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.
31 Jul 2020
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 2019
Former Indian table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji has passed away at the age of 68.
03 Jan 2019
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 2019
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 2019
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar, has died aged 87.
13 Aug 2018
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 2017
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 2017
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
The list of Arjuna Award winners of this year has been retained by the Sports Ministry.
01 Jun 2017
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 2017
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.
21 Aug 2016
PV Sindhu, the current Olympic silver medallist and Saina Nehwal, the 2012 bronze winner have one thing in common.