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Sep 17, 2017
Sports Ministry adds 107 athletes to TOPS list for 2018 Commonwealth and Asian GamesInterestingly, 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.
Aug 29, 2017
Khel Ratna winner Devendra Jhajharia wants state governments to provide more support to disabled athletesJavelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia is the only Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals
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 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, Sardar Singh recommended for Khel Ratna; Cheteshwar Pujara for Arjuna awardTwo-time Paralympic gold-medallist Devendra Jhajharia on Thursday became the first paralympian to be recommended for the country's highest sporting honour -- the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award -- along with former hockey captain Sardar Singh.
Jun 06, 2017
Rio Paralympics gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu in a spot of bother after teen's deathThe 19-year-old, identified as Satish Kumar, was found dead near a railway track in Tamil Nadu's Salem district. He had hit the parked car of Mariyappan a day earlier, which led to the squabble.
Mar 31, 2017
Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar among sporting icons awarded with Padma ShriIndian cricket skipper Virat Kohli, Rio Olympics bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar were honoured with the Padma Shri by President Pranab Mukherjee at a civil investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday.
Jan 25, 2017
Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik among eight sportspersons chosen for 2017 Padma Shri awardApart from Kohli and Sakshi, the other sportspersons named for this award are Mariyappan Thangavelu and Deepa Malik, Dipa Karmakar, PR Sreejesh, Vikas Gowda and Shekar Naik.