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Friday, August 14, 2020

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna


National Sports Awards: Ministry extends deadline till June 22; allows self-nomination

June 03, 2020 3:43 pm

The sports ministry has extended the deadline for submitting applications for the national sports awards till June 22 and also allowed athletes to self-nominate.

TTFI recommends Manika Batra for Khel Ratna, three others for Arjuna Awards

June 02, 2020 5:39 pm

The federation has recommended veteran Madhurika Patkar, Manav Thakkar and Suthirtha Mukherjee for the Arjuna Award.

Amit Panghal, Vikas Krishan nominated for Khel Ratna by BFI; 3 names for Arjuna

June 01, 2020 6:45 pm

The BFI has nominated world bronze-winning trio of Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Simranjit Kaur (64kg), and Manish Kaushik (63kg) for the Arjuna awards.

BCCI nominates 4 players for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award

May 31, 2020 8:28 am

The players have been nominated as per the guidelines mentioned by the sports ministry, who had sought invitations for the respective awards with the period of consideration beginning January 1, 2016 till December 31, 2019.

NRAI nominates Anjum Moudgil for Khel Ratna, Jaspal Rana for Dronacharya Award

May 14, 2020 12:35 pm

Anjum Moudgil, who started shooting in 2008, is among the first two Indians to have secured quota places in the sport for the Tokyo Olympics.

Sports ministry invites nominations for national sports awards through e-mail

May 05, 2020 6:46 pm

The process, which usually begins in April, was pushed to this month because of the lockdown, which is into its third phase and will end on May 17.

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.

Ace wrestler Bajrang Punia nominated for Khel Ratna award

August 17, 2019 7:44 am

Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat were recommended by the Wrestling Federation of India for the prestigious award.

Harbhajan Singh questions delay in Khel Ratna nomination, Punjab minister orders probe

July 31, 2019 4:21 pm

The 39-year-old uploaded a video on his Twitter handle claiming that he had completed all the required formalities in time.

Dutee Chand, Harbhajan Singh nominations for national awards rejected

July 28, 2019 12:20 pm

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Saturday rejected the nominations of Indian sprinter Dutee Chand as well as cricketer Harbhajan Singh for Arjuna and Khel Ratna awards respectively.


Rohit Sharma, Neeraj Chopra, Anjum Moudgil recommended for Khel Ratna awards

May 31, 2020 2:10 pm

Rohit Sharma, Neeraj Chopra and Anjum Moudgil have been recommended for Khel Ratna awards for this year.

Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu, other athletes conferred with Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards by President Ram Nath Kovind

September 28, 2018 7:23 am

Virat Kohli sent the shutterbugs into a clicking frenzy as he received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, sharing the country's highest sporting honour with world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.