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Khel Ratna award

Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain among 11 recommended for Khel Ratna

All five gold medallists from the Tokyo Paralympics were also rewarded for their performance as they also made the cut in the list

28 Oct 2021 12:23 AM

BCCI to recommend Mithali, Ashwin for Khel Ratna

For the Arjuna Award, the BCCI will send the names of batsmen Shikhar Dhawan and K L Rahul, as well as pacer Jasprit Bumrah

30 Jun 2021 4:22 PM

Kiren Rijiju confers Khel Ratna to Bajrang Punia

Punia has put events like Olympics a priority over the Pro League.

29 Nov 2019 10:41 AM

Deepa Malik joins Bajrang for Khel Ratna, cricketer Jadeja among 19 for Arjuna

Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik was nominated for the country's highest sporting honour -- the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

17 Aug 2019 6:00 PM

Poor Khel Ratna choice

Beyond the metrics of comparing performances across disciplines, what hurts the athletic world is the national fixation with cricket.

23 Sep 2018 2:29 AM


Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu for Khel Ratna

Neeraj, Hima, Jinson are among 20 players for Arjuna awards.

18 Sep 2018 12:12 AM

Deepa Malik appeals for Khel Ratna

Malik, the first Indian woman athlete to win a medal at the Paralympics, wrote an e-mail to sports minister Vijay Goel on August 7.

19 Aug 2017 12:27 AM