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Deepa Malik receives Khel Ratna, Punia & Jadeja miss awards ceremony

New Delhi: Asian and Commonwealth Games champion wrestler Bajrang Punia and Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik were awarded the country’s highest sporting honour — the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — on the National Sports Day awards ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Thursday. While Malik took the award, Punia had to skip the awards […]

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Kohli, Chanu conferred Khel Ratna; Neeraj, Hima get Arjuna award

New Delhi :  Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were conferred with the country’s highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — by President Ram Nath Kovind at the annual National Sports Awards ceremony here on Tuesday. This year’s award ceremony was postponed to September 25 from […]

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BCCI recommends Kohli for Khel Ratna, Dravid for Dronacharya, Gavaskar for Dhyan Chand

Kolkata :  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna honour while former India captain Rahul Dravid’s name was recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya award. Legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar has been recommended for Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award. India captain Kohli has been the […]