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Indian Sports Ministry announce National Sports Awards 2021 winners!

The Indian Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announced the National Sports Awards 2021 yesterday. The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan on November 13, 2021(Saturday) at 1630 hrs.National Sports Awards are given every …

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Mizoram FA sends letter to Sports Minister regarding no Arjuna Award for Jeje Lalpekhlua!

The Mizoram Football Association has send an official letter to India’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports inquiring about what they termed the disregard of Jeje Lalpekhlua for the Arjuna Award. The letter amongst other things said the following: Firstly, the Mizoram Football Association offers sincere congratulations to all the …

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Arjuna Awardee Sandesh Jhingan: The ultimate dream as a Nation is to qualify for FIFA World Cup!

Moments after Sandesh Jhingan became the 27th Indian Footballer to receive the Arjuna Award, the towering central defender in a freewheeling interview to AIFF Media spoke on a variety of topics ranging from his childhood memory of the Arjuna Award, the virtual ceremony, his “proud parents”, significance of the Award, …

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India president Ram Nath Kovind to virtually confer the National Sports & Adventure Awards 2020!

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind will virtually confer the National Sports and Adventure Awards 2020 on the occasion of National Sports Day tomorrow, August 29. Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, President of the Indian Olympic Association Narendra Dhruv Batra and several other dignitaries will …

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Former Arjuna Awardees ‘welcome’ Sandesh Jhingan to ‘elite’ club!

As Sandesh Jhingan was named the 27th footballer to win the prestigious Arjuna Award, his predecessors congratulated and “welcomed” him to the “elite Arjuna club”. Mercurial striker and captain Sunil Chhetri who received the Arjuna Award in 2011, and the Padma Shri in 2019, expressed his delight on Sandesh being …

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Sandesh Jhingan & Sukhwinder Singh named winners of Arjuna & Dhyan Chand Awards respectively!

Indian Men’s Senior National Team defender Sandesh Jhingan was named among the winners of the prestigious Arjuna Award on Friday, August 21, 2020 – becoming the 27th footballer to win the honour. Former Indian National Team Head Coach and defender Sukhwinder Singh was also named as a winner of the …

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India’s National Sports Awards 2020 winners announced!

Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years; Arjuna Award is given for consistent outstanding performance for …

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NNIS VIDEO: India’s National Sports Awards to go virtual on August 29!

India president Ram Nath Kovind will virtually announce the names of the winners of the national sports awards on August 29, celebrated as National Sports Day every year, but the recipients will only be able to join from their respective home states due to the pandemic. The decision to hold …

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India’s President confers National Sports Awards 2019 & National Adventure Awards 2018!

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind conferred National Sports Awards 2019 and National Adventure Awards 2018 in a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi today. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju was among the dignitaries present on the occasion. Following sportspersons were …

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