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Thursday, October 29, 2020

National Sports Day

NATIONAL SPORTS DAY NEWS

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.

UGC asks all faculty, students to walk 10,000 steps as PM Modi to launch Fit India movement

August 27, 2019 12:03 pm

The higher educational institutes have been directed to prepare and implement a fitness plan, incorporate sports, exercise, physical activities for fitness into the daily routine.

National Sports Day: PM Narendra Modi salutes Indian athletes for hardwork, resolve

August 29, 2018 1:33 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to Indian hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary and urged people to give priorities to sports and fitness related activities.

When sports legend Dhyan Chand was offered a job by Adolf Hitler

August 29, 2017 6:04 pm

Dhyan Chand was often called a ‘magician’ on the Hockey field. Such was his aura that it spread beyond India to Germany, Britain, Japan and Holland.

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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.