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National Sports Awards 2021: Neeraj Chopra, Mithali Raj Among Stars Honoured By President Ram Nath Kovind

Nov 13, 2021 PTI

An unprecedented 12 sportspersons were presented with India's highest sporting honour, the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna.

National Sports Awards: Manpreet Singh Added To Khel Ratna Winners; 35 For Arjuna Awards - Check Complete List

Nov 02, 2021 PTI

Manpreet Singh was originally recommended for the Arjuna award but he joined veteran goalkeeper P R Sreejesh as the second hockey player in the list of awardees for the highest sporting honour.

National Sports Awards: Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Borgohain, Sunil Chhetri Recommended For Khel Ratna

PR Sreejesh, Mithali Raj, Pramod Bhagat, Sumit Antil, Avani Lekhara, Krishna Nagar and M Narwal were also recommended for the Major Dhyanchand Khel Ratna by the selection committee.

Ministry Makes Dope Violators Eligible For National Sports Honours, Provided Ban Period Served

Sep 08, 2021 PTI

The decision will help boxer Amit Panghal, who was nominated twice for the Arjuna award but has not been considered because of a dope violation

Devendra Jhajharia, Venkatesh Prasad, L Sarita Devi Named In National Sports Awards Selection Committee

This year's awards were delayed after the government decided to wait for India’s performance at both the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo

12 August, 2021

National Sports Awards Function Delayed To Include Performers At Tokyo Paralympics


The Khel Ratna Award, the Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award and the Dhyan Chand Award are given away each year by the country's president on August 29, the National Sports Day

01 July, 2021

Badminton Association of India Nominates B Sai Praneeth For Khel Ratna With Kidambi Srikanth


Praneeth won a bronze medal at the 2019 World Championship and is the only men's singles player to have qualified for the Tokyo Games

30 June, 2021

National Sports Awards: Sunil Chhetri Nominated For Khel Ratna


Ngangom Bala Devi, who is currently playing for Rangers in the Scottish Women's Premier League, has been recommended for the coveted Arjuna Award

30 June, 2021

National Sports Awards: Tokyo Olympics-bound Wrestlers Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia Nominated For Arjuna


Deepak Punia had won a silver medal at the 2019 World Championship in Nur Sultan while Ravi Dahiya had bagged a bronze along with a ticket to Tokyo Olympics

30 June, 2021

National Sports Awards: NRAI Recommends Shooters Anjum Moudgil, Ankur Mittal For Khel Ratna


For the Arjuna awards, the NRAI has recommended the Olympic-bound duo of Elavenil Valarivan and Abhishek Verma

30 June, 2021

National Sports Awards: BCCI To Recommend Mithali Raj, Ravi Ashwin For Khel Ratna - Report


For Arjuna Award, the BCCI is expected to send the names of senior batsman Shikhar Dhawan, who was ignored last year, K L Rahul and pacer Jasprit Bumrah


29 June, 2021

Odisha Government Nominates Sprinter Dutee Chand For Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award


Dutee clocked 11.7 seconds in 100m at the Indian Grand Prix 4 in Patiala last week, missing the automatic Olympic qualification time by 0.02 seconds

29 June, 2021

AITA Nominates Ankita Raina, Prajnesh Gunneswaran For Arjuna Awards


Ankita and Prajnesh both won singles bronze medals at the 2018 Asian Games held in Jakarta and Palembang.

28 June, 2021

Simranjit Kaur, Gaurav Solanki Nominated For Arjuna Awards By Boxing Federation


Simranjit (60kg) is a 2018 world championships bronze winner and is among the four Indian women boxers who have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics

26 June, 2021

Hockey India Nominates Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh, Deepika For Khel Ratna; Harmanpreet For Arjuna


Vice-captain of India's men's team Harmanpreet Singh and women's team members Vandana Katariya and Navjot Kaur have also been nominated for the Arjuna awards.

20 May, 2021

Sports Ministry Invites Online Applications For National Sports Awards


The last date of submitting online applications for the National Sports Awards is June 21

09 September, 2020

Why Was Jeje Lalpekhlua Overlooked For Arjuna Award - Mizoram Football Association Seeks Answer

Outlook Web Bureau

Jeje Lalpekhlua has been nominated for the Arjuna Award by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on three separate occasions, but each time, he was "overlooked"


29 August, 2020

Ultimate Dream Is To Qualify For World Cup: Sandesh Jhingan


Respected defender Sandesh Jhingan became the 27th footballer to receive the Arjuna Award

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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