FMSCI recommends leading rally driver Gaurav Gill for Arjuna award

FMSCI, the national motorsports governing body which was recently re-recognised by the Sports Ministry, has recommended India's top rally driver Gaurav Gill for the Arjuna award.

Babita, Amit, Bajrang recommended for Arjuna award
Babita, Amit, Bajrang recommended for Arjuna award

Grapplers Babita Kumari, Amit Kumar Dahiya and Bajrang have been recommended by the Wrestling Federation of India for this year's Arjuna award.

Sardar Singh recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Sardar Singh recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh has been recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award while 11 other names, including six women, have been put forward by Hockey India for the Arjuna award.

Vikas Gowda, Seema Punia recommended for Khel Ratna
Vikas Gowda, Seema Punia recommended for Khel Ratna

Commonwealth Games gold medallist discus thrower Vikas Gowda has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna for the second time along with his female counterpart and CWG champion Seema Punia for the coveted award this year.

I feel honoured over Arjuna recommendation: Rohit Sharma
I feel honoured over Arjuna recommendation: Rohit Sharma

 Indian batsman Rohit Sharma on Monday expressed delight about the BCCI's decision to recommend his name for the government's prestigious Arjuna Award and said that he felt "honoured".

Sardar Singh, Saba Anjum receive Padma Shri Award
Sardar Singh, Saba Anjum receive Padma Shri Award

Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh and former skipper of the national women's side Saba Anjum were on Monday conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri Award by President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

Baichung Bhutia conferred honourary degree by Jadavpur University
Baichung Bhutia conferred honourary degree by Jadavpur University

In recognition of his contribution to Indian football, former captain Baichung Bhutia has been conferred with a honourary degree in literature by the prestigious Jadavpur University.

Whatever happened with me shouldn’t be repeated with others: Manoj Kumar’s message to Kapil Dev

Indian boxer Manoj Kumar caused a stir recently when he lashed out at former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev, who led the committee that refused to give the coveted Arjuna award to the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

Boxer Manoj Kumar finally receives Arjuna Award; lashes out at Kapil Dev
Boxer Manoj Kumar finally receives Arjuna Award; lashes out at Kapil Dev

In a startling revelation, Indian boxer Manoj Kumar on Wednesday slammed head of Arjuna Award selection committee Kapil Dev for not supporting him.

Boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award on Wednesday
Boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award on Wednesday

 Having taken the legal route after being denied the honour initially, boxer Manoj Kumar will be finally receiving the prestigious Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on Wednesday.

Boxer Manoj Kumar to receive Arjuna Award on Nov 26 from Sports Minister
Boxer Manoj Kumar to receive Arjuna Award on Nov 26 from Sports Minister

Forced to take the legal route after being denied the honour initially, boxer Manoj Kumar will be bestowed the Arjuna Award by sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on November 26.

Hope Asiad show will raise compound archery's profile: Abhishek Verma
Hope Asiad show will raise compound archery's profile: Abhishek Verma

The 17th Asian Games has been a "special" one for India's compound archery team, including young Abhishek Verma, and the Delhi archer feels the four medal haul will at last give the "less talked about" compound archers their due recognition in the country.

Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar
Arjuna award would have motivated me even more for Asiad: Amit Kumar

All geared up for the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games gold medallist grappler Amit Kumar confessed had he been conferred with Arjuna award it would have given him added motivation to go for a podium finish at the multi-sport event, commencing on Friday at Incheon.

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Boxer Manoj Kumar wins court battle to get Arjuna Award
Boxer Manoj Kumar wins court battle to get Arjuna Award

Finally, pugilist Manoj Kumar will be bestowed the Arjuna Award as the Sports Ministry has accepted his nomination for the coveted award.

Somdev Devvarman pulls out of Asian Games
Somdev Devvarman pulls out of Asian Games

India's top male tennis player, Somdev Devvarman, has pulled out of the XVII Asian Games which starts in the South Korean city of Incheon on September 19.

President bestows controversy-marred Arjuna awards
President bestows controversy-marred Arjuna awards

 Mired in selection controversies and devoid of a Khel Ratna for the first time in 20 years, the National Sports Awards were on Friday presented by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here in a ceremony which was severely short on star power.

Arjuna will boost my gold ambitions in Asian Games: Tintu Luka
Arjuna will boost my gold ambitions in Asian Games: Tintu Luka

 Top Indian athlete Tintu Luka, who was on Friday conferred with the Arjuna Award, said that the coveted honour came at the right time as she guns for gold in the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea.

Boxer Manoj Kumar to be considered again for Arjuna: Centre to HC
Boxer Manoj Kumar to be considered again for Arjuna: Centre to HC

The Centre on Thursday said the case of boxer Manoj Kumar, who challenged the Arjuna Award committee's decision to not consider him for the honour, will be placed before the panel again and irrespective of its decision, the Sports Ministry will consider his eligibility for the award.

HC seeks Centre's response on boxer Manoj Kumar's plea
HC seeks Centre's response on boxer Manoj Kumar's plea

 The Delhi High Court today sought the Centre's response on a boxer's plea challenging the Arjuna Award committee's decision to not consider him for the coveted honour. Justice Vibhu Bakhru directed the Sports Ministry to produce records on both the composition of the committee and the criteria used by the panel for choosing Arjuna awardees.