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Here's why it's time to put an end to Poonia's Khel Ratna campaign
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Here's why it's time to put an end to Poonia's Khel Ratna campaign

Turning the Khel Ratna into a political contest, as Krishan Poonia has done, disrespects not only the process but the award itself.

Krishna Poonia denies 'politicising' Khel Ratna award
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Krishna Poonia denies 'politicising' Khel Ratna award

The athlete's reaction came after ace shooter and Khel Ratna selection panel member Anjali Bhagwat revealed that Poonia had called her to lobby for the top honour.

Poonia's Khel Ratna hopes in balance as file waits with Sports Minister
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Poonia's Khel Ratna hopes in balance as file waits with Sports Minister

Poonia, a 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, was upset that the committee ignored her for the Khel Ratna despite having support from some members.

Sports Ministry delays announcing sports awards after lobbying by Poonia
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Sports Ministry delays announcing sports awards after lobbying by Poonia

The ministry was supposed to make the list final Tuesday, but Poonia, who is upset at not getting the Khel Ratna, spent the whole day lobbying for the award at the ministry.

Sports Ministry to decide on Poonia's inclusion for Khel Ratna tomorrow
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Sports Ministry to decide on Poonia's inclusion for Khel Ratna tomorrow

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh today had one round of meeting with his secretary PK Deb and Sports Authority of India Director General Jiji Thomson and decided to meet again tomorrow for a final decision.

Credibility of Khel Ratna panel should not be questioned: Moraad Ali Khan
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Credibility of Khel Ratna panel should not be questioned: Moraad Ali Khan

The recommendation of shooter Ronjan Sodhi for the Khel Ratna has sparked off a controversy as a member of the selection panel has raised questions about the selection process.

Govt should jointly confer Khel Ratna to Sodhi, Poonia: Sushil Kumar
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Govt should jointly confer Khel Ratna to Sodhi, Poonia: Sushil Kumar

Sushil came up with the suggestion that Poonia and Sodhi be jointly conferred the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.

Poonia hopeful of Khel Ratna 'justice' after meeting Sports Minister
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Poonia hopeful of Khel Ratna 'justice' after meeting Sports Minister

Poonia first visited the Sports Ministry but since Singh was not available there, she went to the Defence Ministry but to no avail.

Poonia intends to meet Sports Minister over Khel Ratna controversy
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Poonia intends to meet Sports Minister over Khel Ratna controversy

Commonwealth Games gold-medallist discus thrower Krishna Poonia and London Paralympics silver medallist HN Girisha were considered for the award but not chosen.

Indian athletes bag 11 medals at Asian Grand Prix
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Indian athletes bag 11 medals at Asian Grand Prix

However, it was disappointment for Maheshwary as he missed the World Championships qualification standard by just two centimetres.

Poonia's medal dreams get corporate backing
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Poonia's medal dreams get corporate backing

It is the first sponsorship agreement with a private sector company for the Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

London Olympics recap: Saina's bronze and Poonia's heart
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London Olympics recap: Saina's bronze and Poonia's heart

All the live action from London 2012, with a special, detailed focus on India’s performances.

Poonia finishes 7th in discus throw at Olympics
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Poonia finishes 7th in discus throw at Olympics

There was more disappointment for the Indians in the men's 20km race walk in which only K T Irfan put up a decent show to finish in the tenth position with a timing of 1:20:21.

Discus thrower Poonia dreams of Olympics medal
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Discus thrower Poonia dreams of Olympics medal

Poonia threw 64.76 meters in an event in Hawaii earlier this month to break India's national record but believes she needs to touch the 65 meter mark to win something.