Dronacharya Award: News
The Dronacharya Award is sports coaching honour of the Republic of India,awarded annually by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Recipients are selected by a committee constituted by the Ministry. They are honoured to do "outstanding and meritorious work on a consistent basis”. The award comprises a bronze statuette of Dronacharya, a certificate, ceremonial dress, and a cash prize of Rs.5 lakh.
01 Jul 2021Archery
Three-time World Cup silver medalist Jyothi Surekha Vennam has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest sporting honor, by the Archery Association of India (AAI).
31 Jul 2020Virender Sehwag
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.
06 Dec 2019India
Former Indian table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji has passed away at the age of 68.
03 Jan 2019Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team honored Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar by wearing black arm bands on Day one of the fourth Test against Australia at the SCG.
02 Jan 2019Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Ramakant Achrekar, the childhood coach of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 87 from old age-related ailments.
02 Jan 2019Mumbai
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar, has died aged 87.
13 Aug 2018India
As per reports, the BCCI has shortlisted 6 names from the list of 20 applicants for the post of head coach of the Indian women's cricket team.
16 Nov 2017India
As the Indian badminton super coach Pullela Gopichand turns 44 today, a bilingual biopic about his life journey has been announced and will be presented by Fox Star Studios in collaboration with Abundantia Entertainment.
29 Aug 2017India
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 2017India
The list of Arjuna Award winners of this year has been retained by the Sports Ministry.
01 Jun 2017India
Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, in no unclear terms, that the ministry will not give any consideration to Yoga Federation of India's recommendation to give Dronacharya Award to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.
30 May 2017India
Chief of Haryana based non-profit organization Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, has been recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by the Yoga Federation of India.