Arjuna award

INTERVIEW| Will hit bull's eye, 'josh' is quite high in Bihar politics: BJP candidate Shreyasi Singh

Shreyasi is the first woman CWG gold medallist of Indian national team and now contesting in the Bihar assembly election from Jamui seat on the ticket of BJP.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Shooting champion and Arjuna awardee Shreyasi Singh joins BJP ahead of Bihar polls

Shreyasi  is the daughter of the late former Union Minister Digvijay Singh and was speculated to join the RJD to contest the assembly elections either from Amarpur assembly seat in Jamui.

published on : 4th October 2020

Deepti Sharma feels Arjuna Award increases responsibility, says dream fulfilled

Indian women cricket team's Deepti Sharma, who received the Arjuna Award on Saturday, said it was her dream to get her name added in the list of the recipients of this prestigious award.

published on : 30th August 2020

INTERVIEW| Not paying attention to external noise over nomination: Khel Ratna awardee Manika Batra

The 25-year-old paddler shed some light on her reactions post the announcement, why she feels her inclusion is justified and her training plans.

published on : 30th August 2020

Arjuna Awardee Ishant Sharma vows to play for India as long body permits

The 31-year-old, who has played 97 Tests, 80 ODIs and 14 T20Is for India, is one of the 27 sportspersons who have been honoured with the Arjuna Award this year.

published on : 29th August 2020

President Ram Nath Kovind honours 74 sportspersons with National Sports and Adventure Awards

Kovind presented Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award, Dhyan Chand Award, Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar.

published on : 29th August 2020

Khel Ratna, Arjuna awardees honoured in virtual ceremony attended by President, prize money hiked

The recipients received blazers and certificates during the ceremony. It was learnt that the medallions, trophies and statuettes will be handed over to the winners once the situation becomes normal.

published on : 29th August 2020

Indian football team's ultimate dream is World Cup qualification: Sandesh Jhingan 

Jhingan said to make the world's biggest tournament, the Indian team will need to regularly feature in the AFC Asian Cup, break into the top 100 and then aim for the top 50 in the FIFA rankings.

published on : 29th August 2020

Khel Ratna awardees to receive 25 lakh, 15 lakh for Arjuna awardees

Rijiju made this announcement on the occasion of the 115th birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand, which is also celebrated as National Sports Day.

published on : 29th August 2020

Arjuna awardee Satwiksairaj tests positive for COVID-19

Satwik earlier said the award will motivate the duo to win an Olympic medal next year.

published on : 27th August 2020

Footballers hail Arjuna award winner Sandesh Jhingan, perfect role model says Sunil Chhetri

Mercurial striker Chhetri, who received the Arjuna in 2011 and the Padma Shri in 2019, expressed his delight and termed Jhingan as a "great role model".

published on : 26th August 2020

Happy with Arjuna, Atanu Das vows to work harder

When the recipients of the national sports awards were announced on Friday, Atanu Das initially refused to believe that his name figured among the Arjuna awardees.

published on : 25th August 2020

INTERVIEW | Applied to Arjuna only after friend insisted: Shiva Keshavan

Six-time Winter Olympian & Arjuna Award winner, in a chat with Indraneel Das, lifts lid on travails of life in lesser-known sports.

published on : 24th August 2020

Blazer size taken, off Arjuna list

Wrestler Sakshi Malik and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, former Khel Ratna winners both, were not considered for Arjuna this year by the sports ministry.

published on : 24th August 2020

'Baffled' Arpinder Singh determined to take Arjuna Award snub in stride

Such was his confidence that he initially refused to believe the list of awardees, terming it fake before a couple of friends confirmed that he had indeed missed out once again.

published on : 24th August 2020
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