Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

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
Juniors putting pressure but Khel Ratna Sardar Singh hopes to carry on until Tokyo Olympics

Juniors putting pressure but Khel Ratna Sardar Singh hopes to carry on until Tokyo Olympics

Hockey being one of the most physically demanding sports, it gets difficult to cope with the demands on the other side of 30, but Sardar stays hopeful to extend his career to Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Sep 06, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
Major Dhyan Chand: All you need to know about the man behind 'National Sports Day'

Major Dhyan Chand: All you need to know about the man behind 'National Sports Day'

Dhyan Chand is arguably the greatest sportsperson that India has ever produced. It is not surprising that the Government decided to celebrate his birthday as the National Sports Day of the country.

Aug 29, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh recommended for Khel Ratna; Harmanpreet Kaur, Cheteshwar Pujara for Arjuna awards

Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh recommended for Khel Ratna; Harmanpreet Kaur, Cheteshwar Pujara for Arjuna awards

Sardar received the Arjuna Award in 2012 and Padma Shri in 2015.

Aug 03, 2017, 13:56 PM IST
Honor Trolling: How Saina Nehwal's dignified silence allowed fans to settle 'patriotism' debate among themselves

Honor Trolling: How Saina Nehwal's dignified silence allowed fans to settle 'patriotism' debate among themselves

Saina was announced as Huawei’s sub-brand Honor’s India brand ambassador.

Dec 15, 2016, 18:21 PM IST
Slip of Tongue! Sports Minister Vijay Goel calls PV Sindhu & Sakshi Malik gold medallists - WATCH

Slip of Tongue! Sports Minister Vijay Goel calls PV Sindhu & Sakshi Malik gold medallists - WATCH

Speaking to ANI about the occasion, Vijay Goel called PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik 'Rio Olympics Gold Medallists'.

Aug 29, 2016, 17:37 PM IST
Virat Kohli recommended for Khel Ratna by BCCI, Ajinkya Rahane for Arjuna Award

Virat Kohli recommended for Khel Ratna by BCCI, Ajinkya Rahane for Arjuna Award

The mainstay of Indian batting line up, in all three formats, Kohli has been going through a purple patch with the willow.

May 03, 2016, 13:00 PM IST
Our award selection policy is fair and transparent: Sarbananda​ Sonowal

Our award selection policy is fair and transparent: Sarbananda​ Sonowal

 Plagued by controversies they might be, but Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said there is no need to review the selection policy for the National Sports Awards.

Aug 30, 2015, 16:03 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi hails Sania Mirza's Khel Ratna award

Sonia Gandhi hails Sania Mirza's Khel Ratna award

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday congratulated Sania Mirza for receiving the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and said that the tennis star had done the nation proud.

Aug 30, 2015, 00:46 AM IST
Elated Sania Mirza says Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna a huge honour

Elated Sania Mirza says Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna a huge honour

India's tennis ace Sania Mirza on Saturday said it was a 'huge honour' to be conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the recognition will push her further to do well on the professional tour and next year's Rio Olympics.

Aug 29, 2015, 21:13 PM IST
Khel Ratna row: Karnataka HC issues notice to Sania Mirza over H N Girisha plea

Khel Ratna row: Karnataka HC issues notice to Sania Mirza over H N Girisha plea

The Karnataka High Court (HC) on Wednesday put a stay on Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna to be awarded to tennis ace Sania Mirza after paralympian H Girisha's filed a plea against it.

Aug 26, 2015, 15:45 PM IST
Telangana, Andhra CMs congratulate Sania Mirza for Khel Ratna

Telangana, Andhra CMs congratulate Sania Mirza for Khel Ratna

The chief ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Friday congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza for being selected for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the country's highest sporting honour.

Aug 15, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

Anoop Singh, Naval Singh recommended for Dronacharya Award

Wrestling coach Anoop Singh and Paralympics coach Naval Singh were among the five names recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by a selection panel today.

Aug 14, 2015, 19:10 PM IST
Paralympian HN Girisha cries "injustice" over Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna snub

Paralympian HN Girisha cries "injustice" over Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna snub

The 2012 London Paralympics silver medallist Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda​ on Wednesday expressed his dissatisfaction over the manner in which Sania Mirza was recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.

Aug 13, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

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Aug 11, 2015, 22:13 PM IST
Sania Mirza glad to be recommended for Khel Ratna

Sania Mirza glad to be recommended for Khel Ratna

 Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza expressed her delight at having been recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting award, on Tuesday.

Aug 11, 2015, 21:19 PM IST
Sania Mirza set to be conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award: Report

Sania Mirza set to be conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award: Report

According to a report in the Hindustan Times, sports ministry on Friday decided to forward tennis star Sania Mirza's name to the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards committee.

Aug 01, 2015, 14:56 PM IST
Star squash player Dipika Pallikal in race for Khel Ratna

Star squash player Dipika Pallikal in race for Khel Ratna

The Tamil Nadu government has recommended star squash player Dipika Pallikal for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India's highest sporting honour.

May 12, 2015, 19:59 PM IST
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.

May 06, 2015, 20:34 PM IST
Government makes amendments to award schemes

Government makes amendments to award schemes

A retired judge of either Supreme Court or High Court will now head the Selection Committee for Arjuna Awards as the government has revised the schemes of various awards it present to sportspersons.

Feb 23, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

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