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Bharat Ratna for hockey wizard: Olympian Ashok Kumar hails Sports Ministry's effort for recognising Dhyan Chand

Bharat Ratna for hockey wizard: Olympian Ashok Kumar hails Sports Ministry's effort for recognising Dhyan Chand

Kumar's reaction came after the Sports Minister Vijay Goel wrote to the Prime Minister's Office, requesting Bharat Ratna for the late Dhyan Chand.

Sports Ministry writes to Prime Minister's Office, requests Bharat Ratna for hockey legend Dhyan Chand

Sports Ministry writes to Prime Minister's Office, requests Bharat Ratna for hockey legend Dhyan Chand

Hockey legend Dhyan Chand helped India win three gold medals at the Olympics.

Sport becomes Bollywood's latest goldmine: Akshay Kumar reveals launch of new movie Gold

Sport becomes Bollywood's latest goldmine: Akshay Kumar reveals launch of new movie Gold

Always regarded as one of the fittest and also bankable actors, Akshay doing a sporting movie sure gives Bollywood certain legitimacy.

Happy Birthday Dhyan Chand: 10 interesting facts you must know about India's hockey legend

Happy Birthday Dhyan Chand: 10 interesting facts you must know about India's hockey legend

Dhyan Chand led India to three Olympic gold medal wins in 1928, 1932 and 1936.

Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna ahead of Sachin Tendulkar, says former greats

Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna ahead of Sachin Tendulkar, says former greats

The clamour for the award to Dhyan Chand has resurfaced after he missed out on the honour in 2013 when Tendulkar was chosen for the country's highest civillian honour ahead of the hockey legend.

PM Modi hosts Rio medallists PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, national sports awardees

PM Modi hosts Rio medallists PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, national sports awardees

India returned with two medals, a silver in women's singles badminton and a bronze in women's wrestling, from the Rio Games.

Makers of biopic on Dhyan Chand yet to finalise lead actor

Makers of biopic on Dhyan Chand yet to finalise lead actor

Names of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor had cropped up to play the hockey legend on screen.

Milkha Singh for time-bound plan to produce top athletes

Milkha Singh for time-bound plan to produce top athletes

Legendary athlete Milkha Singh on Sunday said the government should chart out a time-bound plan with the help of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and other sports bodies to produce athletes who excel internationally.