The Arjuna Awards were established by the government of India in 1961. The honour recognizes "outstanding achievement in sports and games". The award includes a cash prize. The Arjuna Awards recognise the achievements of the country’s sportsmen.
- India Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (YAS), "Arjuna Award" Archived 2009-04-10 at the Library of Congress Web Archives; retrieved 2012-7-20.
- IndiaNetzone.com, "Arjuna Awards in India" retrieved 2012-8-3.
- Arjuna is an Indian literary figure who is known for his skill in archery.
- YAS, "Scheme For The Arjuna Awards For Outstanding Performance In Sports And Games"[permanent dead link]; retrieved 2012-7-20.
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