Khel Ratna award

Ranveer Singh wishes Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna win — Here's what he said

Ranveer Singh wishes Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna win — Here's what he said

Congratulatory messages and wishes have been pouring in from everywhere for Indian skipper Virat Kohli who have been honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Sep 26, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
Wrestler Bajrang Punia threatens to move court after Khel Ratna snub, to meet Sports Minister tomorrow

Wrestler Bajrang Punia threatens to move court after Khel Ratna snub, to meet Sports Minister tomorrow

Bajrang Punia wants to know why he is not being awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award this year.

Sep 20, 2018, 22:29 PM IST
Deepa Malik still hurt over Khel Ratna snub

Deepa Malik still hurt over Khel Ratna snub

The Khel Ratna was awarded to two-time Paralympic gold medallist, Devendra Jhajharia, and former India hockey captain Sardar Singh in August.

Oct 03, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Rohan Bopanna, Deepa Malik miss out as Sports Ministry accept Khel Ratna, Arjuna awards recommendations without any changes

Rohan Bopanna, Deepa Malik miss out as Sports Ministry accept Khel Ratna, Arjuna awards recommendations without any changes

The award selection panel, earlier this month, had announced the list of recommendation for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and Arjuna Award. Rio Paralympics gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia and former Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh – were on the list for Khel Ratna award in the country; while Cheteshwar Pujara, Harmanpreet Kaur along with 17 others were on the list for the Arjuna award.

Aug 19, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna, gets Haryana Chief Minister's backing

Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna, gets Haryana Chief Minister's backing

A few weeks earlier, the award selection panel had announced the names of Javelin thrower and a Rio medallist Devendra Jhajharia and former Indian Hockey team captain Sardar Singh for the Khel Ratna award. However, the 47-year-old, who had scripted history at Rio to become the first Indian female athlete to win a silver at the Paralympics, wasn't on the list. 

Aug 18, 2017, 15:31 PM IST
Gracious Devendra Jhajharia lauds Sports Ministry for unprecedented support; aims for treble in Tokyo Games

Gracious Devendra Jhajharia lauds Sports Ministry for unprecedented support; aims for treble in Tokyo Games

The gold medal in men's javelin throw F46 category in the Rio Paralympics made Devendra Jhajharia the most successful Indian para athlete ever but he is in no mood to stop here and is eyeing for a treble in the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Sep 23, 2016, 19:11 PM IST
Awards come with responsibility, wrestler Sushil Kumar says after Padma Bhushan nomination

Awards come with responsibility, wrestler Sushil Kumar says after Padma Bhushan nomination

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) recently nominated the 33-year-old for India's third-highest civillian honour.

Sep 07, 2016, 20:39 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar, Jitu Rai conferred with Khel Ratna award

PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar, Jitu Rai conferred with Khel Ratna award

PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar along with ace shooter Jitu Rai were conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award today.

Aug 29, 2016, 10:04 AM IST
Hope Mahesh Bhupathi too gets the award in future: Sania Mirza

Hope Mahesh Bhupathi too gets the award in future: Sania Mirza

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza, who will receive the prestigious Khel Ratna award tomorrow, on Friday said her former mixed doubles partner Mahesh Bhupathi too is a deserving candidate for the honour and hoped he will receive the recognition in near future.

Aug 28, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

Happy Birthday, Sachin Tendulkar: Indian sports need your active participation

The older the wine the better it gets` the quote best suited for batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, who will be celebrating his 41st birthday on 24th April 2014. He has retired from international cricket and there is hardly anything left which this veteran hadn`t achieved in his illustrious career.

Apr 24, 2014, 09:24 AM IST

Sports Ministry confirms Khel Ratna for Ronjan Sodhi

Ending all the speculations, Sports Ministry on Thursday confirmed the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award for ace Indian shooter Ronjan Sodhi.

Aug 22, 2013, 20:44 PM IST

I was only raising my voice against wrong done to me: Poonia

Discuss thrower Krishna Poonia today rubbished allegations that she had lobbied for the prestigious Khel Ratna award, saying she was only raising her voice against the "injustice" meted out to her.

Aug 22, 2013, 00:11 AM IST

Questions raised over process of Sodhi`s recommendation

The recommendation of shooter Ronjan Sodhi for the prestigious Khel Ratna Award on Tuesday sparked off a controversy with some members of the selection panel raising questions about the process of his selection.

Aug 13, 2013, 20:43 PM IST

Two boxers, one wrestler to get Khel Ratna award

The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, will confer the national sports awards on 25 sportspersons on Saturday.

Aug 29, 2009, 11:45 AM IST

Two boxers, one wrestler to get Khel Ratna award

The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, will confer the national sports awards on 25 sportspersons on Saturday.

Aug 29, 2009, 11:45 AM IST

Vijender unlikely to receive Khel Ratna award in person

Olympic bronze medallist Vijender
Singh is unlikely to collect his Khel Ratna award in person as the boxer would leave for Italy.

Aug 20, 2009, 17:33 PM IST

Vijender unlikely to receive Khel Ratna award in person

Olympic bronze medallist Vijender
Singh is unlikely to collect his Khel Ratna award in person as the boxer would leave for Italy.

Aug 20, 2009, 17:33 PM IST

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