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My moves on chess board matter more than anything else: Viswanathan Anand

My moves on chess board matter more than anything else: Viswanathan Anand

Former World Chess champion Viswanathan Anand said on Monday that the moves he executes on the board matter more than anything else to him.

Sania Mirza returns home, dedicates US Open 2015 title to 'people of India'

Sania Mirza returns home, dedicates US Open 2015 title to 'people of India'

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza on Tuesday returned to Hyderabad to a huge welcome after winning yet another women's doubles title.

Archer Dola Banerjee faces conflict of interest question

Archer Dola Banerjee faces conflict of interest question

According to a report in the DNA, Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Sports Ministry could find themselves in a soup with regards to archer Dola Banerjee's presence on the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award committees for this year.

Sania Mirza receives Khel Ratna; Arjuna, Dronacharya, Dhyand Chand awards also handed

Sania Mirza receives Khel Ratna; Arjuna, Dronacharya, Dhyand Chand awards also handed

Tennis ace Sania Mirza on Saturday received the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award from President Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of National Sports Day at the the Rastrapati Bhavan.

Sania Mirza dedicates Khel Ratna award to people of India

Sania Mirza dedicates Khel Ratna award to people of India

Tennis ace Sania Mirza on Friday dedicated her Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to the people of India and her family.

Despite Karnataka High Court notice, Government to honour Sania Mirza with Khel Ratna today: Report

Despite Karnataka High Court notice, Government to honour Sania Mirza with Khel Ratna today: Report

Tennis ace Sania Mirza is expected to receive the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Saturday despite the Karnataka High Court issuing notice to the government following a petition filed by Paralympian HN Girisha.

Sania Mirza gets Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, 17 others get Arjuna award

Sania Mirza gets Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, 17 others get Arjuna award

Sania Mirza's name was on Friday officially approved for the coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, becoming only the second tennis player to be nominated for the highest sporting honour.

Elated Sania Mirza thanks everybody after being conferred Khel Ratna award

Elated Sania Mirza thanks everybody after being conferred Khel Ratna award

Indian tennis queen Sania Mirza expressed her delight on Tuesday after being set to be awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Sania's name has been approved for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award after the sports ministry had earlier recommended to forward her name to the committee.

Tennis ace Sania Mirza to be awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

Tennis ace Sania Mirza to be awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

Indian tennis queen Sania Mirza is set to be awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award according to reports on Tuesday.

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.

Tech Mahindra ties up with Dhanraj Pillay to promote hockey

IT firm Tech Mahindra has partnered with an academy promoted by Indian hockey icon Dhanraj Pillay to encourage people to take up the sport.

No Khel Ratna to be awarded for year 2014; 15 recommended for Arjuna Award

The selection committee on Tuesday decided not to recommend any sportsperson for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award this year.

Krishna Poonia fails to meet Sports Minister

Disappointed at being ignored for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, top woman discus thrower Krishna Poonia today went to see Sports Minister Jitendra Singh to express her displeasure over the issue but failed to meet him.

Wrestler Sushil throws his weight behind Poonia

Two-time Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar today threw his weight behind ace woman discus thrower Krishna Poonia, who cried foul after double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi was chosen for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

Vijay, Yogeshwar conferred Khel Ratna; 25 get Arjuna awards

Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt were today jointly conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award -- the country`s highest sporting honour -- while an unprecedented 25 sportspersons were honoured with the Arjuna awards in a glittering ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here.

Ministry announces Sports Awards, 25 Arjuna trophies this year

An unprecedented 25 sportspersons will be conferred with the Arjuna awards this year.

Yogeshwar delighted at being recommended for Khel Ratna

London Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt, is extremely proud after his name was nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award along with another medallist Vijay Kumar.

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is chairperson of Khel Ratna award selection committee

Athens Olympics silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will chair the 15-member committee, which will select this year`s Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee and Arjuna Award winners

BCCI to nominate Rahul Dravid for Khel Ratna, Yuvraj Singh for Arjuna

The Cricket Board has decided to recommend recently retired stalwart Rahul Dravid for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and Yuvraj Singh, the player of the World Cup, for the Arjuna Award.

Gagan Narang to be conferred Khel Ratna on Aug 29

Ace shooter Gagan Narang will be conferred theprestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by President Pratibha Patil on August 29 as the government officially announced the list of awardees on Thursday.