Sports ministry dispels myth that hockey is national sport in RTI reply, says Centre has not declared a national game
The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has said that the Centre has not declared any sport as the 'national game' of the country.
Jadeja missed the National Awards ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday on the occasion of National Sports Day as he is currently at the Caribbean with the national team.
National Sports Day: From Deepa Malik to Ravindra Jadeja, complete list of Khel Ratna, Arjuna and Dronacharya Award winners
Here's a complete list of athletes who were honoured on National Sports Day by the President of India
Narendra Modi launches 'Fit India Movement' on hockey legend Dhyan Chand's birth anniversary, says fitness necessary for healthy life
The fitness programme launched by Narendra Modi will be broadcast live by Doordarshan between 10 am to 11 am. As part of the movement, common people would be informed about the advantages of staying fit and healthy.
National Sports Day 2019: History, significance of day commemorating 114th birth anniversary of hockey 'wizard' Major Dhyan Chand
National Sports Day 2019: The National Sports Day is celebrated on 29 August, on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, who is regarded as nation's greatest hockey player of all time.
National Sports Day: All you need to know about its history, list of sporting honours to be bestowed today and more
The National Sports Day in India is celebrated on 29 August every year on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. Every year, on the same day, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports under Government of India gives away the sports awards.