Articles about Dhyan Chand
09 Aug 2021
Renaming Khel Ratna Award was a political game: Shiv Sena
The Shiv Sena on Monday claimed the Centre's decision to rename the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award after Indian hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand was not the people's wish, but a "political game."
31 Jul 2020
National Sports Awards: Sehwag, Sardar in 12-member selection panel
Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag and hockey stalwart Sardar Singh have been included in a 12-member committee constituted by the sports ministry to select this year's National Sports Awards winners.
25 May 2020
Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior passes away at 95
Hockey stalwart Balbir Singh Dosanjh passed away on Monday after facing several health issues for over two weeks.
17 Oct 2019
A look at the career-defining moments of Major Dhyan Chand
When it comes to Indian hockey, the only player that can come to one's mind at the first glance is none other than Major Dhyan Chand, who played a revolutionary role in the nation's success.
15 Oct 2019
Ranking the greatest moments of Indian hockey
Indian hockey was a force to reckon with, especially during the pre-independence era.
29 Aug 2019
National Sports Day: Athletes who overcame all odds
Sports, be it of any kind, is played by a number of athletes across the globe.
29 Aug 2019
Modi launches 'Fit India Movement', says success has no elevator
With the hope of bringing behavioral changes in the citizens of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the "Fit India Movement" from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.
09 Aug 2019
Independence Day 2019: A look at India's greatest sporting moments
India had always been a sports-crazy nation even before independence. However, their pinnacle came following their independence in 1947.
08 Nov 2018
Smog engulfs Delhi as SC-order on crackers flouted, air-quality 'hazardous'
The morning after Diwali, Delhi woke up to a thick smog with the air quality being termed 'hazardous'.
29 Aug 2018
Birth anniversary: Unbreakable records of Major Dhyan Chand
India celebrates the National Sports Day on August 29 and this day is dedicated to the late hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.
29 Aug 2018
#NationalSportsDay: PM advises people to give priority to sports, fitness
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lauded sportspersons on National Sports Day and said that this year has been great for Indian sports as country's athletes have excelled in various tournaments, including in the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games.
29 Jul 2018
Asiad Gold medalist, Hakam Singh Bhattal, battling serious ailments
Former Indian athlete, Hakam Singh Bhattal, who had won gold medal at the 1978 Asian Games, is battling for his life.
26 Apr 2018
BCCI recommends Khel Ratna for Kohli, Dronacharya award for Dravid
The BCCI has recommended Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
01 Mar 2018
Arjuna awardee para-swimmer suspended for filming female swimmers
In a shocking case, the Paralympic Committee of India has decided to suspend para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for a period of 3 years after he was found guilty of recording videos of female swimmers last year during an event in Jaipur.
29 Aug 2017
Why do we have a National Sports Day?
National Sports Day is celebrated in honour of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birthday on 29th August every year.
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."
29 Aug 2016
Hockey legends protest, demand Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand
On Sunday, several former hockey legends assembled at Jantar Mantar to reiterate the demand of awarding Bharat Ratna to Dhyan Chand posthumously.