Articles about Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
09 Aug 2021Politics
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 2021Sports
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).
30 Jun 2021Sports
Indian football legend Sunil Chhetri is set to be recommended by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
21 May 2021Sports
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 2020India
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.
23 Aug 2020Sports
Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik, on Saturday, expressed disappointment as she was not conferred with the Arjuna Award.
18 Aug 2020Sports
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.
18 Aug 2020Sports
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.
15 Aug 2020Sports
Former India skipper MS Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket.
19 Jul 2020Sports
Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh explained why the Punjab government withdrew his nomination from Khel Ratna award shortlist.
31 May 2020Sports
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Saturday, nominated Rohit Sharma for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
05 Nov 2019Sports
Indian skipper Virat Kohli turned 31 on Tuesday, as he prepares to script another glorious year of his career.
16 Aug 2019Sports
Famed Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has been nominated for India's highest sporting honor - the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Friday.
23 Jan 2019Sports
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar launched a book on gymnast Dipa Karmakar at an event in Mumbai.
21 Sep 2018Sports
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 2018Sports
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.
29 Aug 2018Sports
Asian Games 2018 gold medalists Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are in the race for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
02 Aug 2018India
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.
26 Apr 2018Sports
The BCCI has recommended Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
29 Aug 2017Sports
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 2017Sports
The list of Arjuna Award winners of this year has been retained by the Sports Ministry.
18 Mar 2017Sports
Olympic shooter Abhinav Bindra opened up about a serious neurological-medical condition he suffered from in 2014.
30 Dec 2016Sports
Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has bought a new car after returning the BMW, presented to her by Hyderabad District Badminton Association after her performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
23 Dec 2016Sports
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 2016Sports
India's professional billiards player Pankaj Advani created history by winning the World Billiard Championship (150-up format) in Bengaluru.
26 Oct 2016Sports
Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics will not be converted to a silver medal, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) cleared the investigation on Besik Kudukhov.
30 Sep 2016Sports
Indian Government has announced a total cash prize of Rs.90 lakh for the four medal winners of the 2016 Paralympics.
19 Sep 2016Sports
Treating Paralympians as equals with Olympians, Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel stated that next year onwards, paralympic medalists will be bestowed with the Khel Ratna.
15 Sep 2016Sports
On Wednesday, Sports Minister Vijay Goel refused to commit if Rio Paralympics medalists would be conferred with the highest sporting honour in the country, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
30 Aug 2016Sports
Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt may be getting his 2012 London Olympics bronze medal upgraded to silver medal after the silver medallist tested positive for a banned substance.