Bhaichung Bhutia was part of the 12-member committee that conducted meetings over two days in New Delhi to recommend names for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya Awards and Dhyanchand Awards.
Jaspal Rana, himself a multiple Asian Games gold-medallist marksman, has groomed the likes of Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary and Anish Bhanwala.
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) shelved the swimming leg after tests showed levels of e-coli more than double the acceptable standard.
The British government is seeking to reach a compromise with India over the South Asian country's threat to boycott the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022.
Shooting has been a high-yielding discipline for India with shooters accounting for 16 of the country's 66 medals, including seven golds, at last year's Gold Coast Games.
The move is an implementation of the decision taken by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in June, to end the disparity in diet between senior and junior athletes.
The national sports awards for athletes and coaches this year will be decided by a single 12-member panel.
Dwayne Johnson said that he 'quietly retired' from WWE, but at the same time did not rule out the possibility of a comeback in future.
The Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) though claimed that it tried its best to get approval from the Sports Authority of India (SAI).
Rahul Chaudhari completed 900 raids making history in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 and top-scored with five points for the Tamil Thalaivas.
The IOA on Saturday proposed boycott of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games for dropping shooting from the roster, and sought the government's approval.
The sport has featured in every Commonwealth Games since 1966 with the exception of Edinburgh 1970.
This year, India is hosting the Special Olympics International Football Championship (SOIFC) 2019 in Chennai from August 3-6.
The committee comprises prominent sportspersons like Olympic medallists -- tennis ace Leander Paes and shooter Gagan Narang.
The long-delayed Games have been the subject of controversy with both parties not willing to relent on the blame game.
Kiren Rijiju admitted that Indian athletes have been performing competitively at the international level in many disciplines.
Bengal Warriors skipper and ace raider Maninder Singh and Mohammed Nabibaksh broke UP Yoddha's defence.
Kristof Milak stormed to gold in the men's 200m fly, clocking a blistering 1:50.73 to shatter Phelps's 10-year-old mark by almost eight tenths.