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Sunday, December 08, 2019

Dronacharya Awards


Compound archery coach Jiwanjot Singh Teja resigns after Dronacharya snub

September 21, 2018 9:21 pm

Stating that "gross injustice" was meted out to him, Jiwanjot Singh Teja said he was not demanding the award but wants a transparent process in the selection of the candidates.

Dronacharya Award to archery coach Jiwanjot Singh Teja rejected due to past indiscretion

September 20, 2018 4:11 pm

National compound archery coach Jiwanjot Singh Teja was recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by the selection committee, only for his name to be rejected by the sports ministry for an indiscretion three years ago.

Jiwanjot Singh Teja, SS Pannu recommended for Dronacharya Award

September 18, 2018 1:29 am

Jiwanjot Singh Teja is set to become one of the youngest Dronacharya awardees after the 34-year old's name was recommended for the honour along with Asian Games gold medallist Arpinder Singh's coach S S Pannu.

Justice Mukul Mudgal to head selection committee for Dronacharya and Dhyanchand awards

September 11, 2018 3:31 pm

The selection committee features former Commonwealth Games gold-winning air pistol shooter Samresh Jung and shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa among others.

IBPA plea to confer Dronacharya award on Rajesh Patel posthumously

May 09, 2018 9:23 pm

The Integrated Basketball Players Association (IBPA), made the plea in a letter to the Minister, a copy of which was released to the media in Chennai.

Mahaveer, Lingappa among five nominated for Dronacharya awards

August 12, 2014 12:41 am

Shiva and Sumit won silver medals at the Youth Olympics and Asian Junior Championship under Manoharan in 2010.

Fernandez,the ‘Cuban’ gets his due

August 22, 2012 12:11 am

In a first,foreign boxing coach recommended for Dronacharya