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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Dronacharya award


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.

Dronacharya Award has come earlier than expected, says hockey coach Merzban Patel

August 22, 2019 7:10 pm

Patel has, in his three-decade career as a coach, mentored Olympians Adrian D'souza, halfback Viren Rasquinha and other internationals like the Walmiki brothers, Devendra and Yuvraj.

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

August 18, 2019 10:32 pm

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

September 26, 2018 10:29 am

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

May 03, 2018 7:10 pm

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

August 30, 2015 1:50 am

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

September 25, 2013 11:47 am

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

September 01, 2013 12:48 pm

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

September 01, 2013 1:51 am

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

August 12, 2013 4:22 am

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