Saina to get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award


New Delhi: India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal was selected for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country’s sporting honor, for her outstanding achievements on the badminton court.

National Sports Awards (Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna and Dhyan Chand) Selection Committee headed by P. T. Usha met in New Delhi on July 29 and decided to bestow the Khel Ratna on Saina after considering her brilliant performance in the last one year.

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