Tarak Sinha was a Dronacharya Award recipient and among his famous pupils are Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant.
The decision will help boxer Amit Panghal, who was nominated twice for the Arjuna award but has not been considered because of a dope violation
This year's awards were delayed after the government decided to wait for India’s performance at both the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo
Vice-captain of India's men's team Harmanpreet Singh and women's team members Vandana Katariya and Navjot Kaur have also been nominated for the Arjuna awards.
The last date of submitting online applications for the National Sports Awards is June 21
Manoj Kumar, who had to go to court for the Arjuna award, on several occasions credited his brother Rajound for shaping his career
The National Sports Awards include the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyanchand honours, conferred every year by the President of India...
Being a former awardee himself, Gurbax Singh Sandhu is entitled to recommend names for the national sports awards
The National Sports Awards are given on August 29 every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand
Selection Committee for Sports Awards 2019 nominated names of Bajrang Punia (wrestling) and Deepa Malik (para-athletics) for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel...