Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award Current Affairs, GK & News

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award renamed after Major Dhyan Chand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 6, 2021 announced that the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award has been renamed as Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. Key Points Khel Ratna award is the highest sporting honour in India. This move of renaming award after sportsman was welcomed on social media. About Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna ..

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Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat wins Gold

The Indian Wrestler Vinesh Phogat has won her maiden Gold at the Asian Wrestling Championship. She won the medal beating Taipei’s Meng Hsuan Hsieh. Key Highlights Vinesh had earlier won four bronze and three silver medals. This is her third gold medal, but first at the Asian Wrestling Championship. Vinesh Phogat Vinesh Phogat is an ..

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Manika Batra wins National Table Tennis Title

In sports current affairs, Manika Batra has won the 82nd Senior National Table Tennis Championship. She beaten Reeth Rishya by 8-11, 10-12, 11-1, 11-9, 11-5, 11-6 at the Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in Panchkula.

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National Sports Awards to be held virtually

In view of the ongoing lockdown, the President Ram Nath Kovind will virtually announce the names of the winners of the national sports awards on 29th August, which is celebrated as National Sports Day every year. About The recipients will only be able to join the award ceremony from their respective home states due to ..

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Khel Ratna Award: India Women’s Team Captain Rani Rampal recommended

On June 2, 2020, the Hockey India recommended India Women Team Captain Rani Rampal for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards. Monika, Vandana Kataria and Harmanpreet Singh were recommended for Arjuna Awards. Highlights Besides the Captain, India Stalwarts Tushar Khandker and RP Singh have been recommended for Major Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievement. The ..

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