Dronacharya Awards

Dronacharya Awards News

Compound archery coach Jiwanjot Singh Teja resigns after Dronacharya snub

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

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

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

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

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

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


Fernandez,the ‘Cuban’ gets his due

In a first,foreign boxing coach recommended for Dronacharya