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Rohit Sharma nominated for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

On May 31, 2020, the BCCI nominated Rohit Sharma for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards. The Award is considered to be the highest sporting honour award in India. Highlights The period of consideration for a person to get nominated is from January 2016 to December 2019. Rohit has become the first T20 cricketer to ..

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Kobe Bryant, a retired NBA star dies in Helicopter Crash

The NBA (National Basketball Association) star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash. He retired from the game in 2016. He has won two gold medals in Olympics, one in 2008 and the other in 2012. The star had won 5 championships so far. Kobe Bryant Bryant was the first guard in the American history ..

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Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of National Sports day (on August 29) ceremony presented Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards 2018 to winners at Rashtrapati Bhavan. It is highest national award for adventure sports in India, at par with the Arjuna award. Winners are: Land Adventure category: Aparna Kumar, Late Dipankar Ghosh and Manikandan ..

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Laureus World Sports Awards 2019

The Laureus World Sports Awards 2019 were presented on 18 February 2019 to honour the greatest sporting achievements of 2018 and celebrate the power of sport to change the world. Awardees of Laureus World Sports Awards 2019 Sportsman of the Year: Novak Djokovic, (Serbia) Tennis. Sportswoman of the Year: Simone Biles (USA) Gymnastics. Comeback of ..

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Aga Khan Trophy

The Aga Khan Trophy is an equestrian prize established in 1926 in name of Aga Khan III in Ireland. This trophy is presented for Ireland’s showjumping Nations Cup competition, held annually at the Dublin Horse Show. The first trophy was donated in 1926 by Aga Khan III, who was a frequent visitor to the show. Background The late Aga ..

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