Arjuna Award: News

25 Jan 2024

Mary Kom

Decoding Mary Kom's achievements as she refutes retirement reports

Six-time World Champion Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom has refuted the reports of her retirement

Shami to receive Arjuna Award; Satwiksairaj, Chirag get Khel Ratna

Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami is set to receive the prestigious Arjuna Award, the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announced on December 20.

13 Dec 2023

Mohammed Shami

Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami recommended for Arjuna Award: Details here

Indian pacer Mohammed Shami, who made waves with his searing spells in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup, has been recommended for this year's Arjuna Award by the BCCI.

27 Oct 2021

Shikhar Dhawan

Mithali Raj to be conferred with Khel Ratna award

Indian legend Mithali Raj is set to be conferred with the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award.

28 Jul 2021


Legendary Indian badminton player Nandu Natekar no more

Legendary badminton player Nandu Natekar, the first Indian to win an international title in 1956, died in Pune on Wednesday.

23 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

What should I do to receive Arjuna Award, asks Sakshi

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, on Saturday, expressed disappointment as she was not conferred with the Arjuna Award.

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma is among 29 athletes who have been recommended for this year's Arjuna award by the National Sports Awards selection committee.

25 Jun 2020

Delhi High Court

Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

After being cleared of doping, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu will finally receive the coveted Arjuna Award which has been withheld since 2018.

31 May 2020


Rohit Sharma nominated for prestigious Khel Ratna Award

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Saturday, nominated Rohit Sharma for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

14 May 2020


Jasprit Bumrah likely to be BCCI's nomination for Arjuna Award

India's pace sensation Jasprit Bumrah is expected to be BCCI's nomination for the prestigious Arjuna Award this year.

18 Oct 2019


Here are some interesting facts about PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu is one of the top shuttlers, across the globe.

15 May 2019

Kapil Sharma

5,000 people attended my wedding, I knew only 40-50: Kapil

Kapil Sharma, who got married to his longtime girlfriend Ginni Chatrath in December last year, shared a very interesting anecdote from his wedding on his show.

27 Apr 2019


Arjuna Award: BCCI recommends names of these four cricketers

The Board of Control for India (BCCI) on Saturday recommended the names of four cricketers for the prestigious Arjuna Award.

09 Sep 2018


Boxer Amit Panghal might not get Arjuna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalist, Amit Panghal won hearts with a superb show in Indonesia.

22 Jul 2018


SAI selects 734 players under Khelo India scheme

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has selected 734 players for a scholarship programme.

Punjab: Women's T20 captain loses DSP post over fake degree

The Punjab government has landed in a major embarrassment: an Arjuna awardee, whom CM Amarinder Singh chose for appointment as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), has been found to possess a fake graduation degree.

20 May 2018


Former India captain Anjum Chopra turns 41

Former India captain Anjum Chopra turns 41 today.

25 Apr 2018


BCCI recommends Shikhar Dhawan, Smriti Mandhana for Arjuna Award

The BCCI has recommended India opener Shikhar Dhawan, and women's team player Smriti Mandhana for the Arjuna Award said the Board's Acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary.

27 Mar 2018


Rape accused Ghosh dropped from Ultimate Table Tennis Player draft

25-year-old Indian table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh, who has been accused of rape by a teenager in Kolkata, has suffered another blow.

14 Mar 2018


Deepa Malik books her berth in 2018 Asian Para Games

India's para-athlete Deepa Malik qualified for the 2018 Asian Para Games by securing a top spot in discus Asia Ranking 53 category and a second place in Asian Games combined category event 51/52/53.

11 Jan 2018

Road Accidents

Wrestler and coach Sukhchain Singh Cheema dies in road accident

Renowned wrestler and coach, Sukhchain Singh Cheema died in a road accident on Wednesday night.

29 Aug 2017


It's National Sports Day, the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand

To commemorate the birth anniversary of field hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, Indian government, in 2012, designated the 29th of August as "National Sports Day."

19 Aug 2017


Recipients of Arjuna and Dronacharya awards finalized

The list of Arjuna Award winners of this year has been retained by the Sports Ministry.

18 Mar 2017

Padma Bhushan

Abhinav Bindra opens up about his neurological medical condition

Olympic shooter Abhinav Bindra opened up about a serious neurological-medical condition he suffered from in 2014.

30 Dec 2016


India continues to dominate world kabaddi in 2016

The Indian men's and women's kabaddi team continued to dominate the world in 2016.

Mary Kom honoured with 'Legends Award' by the AIBA

Celebrated Indian boxer and five-time world champion MC Mary Kom was honoured by the AIBA (International Boxing Federation) during its 70th anniversary at Montreux, Switzerland.

13 Dec 2016

Pankaj Advani

Pankaj Advani wins his 11th World Billiards Championship title

India's professional billiards player Pankaj Advani created history by winning the World Billiard Championship (150-up format) in Bengaluru.

18 Oct 2016

Pro Kabaddi League

Anup Kumar to retire after the KWC

Indian kabaddi team skipper Anup Kumar informed that he would take international retirement after the ongoing Kabaddi World Cup.

07 Sep 2016

Padma Bhushan

Padma Bhushan for Sushil Kumar?

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has recommended two time Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar's name for this year's Padma Bhushan Award.