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Jul 25, 2018
Asian Games performances will be considered for 2018 National Sports Awards to be held on 25 SeptemberThe 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.
Apr 26, 2018
India captain Virat Kohli recommended for Khel Ratna, Rahul Dravid for Dronacharya award by BCCIThe BCCI has recommended former India captain Rahul Dravid for the prestigious Dronacharya award and once again nominated Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna honour.
Jul 27, 2017
Virender Sehwag named in Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award committee; P Gopichand to pick Dronacharya awardeesThe Arjuna Award Committee will be headed by Justice (retired) CK Thakkar and will meet on 3 August to select this year's awardees.
Jun 08, 2017
Dhyan Chand's son appreciates government's efforts to push for Bharat Ratna for hockey legendOlympian Ashok Kumar said, "I appreciate the government for doing this (requesting Bharat Ratna0 to recognise Dhyan Chand. We are all very happy. People across the country are appreciating this."
Jun 07, 2017
Sports ministry nominates Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna, one more timeThe sports ministry has written to the Prime Minister's Office, requesting Bharat Ratna for the late Dhyan Chand in what can be considered its latest push to bestow the hockey legend with India's highest civilian honour.
May 13, 2017
Sachin: A Billion Dreams, Saina Nehwal — Sports biopics have found favour in BollywoodSports biopics are the flavour of the season with films planned on no fewer than seven sportspersons currently in the works, or ready for release
May 02, 2017
MS Dhoni to produce biopic on hockey legend Dhyan Chand? Varun Dhawan may play lead roleBuzz is that MS Dhoni will join Karan Johar as the producer of this film, which will star Varun Dhawan in the lead role.
Apr 19, 2017
Sports ministry to seek assessment report of infrastructure, coaches at SAI centresAppalled by the state of infrastructure and coaching at some of the SAI centres, Sports Minister Vijay Goel says he has sought an assessment report of the facilities as well as the coaches employed there.
Aug 28, 2016
Former hockey greats demand Bharat Ratna for late legend Dhyan ChandFormer greats today revived the longstanding demand for Bharat Ratna to late hockey legend Dhyan Chand with some saying the "wizard" should have been given the honour ahead of cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar.
Aug 25, 2016
Disappointed with Indian table tennis quartet's performance at Rio Olympics, says ex-national coach Kamlesh MehtaConceding that the performance of the Indian team in the Rio Olympics table tennis competition was not up to his expectations, former national coach Kamlesh Mehta today said it does not mean they should not have taken the flight to Brazil.