Dronacharya Award

India's first Dronacharya awardee boxing coach OP Bhardwaj passes away

India's first Dronacharya awardee boxing coach OP Bhardwaj passes away

New Delhi, May 21: India's first Dronacharya awardee coach in boxing, O P Bhardwaj, died on Friday after battling prolonged illness and a...Read More

National Sports Day 2020: History, significance - here's all you need to know

National Sports Day 2020: History, significance - here's all you need to know

Every year on August 29, India celebrates its National sports day. The day is celebrated to honour the legendary hockey player Major Dhya...Read More

Vimal Kumar: We have taken the step which other European countries did in 70s, 80s

Vimal Kumar: We have taken the step which other European countries did in 70s, 80s

He has been finally recognised by the government for his contribution for the game after being one of the awardee of Dronacharya Award th...Read More

A doubly special Navroze for Coach 'Bawa'

A doubly special Navroze for Coach 'Bawa'

Better known as the hockey coach of children of a lesser god, Merzban Patel couldn't have asked for a nicer start to the Parsi New Year. ...Read More

BCCI recommends Rahul Dravid for Dronacharya, Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna, Sunil Gavaskar for Dhyan Chand

BCCI recommends Rahul Dravid for Dronacharya, Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna, Sunil Gavaskar for Dhyan Chand

 Kolkata: The BCCI has recommended former India captain Rahul Dravid for the prestigious Dronacharya award and once again nominated Virat...Read More

P V Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar conferred Khel Ratna along with Jitu Rai

P V Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar conferred Khel Ratna along with Jitu Rai

New Delhi: It was a celebration of woman power in sports as Olympic stars PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar were today conferred ...Read More

Dipa Karmakar recommends gymnast coach Bishweshwar for Dronacharya Award

Dipa Karmakar recommends gymnast coach Bishweshwar for Dronacharya Award

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Amid increasing speculation that Dipa Karmakar has been recommended for the Rajiv Khel Ratna Award, the Indian t...Read More

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Athletes shouldn’t approach court for awards: Sreejesh

New Delhi : Indian hockey team’s goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh feels that athletes taking the legal route to get sports awards is a disturbing...Read More

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HC stays order to confer Dronacharya award on former wrestling coach

New Delhi: A division bench of the Delhi High Court on Saturday stayed a single-judge order directing the centre to confer a Dronacharya ...Read More

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HC orders govt to give Drona Award to ex-wrestling coach

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court directed the government to confer Dronacharya Award 2015 on former chief national wrestling coach Vinod ...Read More

Vinod Kumar relieved to get Dronacharya after HC intervention

Vinod Kumar relieved to get Dronacharya after HC intervention

New Delhi: Former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar today expressed relief and contentment over Delhi High Court’s directive to ...Read More

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Five coaches to get Dronacharya Awards

New Delhi :  Wrestling coach Anoop Singh and Paralympics coach Naval Singh were among the five names officially approved by the Sports Mi...Read More

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Former wrestling coach upset over Dronacharya snub

New Delhi :  Former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar will be filing a petition in the Delhi High Court today against the Dronac...Read More

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Randhawa questions Dronacharya to K P Thomas

New Delhi: Former hurdler and Athletics Federation of India’s selection panel head G S Randhawa has protested the Dronacharya award to be...Read More

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