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Rio Paralympics 2016

Arjuna Award winner and Paralympic gold medalist Mariyappan Thangavelu desperate for stable job to sustain family
Arjuna Award winner and Paralympic gold medalist Mariyappan Thangavelu desperate for stable job to sustain family
He has been waiting for a job for over a year now.
Indian football's achievements go unnoticed due to lack of live TV telecast
Indian football's achievements go unnoticed due to lack of live TV telecast
It's time we question why sports channels don't broadcast prominent sports events such as the World Cup qualifiers and the Paralympics.
Deepa Malik's Rio performance undermined by negligence on part of Paralympic Committee of India
Deepa Malik's Rio performance undermined by negligence on part of Paralympic Committee of India
One of the most respected para-athletes of the country was recently belittled by the country's official committee in charge of Para-sports.
Rio Olympics venues in sorry state six months after the event
Rio Olympics venues in sorry state six months after the event
The pictures which have come out are eye-popping and extremely disappointing.
MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Deepa Malik and Pullela Gopichand to feature in 2017 Padma list
MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Deepa Malik and Pullela Gopichand to feature in 2017 Padma list
The Padma awards were first instituted in 1954 in a bid to recognise exceptional achievements in all fields.
Sushant Singh Rajput to play lead in new sports biopic on Indian Paralympic legend Murlikant Petkar
Sushant Singh Rajput to play lead in new sports biopic on Indian Paralympic legend Murlikant Petkar
Sushant Singh Rajput, the 'reel MSD', is all set to play a new role.
Shah Rukh Khan releases first poster look of upcoming biopic "Mariyappan"
Shah Rukh Khan releases first poster look of upcoming biopic "Mariyappan"
Mariyappan Thangavelu won the gold medal in the high jump T-42 category at the Rio Paralympics.
Sportskeeda's Indian Sportsperson of the Year 2016 - No. 5 to No. 1
Sportskeeda's Indian Sportsperson of the Year 2016 - No. 5 to No. 1
Indian athletes have excelled at a multitude of sports this year. We look at the 25 best Indian sporting performances in 2016.
Sportskeeda's Indian Sportsperson of the Year 2016 – No. 15 to No. 6
Sportskeeda's Indian Sportsperson of the Year 2016 – No. 15 to No. 6
Indian athletes have excelled at a multitude of sports this year. We look at the 25 best Indian sporting performances in 2016.
Sports Ministry stalls Paralympic and Olympic coaches' cash prizes after sensing possible controversy
Sports Ministry stalls Paralympic and Olympic coaches' cash prizes after sensing possible controversy
Two of the medallists, Deepa Malik and Sakshi Malik, filed affidavits naming new people as their coaches
Sportskeeda Originals: From a small village in Uttar Pradesh to bronze medal in Rio Paralympics 2016 - Inspiring story of Varun Singh Bhati
Sportskeeda Originals: From a small village in Uttar Pradesh to bronze medal in Rio Paralympics 2016 - Inspiring story of Varun Singh Bhati
Inspiring story of Varun Singh Bhati, bronze medalist in Rio Paralympics 2016. His struggles with polio, failure and the renaissance.
It's all in the mind: The importance of mental strength for athletes
It's all in the mind: The importance of mental strength for athletes
A look at the most important weapon in an athlete's arsenal, which was a little lacking among India's athletes at the Rio Olympics.
From humble beginnings to international success, the inspirational stories of Devendra Jhajaria & Deepa Malik
From humble beginnings to international success, the inspirational stories of Devendra Jhajaria & Deepa Malik
A closer, candid look at the inspiring stories of Devendra Jhajharia and Deepa Malik
PM Narendra Modi says government is working on scheme for Paralympics development
PM Narendra Modi says government is working on scheme for Paralympics development
In Paralympics, India clinched four medals, including two golds.
Indian Sports Ministry recommends the Paralympic medallists for Padma awards
Indian Sports Ministry recommends the Paralympic medallists for Padma awards
The medallists deserve more recognition and winning a Padma award will be a definite step towards it.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet Indian Paralympic contingent today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet Indian Paralympic contingent today
Narendra Modi will be meeting India's Paralympians from Rio today.
Sharath M Gayakwad: The former para-swimmer who remains optimistic about India's para-sports future
Sharath M Gayakwad: The former para-swimmer who remains optimistic about India's para-sports future
Speaking to Sportskeeda, this former Paralympian expresses his thoughts about para-sports in the country.
Paralympic road race crash kills Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad
Paralympic road race crash kills Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad
Iranian athlete suffers heart-attack after road race crash at the Rio Paralympics 2016
19 participants, 4 medals: Is India's Paralympic success a case of 'quality over quantity'?
19 participants, 4 medals: Is India's Paralympic success a case of 'quality over quantity'?
India's Paralympic contingent won four individual medals in Athletics, highlighting a different approach to sport in India.
Rio Paralympics 2016: The inspiring story of Ibrahim Hamato - The table tennis player with no arms
Rio Paralympics 2016: The inspiring story of Ibrahim Hamato - The table tennis player with no arms
The Paralympics is a tournament of nerves and inner strength.
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