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Arjuna and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratnas: this is how Indian athletes responded

Reactions from a few athletes or their near ones who were nominated for the Arjuna Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

published on : 4th August 2017

Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu thrilled to be recommended for Arjuna Award

Tamil Nadu's para-athlete Mariyappan Thangavelu and former national table tennis champion Anthony Amalraj today expressed joy over being recommended for the Arjuna Award.

published on : 3rd August 2017

Cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur, Cheteshwar Pujara in Arjuna Awards list

Cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur and Cheteshwar Pujara along with Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu were among 17 sportspersons who will be getting the prestigious Arjuna Awards this year.

published on : 3rd August 2017

Virendra Sehwag, PT Usha named in Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award committee

Former India opener Virender Sehwag and celebrated athlete P T Usha have been named in a 12-member Committee which has been handed the job to pick this year's Khel Ratna and Arjuna awardees.

published on : 27th July 2017

AITA to recommend Rohan Bopanna's name for Arjuna award

Bopanna yesterday won his maiden Grand Slam title by winning the mixed doubled trophy at the French Open with Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski.

published on : 9th June 2017

Sikki, Sumeeth recommended for Arjuna award by BAI

The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has recommended doubles specialists N Sikki Reddy and B Sumeeth Reddy for this year's Arjuna awards.

published on : 6th May 2017

Women's trio of WC medallists recommended for Arjuna award by Boxing Federation

The women's trio of World Championship silver-medallists -- Saweety Boora (81kg), Sonia Lather (57kg), and Sarjubala Devi (51kg) -- were recommended by the BFI for this year's Arjuna awards.

published on : 4th May 2017

Indian Golf Union recommends Chawrasia, Aditi Ashok for Arjuna award

IGU has also put forward leading coach Vijay Divecha's name for Dronacharya Award and Mukesh Kumar has been recommended for 'Lifetime Achievement' Award.

published on : 2nd May 2017

Hockey India recommends Sardar Singh for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Sardar Singh had earlier received the Arjuna Award in 2012 and Padma Shri in 2015.      

published on : 1st May 2017

Arjuna-awardee footballer Subrata Paul fails dope test; fans shocked

The NADA conducted a dope test in Mumbai when the Indian men’s football team were going to Cambodia for a friendly match.

published on : 25th April 2017

The muscle behind Dangal: Kripa Shankar Bishnoi

Arjuna Awardee Kripa Shankar Bishnoi has made the on-screen Phogats wrestle right.

published on : 23rd December 2016

Arjuna awardee shooter in Delhi booked on rape charge

Also NRAI has been contacted by the Delhi Police to assist in tracing the accused who has gone incommunicado.

published on : 5th December 2016

Broke PT Usha’s record, can’t hitch a ride

But the Arjuna Award winner Sharath says that except the Volvo buses, he finds very few disabled-friendly public transport.

published on : 24th November 2016

Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane receive Arjuna awards

Sports Minister Vijay Goel gave away Arjuna Awards to cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane at a function.

published on : 16th September 2016

Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane receive Arjuna awards

Sports Minister Vijay Goel gave away Arjuna Awards to cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane at a function.

published on : 16th September 2016
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