Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu to be awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu will receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country’s highest sporting honour, on September 25. While Kohli is currently the top-ranked Test batsman in the world, Chanu won gold at the Commonwealth Games earlier this year. Meanwhile, javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will be given the Arjuna award.