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Arjuna Award


Bodybuilder S Bhaskaran from Chennai gets Arjuna Award

September 01, 2019 4:09 pm

The Chennai-based Bhaskaran, who won the Asian championship and the world championship in Thailand last year, was felicitated by the Indian Body Builder Federation (IBBF) here on Saturday.

Watch: Arjuna award will always motivate me to give my best for India, says Ravindra Jadeja

August 30, 2019 12:32 pm

Jadeja missed the National Awards ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday on the occasion of National Sports Day as he is currently at the Caribbean with the national team.

National Sports Awards: Deepa Malik conferred Khel Ratna award

August 29, 2019 5:56 pm

Deepa Malik became the first Indian woman para-athlete and the oldest to be conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Five-time Paralympian Naresh Kumar Sharma "threatens" to return Arjuna

August 27, 2019 9:41 pm

In a letter to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Sharma said that allegations of sexual harassment were levelled against him by a trainee.

Dutee Chand, Harbhajan Singh nominations for national awards rejected

July 28, 2019 12:20 pm

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Saturday rejected the nominations of Indian sprinter Dutee Chand as well as cricketer Harbhajan Singh for Arjuna and Khel Ratna awards respectively.

Heena Sidhu, Ankur Mittal recommended for Khel Ratna by NRAI

April 29, 2019 4:05 pm

Heena Sidhu, first Indian pistol shooter to reach World No. 1 as per ISSF rankings, is a multiple gold medallist at the World Cup, Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth and Asian Championships.

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat recommended for Khel Ratna

April 29, 2019 1:21 pm

Rahul Aware, Harpreet Singh, Divya Kakran and Pooja Dhanda have been recommended for the Arjuna Award; Virender Kumar, Sujeet Maan, Narendra Kumar and Vikram Kumar have been recommended for the Dronacharya Award.

BCCI recommend four names for Arjuna Award

April 27, 2019 8:36 pm

BCCI has recommended one female and three male cricketers - Poonam Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja - for the Arjuna Award.

Rally driver Gaurav Gill lost out on Arjuna Award only due to CWG and Asian Games

September 28, 2018 8:35 pm

Gaurav Gill missed out on the Arjuna award for the third time but he came very close to becoming India's first motorsport personality to receive the honour.

Arjuna awardees Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan write to President Kovind, seek Dronacharya for coach

September 20, 2018 7:15 pm

Jiwanjot Singh Teja was recommended for the Dronacharya Award by the selection committee but the Sports Ministry struck off his name citing a past incident of indiscipline.


Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu, other athletes conferred with Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards by President Ram Nath Kovind

September 28, 2018 7:23 am

Virat Kohli sent the shutterbugs into a clicking frenzy as he received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, sharing the country's highest sporting honour with world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.