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NEW DELHI: Table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal was on Wednesday bestowed with the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna, the country’s highest sporting honour, by President Droupadi Murmu at the National Sports Awards ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Wednesday.

While Sharath is the lone Khel Ratna award recipient, 25 sportspersons, including shuttlers Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy, woman boxer Nikhat Zareen, track and field athletes Eldhose Paul and Avinash Sable, were conferred with the Arjuna Award, PTI reports.

Nov 30, 2022 02:11
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – International Federations (IFs) must be proactive to ensure safe sport and sustainability are built into the core of everything they do, attendees at the IF Forum 2022 heard at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne yesterday.
Nov 28, 2022 17:11
NEW DELHI: Legendary athlete PT Usha, who had the full backing of the Union government, has been elected as president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). The Indian sporting icon was the only candidate for the post. The elevation of Usha to the top post makes her the first female athlete to head the IOA.
Nov 25, 2022 16:11
NEW YORK: The Professional Fighters League (PFL) has agreed a multi-year partnership with Celsius that will see the energy drinks brand become Official Energy Drink Partner of the mixed martial arts promotion. To kick off the expansive agreement, Celsius will be the presenting partner of the 2022 PFL World Championship taking place Friday at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.
Nov 24, 2022 11:11
LONDON: The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation has granted the rights to the 2022 IMMAF World Championships to Serbia, under the Serbian Mixed Martial Arts Federation.
Nov 22, 2022 13:11
MUMBAI: EmChain, a leading content marketing and user base acquisition company in the blockchain space, announced Tuesday that it will be bringing UFC Hall of Famer Khabib Nurmagomedov and UFC Lightweight Champion Islam Makhachev to India in 2023 for a multi-city tour.
Nov 21, 2022 19:11
NEW DELHI: Top volleyball players from the country will once again get a chance to showcase their skills as the second edition of Prime Volleyball League (Pro Volleyball League rebadged for legal reasons) is set to begin from February 4th, 2023.  Co-promoted and exclusively marketed by sports marketing firm Baseline Ventures, PVL 2023 will be held across three different cities - Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Kochi.
Nov 17, 2022 20:11
NEW DELHI: The overall TV sports market is expected to touch Rs 9,830 crore (Rs 98.3 billion) and sports digital revenue will hit Rs 4,360 crore by FY26, according to a report released at the 11th edition of CII Big Picture Summit 2022 here.
Nov 17, 2022 19:11
NEW DELHI: PokerBaazi – India’s biggest poker platform, Thursday announced Muskan Sethi, India's first female poker player and recipient of The President's "FIRST LADIES" award, and Abhishek Goindi, renowned poker coach and player, as their game ambassadors. 
Nov 15, 2022 17:11
NEW DELHI: Indian boxing icon Mary Kom has been unanimously elected as chairperson of the Indian Olympic Association's freshly constituted Athletes Commission, while table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal has been elected as vice-chairperson. 
Nov 14, 2022 18:11
NEW DELHI: Five-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom, double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and multiple-time winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan are among 10 eminent sportspersons (five male, five female) elected unopposed as members of the Indian Olympic Association Athletes Commission in the polls held here on Monday.