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ഹൈലൈറ്റ്: മലയാളി ഒളിമ്പിക്സ് മെഡൽ ജേതാക്കളുടെ അപൂർവസംഗമം മാനുവൽ ഫെഡറിക്കിനുള്ള ഡോ. ഷംഷീറിന്റെ സമ്മാനം നാടകീയമായി പ്രഖ്യാപിച്ച് ശ്രീജേഷ് ശ്രീജേഷിന്റെ സ്വപ്‍ന നേട്ടത്തിന് അടിത്തറ പാകിയവരെക്കൂടി ഓർക്കണമെന്ന് ഡോ ഷംഷീർ കൊച്ചി: 49 വര്‍ഷത്തെ ഇടവേള അവര്‍ക്ക് ഇടയില്‍ ഇല്ലാതായി. തനിക്ക് മുന്നേ ഈ കളിയെ നെഞ്ചേറ്റിയ മാനുവല്‍ ഫ്രെഡറിക്കിലൂടെ രാജ്യത്തിന്റെ പ്രൗഢോജ്വല ഹോക്കി കാലം പി.ആര്‍.ശ്രീജേഷ് നേരില്‍ കണ്ടു. വര്‍ഷങ്ങള്‍ക്ക് ശേഷം ഹോക്കിയില്‍ രാജ്യം കിരീടമണിഞ്ഞപ്പോള്‍ വിജയശില്പിയായ പി.ആര്‍.ശ്രീജേഷിനെ കണ്ടതും മ്യൂണിക്കില്‍ നിന്ന് വെങ്കല മെഡലുമായെത്തിയ ആ 25 കാരനെ മാനുവല്‍ ഫ്രെഡറിക്കും ...

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Tokyo Olympics: Fourth place at the Olympics is always disheartening, but I don’t have any regrets because I gave my 100%: Aditi Ashok | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s golfing sensation Aditi Ashok was just 18 when she appeared at her maiden Olympics in Rio in 2016. Aditi had finished 41st with a total score of 291. Five years down the line, Aditi, now 23, stunned everyone with her spectacular show at the Tokyo Olympics. Aditi narrowly missed out on a medal, finishing fourth with a ...

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Sayonara Tokyo, bonjour Paris: Olympic focus switches to 2024 | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

PARIS: Sayonara Tokyo, bonjour Paris. Thousands of people partied in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower on Sunday to watch the closing ceremony of the delayed 2020 Olympics and celebrate the French capital’s status as host of the 2024 showpiece. The contrast was dramatic after a Tokyo Games played out in mostly empty stadia and under strict Covid-19 protocols. “On ...

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What goes into the making of a javelin champion? The skills and training required | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Neeraj Chopra became an inspiration for many youngsters in the country after the 23-year-old pierced the air with his javelin at the Olympic Stadium to give independent India its first gold medal in Athletics. Neeraj’s dominance was evident in the final as he produced a second-round throw of 87.58m to end India’s over 100-year wait for a track ...

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You did wonders despite obstacles: PM Modi to Neeraj Chopra in phone call | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Olympic gold-medallist Neeraj Chopra after the javelin thrower’s momentous achievement in the Tokyo Games on Saturday, applauding him for not letting injuries and break in momentum come in the way of his performance. The 23-year-old Chopra became the country’s first track-and-field Olympic gold medallist, which was India’s first since shooter Abhinav Bindra ...

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EXCLUSIVE: I want to do something different, so that the country remembers me: What Neeraj Chopra told his compatriot Shivpal Singh ahead of the javelin final | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: He came, he saw and he conquered. India’s Javelin star Neeraj Chopra ended India’s wait of over a 100 years and won the elusive Olympic gold medal in athletics. Chopra, who became the country’s favourite and raised expectations after topping the qualification round with a breathtaking 86.59m throw, threw 87.03 and 87.58 in the final to win the ...

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Tokyo Olympics: Meet Neeraj Chopra, the 23-year-old who made this India’s best Olympics ever

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bagged the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, ending India’s 100-year wait for an elusive athletics medal at the world’s top sporting stage. Chopra has done what no Indian athlete has ever managed to do before – win an athletics gold medal at the Olympics. A pre-tournament medal contender, the 23-year-old Chopra had fuelled country’s expectations ...

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So near yet so par: India’s tryst with fourth-place Olympic heartbreaks continues | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: They say fourth is the worst place to finish in the Olympics. If last is the most embarrassing, fourth is the most painful. When one endures it by the narrowest of margins, and in a sport like golf, it can’t get any worse. Aditi Ashok experienced that excruciating pain on Saturday, and with it, post-independent India’s tryst with ...

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