himself as the ‘sport biopic’ hero of Bollywood. His impeccable portrayal of MS Dhoni amazed everyone in the film fraternity and was received with so much love by fans all around. And while the hoopla…

Devendra Jhajharia scripts history for India at the Paralympic Games

Devendra Jhajharia scripted history by becoming the first Indian athlete to win 2 Paralympic gold medals. He won it first in Athens in 2004 and today he repeated that feat by producing a stunning display of javelin throwing in Rio…

4 Visually impaired Paralympic athletes beat the reigning Olympic Gold medalist

Something incredible happened at the Paralympic games today! 4 visually impaired athletes managed to clock superior timings than the reigning Olympic gold medalist in the 1500m run. Algeria’s Abdellatif Baka won the gold medal and set a new world record…

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…

Inspirational Indian Paralympians: Part 1

The Indian contingent has 19 athletes participating in a total of 5 events in the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Similar to Summer Olympics in Rio, this is the highest ever representation for Paralympics from India. The event starts on 7th September…

Paralympic cycling champion Aditya Mehta humiliated

In a disgraceful sequence of events, Paralympic cycling champion Aditya Mehta has been strip searched not once, but twice, at Bengaluru and Delhi airports. The two-time para-cycling silver medallist at the Asian Paralympics 2013 was asked to put his belongings, including…