Arjuna award

National Sports Day 2020: President  Kovind honours sportspersons with Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards virtually

National Sports Day 2020: President Kovind honours sportspersons with Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards virtually

India's sporting heroes were bestowed the annual national awards in an unparalleled online ceremony amid the COVID-19 pandemic during whi...Read More

 Family stood rock solid behind defender Sandesh Jhingan

Family stood rock solid behind defender Sandesh Jhingan

MumbaiIndia's mainstay in the backline doesn't have to look far for inspiration. When Sandesh Jhingan looked up in the contacts to thank ...Read More

Dutee Chand becomes first openly LGBT sportsperson to win Arjuna Award

Dutee Chand becomes first openly LGBT sportsperson to win Arjuna Award

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has become the first openly LGBT sportsperson to win the Arjuna Award. The Sports Ministry on Friday confirme...Read More

Rohit Sharma among 5 Khel Ratna recipients, Dutee Chand among 27 Arjuna Award recipients

Rohit Sharma among 5 Khel Ratna recipients, Dutee Chand among 27 Arjuna Award recipients

Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma will be conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while ace sprinter Dutee Chand will receive ...Read More

Ishant Sharma among 29 recommended for Arjuna Award

Ishant Sharma among 29 recommended for Arjuna Award

India pacer Ishant Sharma was on Tuesday named in a 29-strong list of athletes recommended for this year's Arjuna award by the sports min...Read More

Cleared of dope Sanjita Chanu to be awarded

Cleared of dope Sanjita Chanu to be awarded

New DelhiCleared of the dope taint, two-time Commonwealth Games gold-winning weightlifter Sanjita Chanu will finally get the coveted Arju...Read More

BCCI nominates Rohit Sharma for Khel Ratna, Dhawan, Ishant and Deepti for Arjuna

BCCI nominates Rohit Sharma for Khel Ratna, Dhawan, Ishant and Deepti for Arjuna

New Delhi: India's limited overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma has been nominated for the prestigious 'Khel Ratna', the BCCI announced on Sat...Read More

Weightlifting federation nominates Khel Ratna recipient Mirabai Chanu for Arjuna award

Weightlifting federation nominates Khel Ratna recipient Mirabai Chanu for Arjuna award

In an unusual move, ace lifter Mirabai Chanu has been nominated for the Arjuna award by the national federation though the former world c...Read More

Denied Arjuna repeatedly, Indian boxer Amit Panghal requests Kiren Rijiju to revamp sports awards selection process

Denied Arjuna repeatedly, Indian boxer Amit Panghal requests Kiren Rijiju to revamp sports awards selection process

Repeatedly denied the Arjuna award for an "inadvertent" dope offence back in 2012, Asian Games gold-winning boxer Amit Panghal on Friday ...Read More

Tributes pour in after one of India's finest footballer, PK Banerjee breathes his last

Tributes pour in after one of India's finest footballer, PK Banerjee breathes his last

Banerjee, 83, India's first footballer to receive Arjuna award as well as Padmashree, breathed his last on Friday after prolonged illness.

Was my dream to receive Arjuna Award from President: Pramod Bhagat

Was my dream to receive Arjuna Award from President: Pramod Bhagat

Bhagat was conferred with Arjuna Award from President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan

Will always try to make India proud: Ravindra Jadeja

Will always try to make India proud: Ravindra Jadeja

"First of all, I would like to thank the Government of India for conferring me with the Arjuna Award. I would also like to congratulate a...Read More

Hockey India recommend P.R. Sreejesh for Khel Ratna

Hockey India recommend P.R. Sreejesh for Khel Ratna

New Delhi: Hockey India has recommended goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while the experienced ...Read More

Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Poonam Yadav recommended for Arjuna Award

Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Poonam Yadav recommended for Arjuna Award

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday recommended the names of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra...Read More

PM Narendra Modi congratulates winners of National Sports Awards

PM Narendra Modi congratulates winners of National Sports Awards

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai ...Read More

AITA nominates Yuki Bhambri and Rohan Bopanna for Arjuna Award

AITA nominates Yuki Bhambri and Rohan Bopanna for Arjuna Award

New Delhi: The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has decided to recommend the names of star shuttlers Rohan Bopanna and Yuki Bhambri fo...Read More

Shikhar, Smriti for Arjuna award

Shikhar, Smriti for Arjuna award

New Delhi : The BCCI on Wednesday recommended India opener Shikhar Dhawan and women’s team player Smriti Mandhana for the Arjuna award.

CWG 2018 star Manika Batra recommended for Arjuna Award

CWG 2018 star Manika Batra recommended for Arjuna Award

New Delhi: The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) today recommended Manika Batra, the country’s only quadruple medallist at the Comm...Read More

Arjuna award devalued, made cheap, feel past recipients

Arjuna award devalued, made cheap, feel past recipients

“The dignity has to be maintained. Why do you need to give Arjuna every year. Is it necessary? We are now throwing the awards away,”  — A...Read More

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I dedicate my Arjuna to the women of India: Bembem Devi

New Delhi : Oinam Bembem Devi, the flagbearer of Indian women’s football for over two decades, on Tuesday dedicated her Arjuna Award to w...Read More

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