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National Sports and Adventure Awards conferred, Sania bags Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ranta Award
At a gala ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan, President Pranab Mukherjee conferred National Sports and Adventure Awards on August 30 – the National Sports Day. The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ranta Award was presented to Sania Mirza for her outstanding performance in Tennis. Five coaches, Naval Singh, Anoop Singh, Harbans Singh, Swatantar Raj Singh, Nihar Ameen, were given Dronacharya Awards.

This year, 17 sports persons won the Arjuna Awards and Dhyan Chand Award was given to three sports persons.  Further, five sports persons were conferred with Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards for the year 2014.  Also, five organizations received the Maulana Abul Kalma Azad (MAKA) Trophy.

Prime Minister, Narender Modi, paid tributes to Major Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day; congratulated the sportspersons and coaches to be honoured with various sports awards

"Best wishes to sports enthusiasts and tributes to Major Dhyan Chand on National Sports Day. May sports and sportsman spirit shine in India. Congrats to sportspersons and coaches who will be honoured with various sports awards. We are proud of their efforts and contribution to sports", the Prime Minister said in his message.

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