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Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is now Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the move was based on numerous requests he had received from across the nation

06 Aug 2021 11:45 PM

BAI recommends Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth's name for Khel Ratna Award

For Arjuna Award, BAI has put forward the names of HS Prannoy, Pranav Jerry Chopra, and Sameer Verma

01 Jul 2021 1:36 PM

Covid-19 pandemic delays National Sports Awards process

Nominations for the awards are generally invited in April while the ceremony to confer them is held on August 29

26 Apr 2020 6:32 PM

President Kovind presents National Sports Awards to sports candidates

The President also conferred Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award, Dhyan Chand Award, and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar.

29 Aug 2019 10:00 PM

Deepa Malik gets Khel Ratna award as Bajrang Punia misses ceremony

Training commitments kept co-awardee Bajrang Punia away from the ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

29 Aug 2019 7:39 PM