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Arjuna Award
People  /  Published 20.06.22

Mithali Raj: A record-breaker like no other

2017 was among the most successful years of Raj’s career as, in spite of losing a World Cup final, she went on to be crowned Wisden’s leading female cricketer of the year alongside being...
By Debrup Chaudhuri

Cricket  /  Published 14.11.21

Kohli praises on National Sports awardees

The first woman cricketer to be conferred with the prestigious Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, Mithali Raj hopes her achievements would inspire the country's young girls to pursue their dreams...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 01.11.21

Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards handed over

Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain, cricketer Ishant Sharma, sprinter Dutee Chand, archer Atanu Das and shuttlers Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Chandrasekhar Shetty were amo...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 29.06.21

Sandesh Jhingan on his faves at Euro 2020

Your footballing idol: Saurabh Jhingan (brother) The one player from Euro 2020 you would love to play against: Cristiano Ronaldo Your favourite memory as a Manchester United fan: Winning the 2008 UE...
By Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 01.01.21

Cup winner no more

India’s 1975 hockey World Cup-winning and 1972 Olympics bronze winning team member Michael Kondo died at a hospital here on Thursday due to age-related ailments. He was 73, and is survived by h...
By PTI in Rourkela

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Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.20

Ex-Tata coach to return Arjuna award

Former athlete Bagicha Singh has joined the list of nationally feted sportspersons who have decided to return their awards in protest against the government not acceding to the demands of protesting f...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Sports  /  Published 09.12.20

Sports stars feel the pain of farmers

Olympic medal winner-turned-professional boxer Vijender Singh has once again iterated his support towards the farmers who are protesting against the new farm laws. He stressed that if the need arises ...
By Arindam Bandopadhyay in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.12.20

Athletes: police halt march

Noted Punjabi poet Surjit Patar announced on Monday that he will return his Padma Shri award in support of farmers who are protesting against the Centre's farm laws. In a statement, Patar said he...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.12.20

Sportspersons to return Arjuna awards

A host of former sportspersons, including Arjuna and Padma Shri awardees, in a bid to support the agitating farmers have said that they will return their awards in protest against the “force&rdq...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chandigarh

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.10.20

Help for struggling former international cyclist

Two ex-Loyolians have extended financial assistance to Swaran Singh, a former cyclist who represented India at the 1970 Asian Games. Siblings Jaswinder Singh and Baldev, who live in Canada, were kind...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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