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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Arjuna Award


Free from doping charges, weightlifter Sanjita Chanu hopeful of getting Arjuna this time

June 11, 2020 12:46 pm

Sanjita Chanu, who won gold at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games in 48kg and 53kg respectively, has been trying for the prestigious Award for the past four years.

Not first time Kerala players ignored, will apply for Arjuna myself: HS Prannoy

June 09, 2020 3:28 pm

HS Prannoy says that shuttlers from Kerala do not have a representation in the federation because of which they miss out on recognition. He also talks about playing once tournaments resume.

Teammates have helped me succeed: Harmanpreet Singh after Arjuna award nomination

June 04, 2020 5:25 pm

Hockey India on Tuesday nominated Harmanpreet and women's team members Vandana Katariya and Monika for the Arjuna Award, while recommending women's team captain Rani for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

National Sports Awards: Ministry extends deadline till June 22; allows self-nomination

June 03, 2020 3:43 pm

The sports ministry has extended the deadline for submitting applications for the national sports awards till June 22 and also allowed athletes to self-nominate.

'This country is a joke': HS Prannoy hits out at Arjuna Award selection criteria

June 03, 2020 2:30 pm

India's star shuttler H S Prannoy expressed his displeasure at being overlooked for the prestigious Arjuna Award.

TTFI recommends Manika Batra for Khel Ratna, three others for Arjuna Awards

June 02, 2020 5:39 pm

The federation has recommended veteran Madhurika Patkar, Manav Thakkar and Suthirtha Mukherjee for the Arjuna Award.

Amit Panghal, Vikas Krishan nominated for Khel Ratna by BFI; 3 names for Arjuna

June 01, 2020 6:45 pm

The BFI has nominated world bronze-winning trio of Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Simranjit Kaur (64kg), and Manish Kaushik (63kg) for the Arjuna awards.

BCCI nominates 4 players for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award

May 31, 2020 8:28 am

The players have been nominated as per the guidelines mentioned by the sports ministry, who had sought invitations for the respective awards with the period of consideration beginning January 1, 2016 till December 31, 2019.

Weightlifting federation nominates Khel Ratna recipient Mirabai Chanu for Arjuna award

May 28, 2020 8:13 am

Mirabai Chanu had received the Khel Ratna along with Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli in 2018. She was also awarded the Padma Shri -- the country's fourth-highest civilian award -- the same year.

Sandesh Jhingan, Bala Devi nominated for Arjuna Award by AIFF

May 13, 2020 8:37 am

Central defender Sandesh Jhingan and striker N Bala Devi were nominated for the prestigious Arjuna Award.


Rohit Sharma, Neeraj Chopra, Anjum Moudgil recommended for Khel Ratna awards

May 31, 2020 2:10 pm

Rohit Sharma, Neeraj Chopra and Anjum Moudgil have been recommended for Khel Ratna awards for this year.

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.