Monday, Jan 30, 2023

National Sports Day


Watch Sachin Tendulkar roll back the years and bat again

August 30, 2022 5:42 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also greeted people on the National Sports Day on Monday and said the recent years have been great for sports.

Get inspired: How Sachin Tendulkar's family and coach shaped his success

August 30, 2022 7:56 am

India celebrates National Sports Day on 29th August. So let's get inspired by a sports icon. Know the role of his family and teacher since his childhood days in making him the Master Blaster. Aspirants will find it beneficial for Ethics, Essays and life in general.

National Sports Day: Exercise daily for good physical and mental health

August 29, 2021 12:33 pm

According to a doctor, regular physical activity can help children and adolescents improve cardio-respiratory fitness, build strong bones and muscles, control weight, reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression

Hockey Maharashtra celebrates National Sports Day

August 29, 2020 11:12 pm

Hockey players who have represented Maharashtra at the national level and administrators who have contributed to the growth of the sport were recognised at the event.

Sports Minister announces massive hike in prize money of National Sports Awards

August 29, 2020 1:46 pm

The prize money for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award has been increased to a whopping Rs 25 lakh from the previous amount of Rs 7.5 lakh, while Arjuna Award has been enhanced to Rs 15 lakh from Rs 5 lakh.

President Kovind honours record 74 Indians with National Sports Awards

August 29, 2020 3:45 pm

The Khel Ratna and Arjuna awardees, with the exception of a few, logged in from multiple cities to be honoured by President Ram Nath Kovind.

PM Modi to Sachin Tendulkar, country remembers hockey legend Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day

August 29, 2020 11:25 am

Major Dhyan Chand's 115th birth anniversary: This year, the National Sports Awards ceremony is being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Former India athletic coach Purushotham Rai passes away hours before receiving Dronacharya Award

August 29, 2020 3:45 pm

Purushotham Rai was even present for the rehearsals of the felicitation ceremony at Vikasa Soudha, Bengaluru on Thursday.

Indian sporting stars pay tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day

August 29, 2019 4:00 pm

The hockey legend led India to three gold medals in the years – 1928, 1932 and 1936, and scored 400 goals in his 22-year-long career.

National Sports Day: PV Sindhu to Mithali Raj, 5 women athletes whose parents supported them unconditionally

August 29, 2019 12:38 pm

Indian National Sports Day: Kids need unconditional support from parents and that's what the relationship between these successful Indian women sportspersons and their parents proves.


National Sports Day: Big smiles as athletes get rewarded with Khel Ratna, Arjuna

August 30, 2020 9:28 am

In what was the first virtual National Sports Awards ceremony forced due to the coronavirus pandemic, a record 74 sporting heroes of India were bestowed with the honours on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, annually celebrated as India’s sports day.