Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award: News
09 Aug 2021Narendra Modi
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."
06 Aug 2021Sports
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, announced that the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award will now be known as Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.
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).
21 May 2021Ministry of Sports
The Ministry of Sports on Thursday invited applications for the National Sports Awards, allowing eligible athletes, coaches, universities, and other entities to self-nominate and apply online.
06 Dec 2020Haryana
Boxer Vijender Singh (35) on Sunday said that he will return his 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' award if the government does not withdraw the three contentious farm laws.
18 Aug 2020Rohit Sharma
Indian opener Rohit Sharma is among the four athletes who have been recommended for India's highest sporting honor, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
16 Aug 2019Wrestling
Famed Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has been nominated for India's highest sporting honor - the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Friday.
21 Sep 2018Virat Kohli
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by the Sports Ministry.
17 Sep 2018India
Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were today jointly recommended for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest sporting honor.
02 Aug 2018Piyush Goyal
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today approved a new policy for promotion of railway sportspersons, according to which not just those who win medals but even those who are awarded Padma Shri or have produced medal winners will be promoted as officers.
13 Dec 2016Pankaj Advani
India's professional billiards player Pankaj Advani created history by winning the World Billiard Championship (150-up format) in Bengaluru.