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Delhi HC declines to stay Arjuna Awards ceremony over non-inclusion of sprinter Manjit Singh's name in list
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Delhi HC declines to stay Arjuna Awards ceremony over non-inclusion of sprinter Manjit Singh's name in list

Arjuna Awards are to be conferred on Wednesday during the National Sports Awards ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Simranjit Kaur, Gaurav Solanki, Sonia Chahal nominated for Arjuna Award by Boxing Federation of India
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Simranjit Kaur, Gaurav Solanki, Sonia Chahal nominated for Arjuna Award by Boxing Federation of India

Olympic-bound Simranjit Kaur, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Gaurav Solanki and world championship silver winner Sonia Chahal have been nominated for the Arjuna Award by the Boxing Federation of India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Arjuna awardee Satwiksairaj Rankireddy tests positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Arjuna awardee Satwiksairaj Rankireddy tests positive for COVID-19

Satwiksairaj said he is yet to develop any symptoms of the infection. The national awards will be given away in a virtual ceremony on Saturday due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Hum toh shadow bangaye': Boxer Manoj Kumar's coach Rajesh Kumar Rajound on Dronacharya snub
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'Hum toh shadow bangaye': Boxer Manoj Kumar's coach Rajesh Kumar Rajound on Dronacharya snub

After being snubbed for the Dronacharya, two-time Olympian Manoj Kumar's brother, Rajesh Kumar Rajound, said: "Gareeb aadmi ke liye sirf samaan hi sab kuch hota hai."

‘It’s not as if my career’s over’: Arpinder Singh on missing out on Arjuna Award for fourth time
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‘It’s not as if my career’s over’: Arpinder Singh on missing out on Arjuna Award for fourth time

Arpinder Singh won gold in the triple jump at the 2018 Asian Games. While his coach got a Dronacharya that same year, Arpinder has unsuccessfully applied for the Arjuna Award in three consecutive years since.

National Sports Awards 2020: Rashid Khan, Aditi Ashok, Diksha Dagar recommended for Arjuna Awards by Indian Golf Union
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National Sports Awards 2020: Rashid Khan, Aditi Ashok, Diksha Dagar recommended for Arjuna Awards by Indian Golf Union

Golfers Rashid Khan, Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar have been recommended for this year's Arjuna Awards by the national federation.

Sauna simulations and afternoon runs: How Gaurav Gill is gearing up for World Rally Championship
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Sauna simulations and afternoon runs: How Gaurav Gill is gearing up for World Rally Championship

Gaurav Gill's Arjuna Award honour is also a recognition of rallying as a legitimate discipline, and the six-time Indian National Rally Champion (INRC) hopes that his award lifts the profile of the sport in the country.

BCCI congratulates Ravindra Jadeja, Poonam Yadav on Arjuna honour
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BCCI congratulates Ravindra Jadeja, Poonam Yadav on Arjuna honour

Vinod Rai, who heads the three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) running BCCI right now, said both the cricketers "have raised the bar with their on-field performances."

Asian Games performances will be considered for 2018 National Sports Awards to be held on 25 September
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Asian Games performances will be considered for 2018 National Sports Awards to be held on 25 September

The Sports Ministry is open to the idea of considering outstanding performers of next month's Asian Games for this year's National Sports Awards, which will be held on 25 September instead of the conventional 29 August to ensure that athletes don't miss out due to their participation in the continental showpiece.

Khelo India can be a game changer for Indian sport if managed efficiently, but that's a big 'if' the govt has to contend with
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Khelo India can be a game changer for Indian sport if managed efficiently, but that's a big 'if' the govt has to contend with

If handled efficiently, and with an iron hand, Khelo India can be the game changer that Indian sport has been looking for.

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says Khelo India games will in future include a separate women's championship
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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says Khelo India games will in future include a separate women's championship

Addressing a press conference at the sidelines of the ongoing Khelo India School Games (KISG), Rathore said the number of disciplines in the ongoing event will also be increased from the current 16.

Protesting Deaflympians demand equal treatment as para-athletes from Sports Ministry
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Protesting Deaflympians demand equal treatment as para-athletes from Sports Ministry

The Deaflympians, who had staged a protest at the airport here for not getting a proper welcome by the Sports Ministry, have demanded that they should be treated at par with para-athletes.

Arjuna Award nominee shuttlers Sikki, Sumeeth Reddy insist doubles should get equal treatment, more support
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Arjuna Award nominee shuttlers Sikki, Sumeeth Reddy insist doubles should get equal treatment, more support

Sikki Reddy and Sumeeth Reddy believe it's time doubles must get the appreciation it deserves and are optimistic about their chances of winning the Arjuna Award.

Arjuna Award nominee Gaurav Gill insists racers deserve to be recognised as athletes, not entertainers
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Arjuna Award nominee Gaurav Gill insists racers deserve to be recognised as athletes, not entertainers

No one from the motorsport fraternity has ever been bestowed with the coveted Arjuna Award. Gaurav Gill was nominated two years ago, but was not among the 17 athletes conferred with the honour.

AIFF nominates Oinam Bembem Devi, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Gurpreet Singh Sandhu for Arjuna Awards
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AIFF nominates Oinam Bembem Devi, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Gurpreet Singh Sandhu for Arjuna Awards

The legendary Oinam Bembem Devi, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Gurpreet Sandhu have been nominated for the Arjuna Awards this year by the AIFF

Subrata Pal, Bembem Devi among AIFF's recommendations for Arjuna
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Subrata Pal, Bembem Devi among AIFF's recommendations for Arjuna

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has recommended Indian footballers Subrata Pal, Oinam Bembem Devi, Climax Lawrence and Mahesh Gawli for the prestigious Arjuna Awards.

BCCI recommends off-spinner Ashwin's for Arjuna Award
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BCCI recommends off-spinner Ashwin's for Arjuna Award

The cricketer to get the Arjuna Award last year was Virat Kohli. A total of 46 cricketers, including women, have been conferred the sporting honour.