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National Sports Awards' selection panel to meet on 17, 18 August to decide winners
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National Sports Awards' selection panel to meet on 17, 18 August to decide winners

The National Sports Awards include the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the Arjuna award, Dronacharya award and the Dhyan Chand award

India's medal count at Tokyo Paralympics 'will be in double digits,' says Deepa Malik
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India's medal count at Tokyo Paralympics 'will be in double digits,' says Deepa Malik

Malik had won the silver in Rio after throwing the shot put at a distance of 4.61m.

Virender Sehwag, Sardar Singh included in 12-member selection committee for National Sports Awards
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Virender Sehwag, Sardar Singh included in 12-member selection committee for National Sports Awards

The national sports awards are given away every year on 29 August, the birth anniversary of hockey icon Dhyan Chand.

Deepa Malik confirms retiring from sport in September, says didn’t make news public while running for Indian Paralympic chief
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Deepa Malik confirms retiring from sport in September, says didn’t make news public while running for Indian Paralympic chief

Deepa Malik, the first Indian woman to claim a medal in the Paralympic Games, has retired from active sports, a decision she took before becoming the Paralympic Committee of India President earlier this year but revealed only on Monday.

Paralympic Committee of India welcomes Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020's postponement, says 'absolutely the right thing to do'
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Paralympic Committee of India welcomes Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020's postponement, says 'absolutely the right thing to do'

President Deepa Malik had earlier said that "health of the athletes will always be our top priority".

Paralympic Committee of India puts national and state events on hold due to coronavirus threat
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Paralympic Committee of India puts national and state events on hold due to coronavirus threat

The PCI was scheduled to host national para-athletics championship in Mysore from 26-28 March and national swimming championship from 28-20 March in Bengaluru.

Deepa Malik elected Paralympic Committee of India president; results of elections subject to pending case in Delhi HC
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Deepa Malik elected Paralympic Committee of India president; results of elections subject to pending case in Delhi HC

The 49-year-old Deepa, who won a silver in shot put F-53 event in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, was elected unopposed as president in the PCI polls held in Bengaluru on Friday.

Rajiv Gandhi Kel Ratna nominee Deepa Malik says her journey has been about changing people's attitude towards disability
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Rajiv Gandhi Kel Ratna nominee Deepa Malik says her journey has been about changing people's attitude towards disability

Malik, a silver medallist at the last Paralympics in Rio feels that her whole journey has been more about trying to change people's attitude towards how they look at disability.

Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik in contention for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award; Ravindra Jadeja included in Arjuna Award nominees' list
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Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik in contention for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award; Ravindra Jadeja included in Arjuna Award nominees' list

The name of 48-year-old Deepa, who won a silver in the shot put F53 category in the 2016 Rio Paralympics, was added for the Khel Ratna by a 12-member selection committee on the second day of the two-day meeting.

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: 2016 silver-medallist Deepa Malik backs out of games due to injury, considers taking up swimming
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: 2016 silver-medallist Deepa Malik backs out of games due to injury, considers taking up swimming

Malik had won a silver in shot put in 2016 Paralympics, but she revealed that shot put and javelin in her disability category were not a part of the next Paralympics, which will be hosted by Tokyo from 25 August

Asian Para Games 2018: Shuttlers win two more gold medals as India end tournament with 72 podium finishes
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Asian Para Games 2018: Shuttlers win two more gold medals as India end tournament with 72 podium finishes

India recorded its best-ever showing by adding two more gold, a few silver and some bronze medals for a total of 72 podium finishes as the 2018 Asian Para Games drew to a close on Saturday.

Asian Para Games 2018: India bags two golds in chess via K Jennintha Anto, Kishan Gangoli; Parul Parmar claims top spot in badminton
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Asian Para Games 2018: India bags two golds in chess via K Jennintha Anto, Kishan Gangoli; Parul Parmar claims top spot in badminton

India enjoyed a successful second-last day of the Asian Para Games in Indonesia, with Indian athletes winning three gold and host of bronzes to add to their medal tally.

Asian Para Games 2018: Deepa Malik clinches bronze medal with best effort of 9.67 metres in discus throw
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Asian Para Games 2018: Deepa Malik clinches bronze medal with best effort of 9.67 metres in discus throw

Rio Paralympics medallist Deepa Malik bagged her second medal as he clinched a bronze in the women's F51/52/53s discus throw event at the Asian Para Games on Friday

Shah Rukh Khan reveals para-athlete Deepa Malik inspired him to not 'quit everything' a month ago
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Shah Rukh Khan reveals para-athlete Deepa Malik inspired him to not 'quit everything' a month ago

The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) in presence of actor Shah Rukh Khan gave a rousing send-off to the athletes ahead of the third Asian Para Games, slated to be held in Jakarta from 6-13 October

Bhaichung Bhutia, PT Usha and other sporting stalwarts laud government's 'Khelo India' initiative
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Bhaichung Bhutia, PT Usha and other sporting stalwarts laud government's 'Khelo India' initiative

Bhutia said, "The pyramid structure of Khelo India will have a strong and lasting impact at the grassroots level. It is important that we reach out to the kids and encourage them to go out and play."

Sports Ministry adds 107 athletes to TOPS list for 2018 Commonwealth and Asian Games
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Sports Ministry adds 107 athletes to TOPS list for 2018 Commonwealth and Asian Games

Interestingly, the TOPS list drawn for the 2020 Olympics included only young shuttler Lakshya Sen, track and field athletes Lilli Das, Sanjivani Jadhav and Tejaswin Shanker.

Para Athletics Championship 2017: India end campaign with five medals including a gold
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Para Athletics Championship 2017: India end campaign with five medals including a gold

India ended their World Para Athletics Championship campaign with five medals, including a gold on Sunday.

Deepa Malik biopic: Farhan Akhtar's Excel Entertainment to produce film on Arjuna awardee
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Deepa Malik biopic: Farhan Akhtar's Excel Entertainment to produce film on Arjuna awardee

Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani from Excel Entertainment are gearing up for their biopic on Indian paralympics champion Deepa Malik.

Abhinav Bindra writes to Sports Ministry, suggests to set up helpline for touring Indian athletes
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Abhinav Bindra writes to Sports Ministry, suggests to set up helpline for touring Indian athletes

Indian 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.

PV Sindhu named 'Sportsperson of the Year'; Abhinav Bindra bags 'Lifetime Achievement Award'
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PV Sindhu named 'Sportsperson of the Year'; Abhinav Bindra bags 'Lifetime Achievement Award'

Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu was bestowed with the 'Sportsperson of the Year' award during the 'Maruti Suzuki Sportsperson of the Year' Charity Gala Awards on Thursday