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Randhawa questions Dronacharya to KP Thomas

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 13:52

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 16:40

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

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 15:58

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 17:47

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

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 16:45

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 17:16

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

Last Updated: Friday, August 24, 2012, 19:20

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 18:59

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 23:17

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

Once a Railways TT now a Dronacharya award nominee

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 22:39

From a Railways Ticket Examiner to becoming a nominee of Dronacharya award, life has changed a lot in the last three decades for Randhir Singh.

People are making mockery of award: Harendra

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 21:00

Former national hockey coach Harendra Singh is furious after learning that his name is not in the nomination list for the Dronacharya award.

Armando nominated for Dronacharya award

Last Updated: Sunday, July 03, 2011, 14:46

Armando Colaco has been nominated by the AIFF for the prestigious Dronacharya award, the highest honour for a coach in the country.