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Neeraj Chopra talks about preparation for Oly

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday said that he is in Europe at present and all his requirements have been taken care of ahead of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. "As far as preparations for @Tokyo2020 are concerned, all my requirements have been taken care...
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Punia and Neeraj Chopra arrives in Russia and Portugal

New Delhi [India], June 7 (ANI): Wrestler Bajrang Punia and javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra have reached Russia and Portugal respectively to further their training for the Tokyo Olympics. "After relentless efforts from @TheJSWGroup Delhi office - countless follow ups through @KirenRijiju office and MEA @jswsports is happy to share that...
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Neeraj Chopra travel plans to France have been rescheduled

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's travel plan to France has been delayed by a few days as India is currently placed as a high-risk country with COVID-19 infection, informed the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Wednesday. "As a result of being placed as a...

Neeraj Chopra talks about Olympics preparation

New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra has retained his sharp focus on doing his best in his maiden Olympic Games, despite the tough challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic. The lack of international competition hurts the national record holder, but he is looking to stay motivated.

All eyes on Neeraj Chopra as elite athletes gear up for Indian Grand Prix III

Neeraj Chopra didn't get to compete at the second leg of the Indian Grand Prix at Patiala's National Institute of Sport on February 25 but that didn't mean he was any less of an attraction. While the javelin throw event was won by Rohit Yadav, the camera crew documenting the event for the Athletics Federation of India's YouTube channel had Chopra join in for the post-competition interview. Eventually it was the 21-year-old national record holder, whom most of the questions ended up being directed at. This was understandable as Chopra is undoubtedly the biggest star in Indian athletics right now. As a junior world champion, junior world record holder, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games champion, he's also someone who has genuine world class ability.