Neeraj Chopra receiving Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award.

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Neeraj Chopra Honored With Major Dhyan Chnad Khel Ratna award

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, the gold medal winner at Tokyo Olympics, was honored with the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award by President Ram Nath Kovind on November 13 in New Delhi. Besides, Wrestler Ravi Kumar, Boxer Lovlina Borgohain, Hockey player Sreejesh PR and Manpreet Singh also received the award. Para-athletes such as Avani Lekhara, Pramod Bhagat, Krishna Nagar, Manish Narwal, and Sumit Antil received the award. 

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 08:35 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Khel Ratna Award, New Delhi, Rashtrapati bhawan, Tokyo Olympics, Major Dhyan Chand Award

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Ram Nath Kovind

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National Sports Awards 2021 To Be Given At Rashtrapati Bhavan

The Ministry of Youth affairs and sports announced President Ram Nath Kovind to present National Sports Awards 2021 on November 13 at a special function at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Reportedly, Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award will be given to twelve sportspersons, including Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Kumar, Lovlina Borgohain. Moreover, the… read-more

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 06:23 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Award, Neeraj Chopra, Shikhar Dhawan, National Sports awards

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Neeraj Chopra

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Neeraj Chopra Thanks Everyone After Being Nominated For Khel Ratna Award

After being named for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award, Neeraj Chopra on November 3 thanked everyone saying, ''I'll continue to work to achieve more success for the country.'' Neeraj, who won the gold medal in men's javelin in the Tokyo Olympics, is among the 12 sportspersons who have been nominated for the award. The award will be conferred to the sportspersons on November 13 in New Delhi. 

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 06:40 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Khel Ratna Award, Olympic, Javelin, New Delhi, Major Dhyan Chand Award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Khel Ratna Award Renamed As 'Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award'

PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter on August 6 and announced, ''I've been getting many requests from citizens...the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award will hereby be called the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.'' Dhyan Chand is known for winning gold in the 1928, 1932, and 1936 Olympics. The announcement was made a day after the Indian men's hockey team won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 - 02:22 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: PM Modi, Twitter, Khel Ratna Award, Major Dhyan Chand, Award

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