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Virat Kohli a better Test player despite massive success in ODIs, says coach Raj Kumar Sharma

Virat Kohli a better Test player despite massive success in ODIs, says coach Raj Kumar Sharma

Kohli's aggressive nature of play has earned him the reputation arguably the best batsmen around, especially in ODIs and T20Is.

Our award selection policy is fair and transparent: Sarbananda​ Sonowal

Our award selection policy is fair and transparent: Sarbananda​ Sonowal

 Plagued by controversies they might be, but Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said there is no need to review the selection policy for the National Sports Awards.

Vinod Kumar relieved to get Dronacharya after Delhi High Court intervention

Former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar on Friday expressed relief and contentment over Delhi High Court's directive to the Centre to confer Dronacharya award to him.

HC asks govt to give Dronacharya award to ex-wrestling coach

HC asks govt to give Dronacharya award to ex-wrestling coach

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the government to confer Dronacharya Award 2015 on former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar, saying it was "alarming" that the selection committee had not considered the accolades conferred on him.

HC asks Centre to give Dronacharya award to ex-wrestling coach

Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Centre to confer Dronacharya award on former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar.

Coach to file petition in Delhi HC for Dronacharya snub

 Former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar will be filing a petition in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday against the Dronacharya Award selection committee for ignoring him for the prestigious honour.

Anoop Singh, Naval Singh recommended for Dronacharya Award

Wrestling coach Anoop Singh and Paralympics coach Naval Singh were among the five names recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by a selection panel today.

DU sports quota: Arjuna, Dronacharya winners to assess aspirants

Delhi University (DU) is roping in Arjuna and Dronacharya award winners to assess the candidates seeking admission under the sports quota to its undergraduate courses.

Mahavir Phogat overlooked for Dronacharya Award again

Despite training three Commonwealth Games gold medallists, women`s wrestling coach Mahavir Singh Phogat has been ignored for the Dronacharya Award for the third consecutive year.

G Manoharan, Mahaveer Prasad among five recommended for Dronacharya Awards

Boxing coach G Manoharan, rowing`s Jose Jacob and wrestling`s Mahaveer Prasad were among five names recommended for this year`s Dronacharya Award by a selection panel headed by World Cup-winning hockey captain Ajitpal Singh Monday.

Athletic coach A K Kutty dies

Eminent athletic coach A K Kutty, who trained some of country`s leading track-and-field stars like M D Valsamma, died here on Wednesday, family sources said.

Randhawa questions Dronacharya to KP Thomas

Former hurdler and Athletics Federation of India`s selection panel head GS Randhawa has protested the Dronacharya award to be conferred on KP Thomas and questioned the Keralite`s claims of mentoring stars like Anju Bobby George in a letter to the Sports Ministry.

Purnima was a deserving candidate for Dronacharya: JAA

Jharkhand Archery Association (JAA) on Tuesday lauded the decision to recommended coach Purnima Mahato for the prestigious Dronacharya award.

Purnima Mahato, Narendra Saini recommended for Dronacharya

Long-serving archery coach Purnima Mahato and women`s hockey coach Narendra Singh Saini were among five who were today recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya award this year.

WFI recommends Raj Singh for Dronacharya award

The Wrestling Federation of India has recommended the names of its general secretary Raj Singh and veteran Guru Jasram for the Dronacharya Award.

Dronacharya awardee Kabaddi coach faints after MLA’s remarks on her attire

Dronacharya awardee and national-level Kabaddi coach Sunil Dabas on Friday fainted and fell down from the dais, apparently after hearing a remark on her attire by a Congress MLA.

Foreign coach would benefit women boxers: Mary Kom

After making the country proud with her bronze medal-winning feat in the London Olympics, M C Mary Kom today said that training under foreign coaches will be beneficial for women boxers of the country.

Surprised to receive the Dronacharya Award, says Fernandez

Cuban boxing coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez was pleasantly surprised to know that he is the first foreign coach in India to receive the prestigious Dronacharya Award for his persevering contribution to boxing.

Vinod, Yashvir elated at being recommended for top honour

A Khel Ratna, three Arjuna awards one Dhyanchand and a Dronacharya, it has been a windfall for the country`s wrestlers since their return from London Games.

Yashvir, Fernandez among six coaches named for Dronacharya

Six top coaches of the country were on Tuesday recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya Award.