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Mehta thrilled to receive Arjuna


August 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Asian snooker champion Aditya Mehta Friday said he was thrilled to receive the Arjuna Award and hoped that snooker would now be included in the National ... Read more...

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My aim is to reach top 15: Kashyap


August 29th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap, the first Indian shuttler to reach the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games, now aims to break into top-15 of world badminton.Kashyap, who ... Read more...

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Two get Khel Ratna, 25 Arjuna Award


August 19th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The sports ministry Sunday named Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award and 25 others for the ... Read more...

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Arjuna Award will be a great honour, says Yuvraj


July 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh hopes to be second time lucky after being nominated for the Arjuna Award.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ... Read more...

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Limba hopes Padma Shri will popularise Indian archery


January 25th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former India archer Limba Ram Wedensday was overwhelmed after being selected for the coveted Padma Shri and hoped the recognition would popularise the sport in ... Read more...

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No Bharat Ratna, just six Padma Shris for sportspersons


January 25th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, no Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan or Padma Bhushan was awarded to Indian sportspersons and all they had to be content with ... Read more...

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Now Payal Rohatgi is dating a wrestler


January 4th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) After making headlines for her romantic alliance with Rahul Mahajan on the reality show "Bigg Boss", actress Payal Rohatgi now reveals that she is dating ... Read more...

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Chettri is AIFF’s player of the year


December 20th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India forward Sunil Chettri, who has scored 13 goals in 17 international matches, was adjudged Player of the Year by the All India Football Federation ... Read more...

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IOA to form Athletes Commission


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has decided to set up an 11-member Athletes Commission that will be selected by sportspersons who have qualified for the ... Read more...

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Khel Ratna in bag, Narang sets sights on Olympics


August 29th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The happy faces in blazers stood out from the buzz of constant chatter after being conferred the Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards but resolute, ... Read more...

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President confers Narang with Khel Ratna, Arjuna for 19 athletes


August 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang was conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at a glittering function in the Ashoka ... Read more...

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I expected the Arjuna last year itself, says archer Rahul


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medal winning archer Rahul Banerjee was happy to be recommended for the Arjuna Award but said he expected to get the honour last year ... Read more...

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Zaheer Khan nominated for Arjuna award


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Paceman Zaheer Khan, who played a key role in India's World Cup triumph, has been nominated for this year's Arjuna award by the Board of ... Read more...

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Laxman thanks parents and uncle for Padma Shri


January 25th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Stylish Indian batsman V.V.S. Laxman, who was Tuesday named for the Padma Shri award, thanked his parents for their role in shaping his illustrious career and especially his ... Read more...

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Athletic champion dies as son creates breaks record


December 19th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) It was only after Sujith Kuttan, son of Murali Kuttan and Mercy Kuttan, created a record in the 100 metres State Schools Athletic Meet here that the boy ... Read more...

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Asian Games rowing: Bajrang Lal wins India’s maiden rowing gold (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Bajrang Lal Takhar won India's maiden rowing gold medal in the Asian Games after he triumphed in the men's single sculls event here Friday.Takhar, who also gave India ... Read more...

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Ace woman boxer Sarita Devi threatens to give up Arjuna Award


October 1st, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): Ace woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi staged a silent protest outside the residence of Union Sports Minister M.S. Gill. on Friday demanding a retrial of the Asian Games' ... Read more...

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Saina to get Khel Ratna, Arjuna for Chettri and Sandeep (Roundup)


July 30th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler and World no.2 Saina Nehwal will get the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country's highest sports award, while Indian forward Sunil Chettri, currently playing ... Read more...

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P T Usha to head selection committee for National sports awards


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former star athlete P.T.Usha will head the selection committee for this year's Arjuna and Dhyanchand Awards, as also the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna. The government ... Read more...

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Sodhi wins gold at ISSF World Cup in Italy


June 14th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Ferozpur (Punjab), June 14 (ANI): Family members of ace Indian shooter Ronjan Singh Sodhi erupted in joy, after he won a gold medal in a double trap event at the ongoing ISSF ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal dedicates Padma Shri to her parents


January 26th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, who will be honoured with the nation's prestigious civilian Padma Shri award for the year 2010, said she dedicates the award to her ... Read more...

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Mary Kom and Sarita Devi receive Awards


September 14th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep 14(ANI): Manipuri women boxers, four-time world champion M C Mary Kom and L Sarita Devi, were recently awarded with the country's highest sporting honour the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna ... Read more...

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Marykom, Sushil and Vijender to get Khel Ratna


July 29th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) For the first time since the inception of the Rajiv Khel Ratna Award in 1991, three sportspersons -- four-time world boxing champion Mangte Chungneijang Marykom, Olympic ... Read more...

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Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award prize money increased


July 28th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The prize money for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyanchand Awards have been increased. Junior sports minister Pratik Prakashbapu Patil informed the Lok Sabha Tuesday ... Read more...

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Nominated for Khel Ratna, Marykom regrets it came so late


July 20th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) It's been three-year wait for the four-time women's world boxing champion M.C. Marykom to get nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. The Manipuri who ... Read more...

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Tainted wrestler stripped of Arjuna Award


June 18th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Wrestler Jagdish Singh, who was arrested with banned drugs, Thursday was stripped of his Arjuna Award the government conferred on him in 1998. Jagdish, a ... Read more...

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Saurav climbs to all time high in squash ranking


May 6th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) India's most successful squash player Saurav Ghosal reached the highest of 29 in the latest PSA world ranking. Saurav, delighted with his ranking, said: "I hope to take Indian ... Read more...

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BCCI nominates Gambhir, Jhulan for Arjuna


April 29th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) The Indian Cricket Board Wednesday nominated opening batsman Gautam Gambhir and women's team captain Jhulan Goswami for the prestigious Arjuna Award. The Board of Control for Cricket in ... Read more...

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Jyoti Randhawa factfile


March 8th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The following is a factfile on Jyoti Randhawa, who won the Singha Thailand Open in Phuket Sunday: Born: May 4, 1972Married: to TinaChildren: 1 (son Zorawar)Turned pro: In ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna awards announced


August 19th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): The Government today announced the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the Arjuna awards for the year 2007. The Dhyan Chand award for the year 2008 and ... Read more...

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Anjali, Avneet fail to qualify for 50 metre shooting finals


August 14th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 14 (ANI): Anjali Bhagwat and Avneet Kaur Sidhu crashed out of the finals of women''s 50metre air rifle three position shooting competition at the Olympics. Anjali finished at thirty ... Read more...

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Gawli, Mondal, Renedy and Climax nominated for Arjuna Award


July 17th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has nominated four footballers for the Arjuna Award and Dempo coach Armando Colaco for the Dronacharya. The players are Mahesh Gawli, ... Read more...

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Indian grandmaster Sasikiran wants to better his best


March 27th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) India's prodigious Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran hopes to cross, by the end of 2008, his previous best of 2700 ELO rating that earned him the 21st rank in the ... Read more...

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