The Boxing Federation of India on Monday nominated world silver-medallist Amit Panghal and the seasoned Vikas Krishan for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, picking only Olympic-bound names as its nominees for the annual honours. Panghal (52kg), also an Asian Games champion, has not won any national sports award
♦ BFI has nominated world bronze-winning trio of Lovlina Borgohain under 69kg, Simranjit Kaur under 64kg, and Manish Kaushik under 63kg for the Arjuna awards.
♦ BFI has finalized and nominated the names of national women's coach Mohammed Ali Qamar and assistant coach Chhote Lal Yadav, for the Dronacharya awards.
♦ The athletes and coaches nominations are based on performance during the last four years.