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Arjuna Award

AIFF recommends Gurpreet Sandhu, Jeje Lalpekhlua for Arjuna Award

Jeje is an exceptionally talented striker, whose performance has often been overshadowed because of Chhetri`s presence as his co-forward. 

Apr 27, 2019, 17:25 PM IST

Pro Kabaddi League: Former Indian captain Anup Kumar to coach Puneri Paltan

Anup, also known as `captain cool`, led India to the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup title.

Apr 06, 2019, 18:48 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

Dronacharya Awards were given to Subedar  Chenanda Achaiah  Kuttappa, Vijay Sharma, A. Srinivasa Rao, Sukhdev  Singh  Pannu, Clarence Lobo, Tarak Sinha, Jiwan Kumar Sharma and VR Beedu.

Sep 25, 2018, 18:02 PM IST

Virat Kohli, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu to receive Khel Ratna on September 25: Sports Ministry

India cricket captain Virat Kohli and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will receive the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on September 25, confirmed the Sports Ministry in its announcement on Thursday. 

Sep 20, 2018, 19:50 PM IST

Hockey India recommends Manpreet Singh for Arjuna Award

Hockey India also recommended Coach BS Chauhan for the Dronacharya Award. Speaking on the recommendations, Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad, Secretary General, Hockey India said, "They have proven their worth with significant performances that has elevated the Indian team to new heights.

May 03, 2018, 14:23 PM IST

BAI recommends Sikki Reddy for Arjuna Award

Women's doubles shuttler N Sikki Reddy has been recommended for Arjuna Award by the Badminton Association of India (BAI).

Apr 29, 2018, 21:35 PM IST

Gaurav Bidhuri, Sonia Lather nominated for Arjuna award by Boxing Federation of India

World Championship bronze-medallist Gaurav Bidhuri and Asian silver-medallist Sonia Lather were Thursday nominated by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) for this year's Arjuna awards.

Apr 26, 2018, 18:24 PM IST

BCCI recommends Shikhar Dhawan, Smriti Mandhana for Arjuna Award

India men and women cricket team openers Shikhar Dhawan and Smriti Mandhana have been nominated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the prestigious Arjuna Award, BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhury said on Wednesday.

Apr 25, 2018, 18:40 PM IST

Gold Coast CWG 2018 medal winners Manika Batra, Harmeet Desai recommended for Arjuna Award

Manika Batra, the country's only quadruple medallist at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018, and Harmeet Desai have been recommended for the prestigious Arjuna Award.

Apr 20, 2018, 20:59 PM IST

CWG star Manika Batra recommended for Arjuna Award

The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Friday recommended Manika Batra, the country's only quadruple medallist at the Commonwealth Games, for the prestigious Arjuna Award.

Apr 20, 2018, 17:20 PM IST

Watch: President Kovind confers Khel Ratna to Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh

The prestigious award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years.

Aug 29, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

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

Arjuna Award will motivate me to continue working hard, says Cheteshwar Pujara

During the second Test against Sri Lanka, Pujara became the joint second-fastest Indian batsman to 4,000 Test runs, reaching the milestone in his 84th innings

Aug 22, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

Oinam Bembem Devi becomes only second women’s footballer to bag Arjuna Award

It is a great news for football, women’s sport and the north east, all may consider it as a personal honour.

Aug 20, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

SSP Chawrasia’s nomination confirmed for Arjuna award

Chawrasia has had a fine career, scooping 16 titles at the international level. Among those wins, four have come on the prestigious European tour. When the 39-year-old gets the award, he will become the 19th golfer to get the honour.

Aug 20, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

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

Rohan Bopanna blasts AITA for failing to send his name for Arjuna Award before deadline

Regardless of all his words, Bopanna did take the opportunity to congratulate the 29-year-old on receiving the award. "I want to take this platform to congratulate Saketh Myneni on receiving this award. I couldn't be more proud as I have seen him grow into the player and the man he is today," he mentioned in his statement.

Aug 05, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Paralympian Mariyappan ​Thangavelu ​thrilled to be recommended for Arjuna Award ​

The athlete from a hamlet in Salem district, said his aim now was to perform well in next year's Asian Para Games and the Commonwealth Games. 

Aug 03, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

BCCI ignores Mithali Raj's name for Khel Ratna; recommends ​Cheteshwar Pujara and Harmanpreet Kaur for Arjuna award

Other entries for the Khel Ratna award are – former Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh, boxer Manoj Kumar, and the four Paralympic medallists – Deepa Malik, Devendra Jhajharia, Mariappan Thagaveluu and Varun Singh Bhati. 

Aug 03, 2017, 11:42 AM IST

Virender Sehwag, PT Usha named in 12-member Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award committee

The Committee, to be headed by Justice (retd) C K Thakkar, will meet on August 3 to select this year's awardees.

Jul 27, 2017, 17:51 PM IST