Tokyo Olympics News
Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra qualified for his maiden World Championships final with a stunning first attempt throw of 88.39m. The 24-year-old Indian, hot favourite for a medal, opened the men's javelin throw Group A qualification round and sent his spear to 88.39m for his third career-best throw, on Friday (July 22, India time). Check the javelin star Neeraj Chopra's TOP records here.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka, a four-times Grand Slam tennis champion who has helped raise awareness of mental health issues in sport, is the world’s highest-paid female athlete, according to a list published by business magazine Forbes on Thursday (January 13). Osaka raked in $57.3 million (Rs 423.5 cr) in prize money and endorsements over the last year. Fellow tennis players Serena Williams ($45.9 million) and older sister Venus ($11.3 million) were next on the list. Check the top-earning female sports stars in 2021 here.
Indian javelin star Neeraj Chopra turns 24 on Christmas eve (December 24) on Friday. At the Tokyo Olympics this year, Neeraj became only the second Indian individual gold medallist after Abhinav Bindra. In these collection of pictures we take a look at Neeraj Chopra's top sporting achievements on his birthday.