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Daily Current Affairs For All Defence Exams | 16 November 2021 | MKC

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Lewis Hamilton wins 2021 F1 Brazilian Grand Prix

Here is the summary of the match:

  • Hamilton wins in Brazil after starting 10th
  • Mercedes driver cuts Verstappen’s lead to 14 points
  • Red Bull’s Verstappen 2nd, Bottas 3rd for Mercedes
  • Serzio Perez takes fastest lap
  • 3 races remaining in the Middle East

7 times world champion in formula race Lewis Hamilton defeated Max Verstappen to win the Sao Paulo Grand Prix for Mercedes & slash his Red Bull rival’s Formula One lead to 14 points in one of the greatest drives of his career.

National Sports Awards 2021

Main Highlights

  • President Mr. Ram Nath Kovind handed out National Sports Awards 2021
  • Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021 given to 12 Sports persons
  • 35 Sports persons received Arjuna Awards for outstanding performance in Sports and Games 2021
  • The function was organised at Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan
  • Neeraj Chopra was the first among the Khel Ratna awardees to receive the honour

The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind gave away the National Sports Awards 2021 on 13th November, 2021at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan.Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announced the National Sports Awards on 2nd November 2021. National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.

List of Awardees:

  1. Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2021
S. No.Name of the SportspersonDiscipline
1.Neeraj ChopraAthletics
2.Ravi KumarWrestling
3.LovlinaBorgohainBoxing
4.Sreejesh P.RHockey
5.AvaniLekharaPara Shooting
6.SumitAntilPara Athletics
7.Pramod BhagatPara Badminton
8.Krishna NagarPara Badminton
9.Manish NarwalPara Shooting
10.Mithali RajCricket
11.Sunil ChhetriFootball
12.Manpreet SinghHockey
National Sports Awards: Chopra happy to get Khel Ratna in presence of  grandfather - Samaj Weekly

    Arjuna Awards for outstanding performance in Sports and Games 2021

S. No.Name of the SportspersonDiscipline
1Arpinder SinghAthletics
 2Simranjit KaurBoxing
 3Shikhar DhawanCricket
 4Bhavani Devi ChadalavadaAnandhaSundhararamanFencing
 5MonikaHockey
 6Vandana KatariyaHockey
 7Sandeep NarwalKabaddi
 8HimaniUttamParabMallakhamb
 9Abhishek VermaShooting
 10Ankita RainaTennis
 11Deepak PuniaWrestling
 12Dilpreet SinghHockey
 13Harman Preet SinghHockey
 14Rupinder Pal SinghHockey
 15Surender KumarHockey
 16Amit RohidasHockey
 17Birendra LakraHockey
 18SumitHockey
 19Nilakanta SharmaHockey
 20Hardik SinghHockey
 21Vivek Sagar PrasadHockey
 22Gurjant SinghHockey
 23Mandeep SinghHockey
 24Shamsher SinghHockey
 25Lalit Kumar UpadhyayHockey
 26Varun KumarHockey
 27Simranjeet SinghHockey
 28Yogesh KathuniyaPara Athletics
 29Nishad KumarPara Athletics
 30Praveen KumarPara Athletics
 31SuhashYathirajPara Badminton
 32SinghrajAdhanaPara Shooting
 33Bhavina PatelPara Table Tennis
 34Harvinder SinghPara Archery
 35Sharad KumarPara Athletics

Dronacharya Award for outstanding coaches in Sports and Games 2021

  1. Life-Time Category:
S. No.Name of the CoachDiscipline
 T. P. OusephAthletics
 Sarkar TalwarCricket
 Sarpal SinghHockey
 Ashan KumarKabaddi
 Tapan Kumar PanigrahiSwimming
  1. Regular Category:
S. No.Name of the CoachDiscipline
 Radhakrishnan Nair PAthletics
 Sandhya GurungBoxing
 Pritam SiwachHockey
 Jai Prakash NautiyalPara Shooting
 Subramanian RamanTable Tennis

  Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime achievement in Sports and Games 2021

S.No.NameDiscipline
 Lekha K.C.Boxing
 Abhijeet KunteChess
 Davinder Singh GarchaHockey
 Vikas KumarKabaddi
 Sajjan SinghWrestling

Rashtriya Khel ProtsahanPuruskar 2021

S. No.CategoryEntity recommended for Rashtriya Khel ProtsahanPuraskar, 2021
1.Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young TalentManav Rachna Educational Institution
2.Encouragement to sports through Corporate Social ResponsibilityIndian Oil Corporation Limited

    Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy 2021:  Panjab University – Chandigarh

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