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Aug 19, 2017
Rohan Bopanna absent from Arjuna award shortlist; para-coach Satyanarayana dropped from Dronacharya listThere was a debate if Rohan Bopanna, whose nomination by the All India Tennis Association reached ministry late, should be added to this year's Arjuna Award.
Aug 18, 2017
Paralympian Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna, says she has backing of Haryana CM Manohar Lal KhattarMalik, the first Indian woman athlete to win a medal at the Paralympics, wrote an e-mail to the Sports minister Vijay Goel making the appeal and also sought an appointment
Aug 06, 2017
Devendra Jhajharia says Khel Ratna honour will inspire other para-athletes to aim bigJhajaria thanked his mother who helped him at every juncture, including encouraging him to take up sports despite meeting with a mishap when he was just eight
Aug 05, 2017
Coach Satyanarayana says Dronacharya Award nomination boost for para-athletesNoted athletics coach Satyanarayana, mentor of Mariyappan Thangavelu, who won a gold in the Rio Paralympics in 2016, says being recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya Award is a recognition not for him alone but for para-athletes too.
Aug 04, 2017
Mariyappan Thangavelu, Anthony Amalraj delighted at being recommended for Arjuna AwardsTamil Nadu's para-athlete Mariyappan Thangavelu and former national table tennis champion Anthony Amalraj on Thursday expressed joy over being recommended for the Arjuna Award, saying it will motivate them to achieve greater heights.
Aug 03, 2017
Devendra Jhajharia envisioned Khel Ratna after clinching gold in 2004 Athens GamesAfter becoming the first Paralympian to be nominated for the country's highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna — two-time Paralympics gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia on Thursday said he should have bagged the award more than a decade back when he clinched the gold with a world record at the Athens Games in 2004.
Jul 25, 2017
Para Athletics Championship 2017: India end campaign with five medals including a goldIndia ended their World Para Athletics Championship campaign with five medals, including a gold on Sunday.
Jul 25, 2017
Deepa Malik biopic: Farhan Akhtar's Excel Entertainment to produce film on Arjuna awardeeFarhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani from Excel Entertainment are gearing up for their biopic on Indian paralympics champion Deepa Malik.
Jul 23, 2017
Andy Roddick inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame, says he was lucky to play in the era of the 'Big Four'Roddick was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame with Belgian Kim Clijsters and Dutch Paralympic champion Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch.
Jul 15, 2017
Abhinav Bindra writes to Sports Ministry, suggests to set up helpline for touring Indian athletesIndian Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra gave a suggestion to the Sports Ministry to help athletes who are travelling abroad regularly to participate in global events.