Asian Games gold medallist Jitu Rai has been recommended for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for his exploits in pistol shooting in the last two years although he couldn't win a medal in the Rio Olympics. "Yes, we have recommended Jitu's name for Khel Ratna award," National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) secretary Rajiv Bhatia said. NRAI has also recommended woman rifle shooter Apurvi Chanela and men rifle shooters Gurpreet Singh and PN Prakash for the Arjuna Awards, according ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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A 119-member strong Indian contingent will be taking part in the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro from August 5. However, the Indian squad will miss some of the big names who could not make it to be a part of this quadrennial sport ...MSN News US, 3 weeks ago Go For Glory on CNN-News18, Rio me Jio on IBN7 from August 1 Best Media Info, 3 weeks ago Rio Olympics: The Big Stars Who Will be Missed NDTV, 3 weeks ago
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NEW DELHI: Rarely had so much history been stuffed into one room. But as the who's who of India's sporting fraternity assembled at the Hyatt Regency for the launch of My Olympic Journey — a chronicle of 50 Olympians authored by Digvijay Singh Deo ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
NEW DELHI: HAVING a significant presence in the Olympic village is one thing, having that on the medals table quite another. But with less than a month to go for Rio, India will make its presence felt like never before on the Olympic menu. ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
The maddening pursuit of international glory often tends to overshadow the unprecedented struggles of top international athletes. My Olympic Journey, which was launched amidst a star-spangled audience on Tuesday, is an attempt towards chronicling stories from ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
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