Khel Ratna

NEW DELHI: The Sports Ministry has declared the formation of a six-member committee, which will be accountable for reviewing and recommending the government on all awards given out in Indian sport including cash prizes as well, Times of India reports.

The retired Justice Indermeet Kaur Kocchar will head the committee, which will look into the nominations for prestigious honours such as the Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya Awards, Dhyan Chand Awards, Rashtriya Khel Ratna Protsahan Puruskar and Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad trophies especially.

Sep 22, 2018 12:09
NEW DELHI: After the outraged protests, reality has sunk in. Indian champion wrestler Bajrang Punia will likely change his mind about moving court over being ignored by the Sports Ministry for the Khel Ratna 2018 despite having amongst the highest points and achievements across sports in top world events.
Sep 21, 2018 14:09
MUMBAI: The Sports Ministry Thursday declared Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu winners of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2018 award, the highest sporting honour of the country.
Sep 18, 2018 12:09
MUMBAI: The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the highest sporting honour in the city, has many athletes contesting for it this year as India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli, weightlifting champion Mirabai Chanu and badminton ace Kidambi Srikanth are three more names recommended for the award, Press Trust of India reports.
Sep 11, 2018 15:09
MUMBAI: Former national badminton coach Vimal Kumar and ex-athlete Ashwini Nachappa have been nominated by the Sports Ministry to be part of this year's Arjuna and Khel Ratna awards selection committee, Press Trust of India reports. The committee will be headed by the retired Delhi High Court judge, Justice Indermeet Kaul Kochhar and will include three renowned sports journalists.
Aug 30, 2018 13:08
MUMBAI: India’s Gold medallists in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games 2018, Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat, are amongst a list of champion athletes in the country who are in the race to win the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest sporting honour this year, Press Trust of India reports.
Apr 28, 2018 15:04
NEW DELHI: Neeraj Chopra, Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) Gold medalist in javelin, has been recommended for the Khel Ratna Award by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI).  The national record holder has also been nominated for the Arjuna Award, PTI reports.
Apr 26, 2018 15:04
MUMBAI: For the second year running, the BCCI has nominated Indian captain Virat Kohli for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.