Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna 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

Cricket  /  Published 14.11.21

'Hope my journey inspires young girls'

She said representing the country was her dream and receiving the award was a validation of the hard work she had put in her over two decade long illustrious career starting from 1999. "When I w...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 04.11.21

Neeraj ‘honoured’

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, nominated for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award after winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics, on Wednesday said he would continue to work hard to earn more laurels for ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.11.21

Pramod humbled by Khel Ratna

Pramod Bhagat, the winner of badminton gold medal at the recent Tokyo paralympics, is humbled by the Union sports ministry’s decision to confer the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award on him. Th...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


Football  /  Published 03.11.21

'Dream journey': Chhetri on receiving Khel Ratna

The first footballer to be conferred with the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, Indian maestro Sunil Chhetri on Wednesday said the journey that he has been through in the last 16 years has been noth...
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 27.10.21

Neeraj, Ravi among 11 picked for Khel Ratna

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who became only the second Indian to win an individual Olympic gold at the Tokyo Games, and silver medal-winning wrestler Ravi Dahiya were on Wednesday recommended for t...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 23.08.21

Syed Hakim passes away

Syed Shahid Hakim, former India footballer and member of the 1960 Rome Olympics squad, passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Gulbarga, Karnataka. Hakim saab, as he was popularly known, was 82. In h...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.08.21

A medal if you can spot Dhyan Chand

By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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