Dronacharya award

Dronacharya award News

Jaspal Rana was ignored for Dronacharya after none of his proteges declared him as coach

While Saurabh Chaudhary has mentioned Amit Sheroen as his coach in the official records, Manu Bhaker and Anish Bhanwala have named Suresh Kumar and Harpreet Singh respectively as their mentors.

Dronacharya CA Kuttappa: An eye for talent, an ear for doubts

Dronacharya winner CA Kuttappa has been an agony aunt and father figure for Vijender Singh & other top boxers


List of Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya Awards recommendations by national sports federations

A number of athletes have been recommended for Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand Awards after India's successful stint at Commonwealth Games 2018.

HC suspends order to give Dronacharya Award to former coach

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports had appealed against the order to include Kumar’s name in the list of awardees due to get the awards on Saturday.

Athletics coach AK Kutty passes away

A winner of the Dronacharya award,Kutty had been keeping indifferent health for quite some time.

Ronjan Sodhi conferred Khel Ratna; Arjuna awards for 14 others

Maheshwary's award was held back after reports emerged of him being dope-tainted.


KP Thomas: The first-ever PE instructor to win the Dronacharya

Thomas retired 13 years ago,but he’s still at the ground most mornings.

84 in race for 12 Arjuna awards,60 for 5 Dronacharya awards

AS many as 84 sportspersons have applied for the Arjuna award,60 coaches for the Dronacharya award

Indian boxing going through its toughest phase,says Fernandes

International suspension coupled with the drug scandal that maligned Vijender Singh,has left Indian boxing grappling with its most "difficult phase" ever,feels the country's Cuban coach for over two decades – Blas Iglesias Fernandes.

DU teacher,a Dronacharya for disabled

Satpal Singh of Acharya Narendra Dev College became the first teacher from Delhi University and the youngest recipient of the prestigious Dronacharya Award in para-athletics this year.