KRISHNA POONIA

  • Has the Khel Ratna row tarnished the image of Indian sports? August 22, 2013

    The Sports Ministry has officially confirmed double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi as the recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, putting an end to the row over country's highest sporting award. ...
  • Krishna Poonia called me for recommending her name for Khel Ratna: Anjali Bhagwat August 21, 2013

    Anjali Bhagwat, one of the members of the Khel Ratna selection committee, has said that discus thrower Krishna Poonia called her up a day before the selection meeting for recommending her name. ...
  • Political interference, lobbying delays Khel Ratna Award August 21, 2013

    A panel headed by Michael Ferreira had chosen shooter Ronjan Sodhi for the award but discusthrower Krishan Poonia has revolted against it. ...
  • Sportspersons should take Khel Ratna gracefully: Geet Sethi August 16, 2013

    Former Billiards world champion has said that there is a transparent committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and sportspersons should accept it gracefully. ...
  • Battle over Khel Ratna worsens August 14, 2013

    A day after Indian double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi was selected for the Khel Ratna, discus thrower Krishna Poonia and London Paralympics silver medallist Girisha have alleged that the selection criteria for the award was manipulated. ...