Girisha Nagarajegowda

  • Sehwag backs Poonia over Khel Ratna controversy August 15, 2013

    Former Indian cricket vice-captain Virender Sehwag has come out in support of discus-thrower Krishna Poonia in the controversy over the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards, asking the government to take note of her achievements. "Poonia has big achievements like CWG Gold medal and sixth place finish at the Olympics and should...
  • Paralympics: Girisha wins India's 1st medal September 4, 2012

    London: Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda gave India its first medal at the Paralympic Games after bagging a silver in the Men's High Jump F42 event here. The 24-year-old from Karnataka, who has an impairment in his left leg, sailed over a height of 1.74m using scissors technique in the final of the...
  • India's schedule at the 2012 Paralympics Games August 29, 2012

    Ten Indian athletes have gone to London to participate in the Paralympic Games which is scheduled to begin from Wednesday. Here is the complete schedule of the events they are participating in and also the timings of the events. 30th August - Farman Basha in the (-48kg) powerlifting at 7:30 p.m. - Sharath...