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DAY 1
Curtain Raiser

Relaunched in 2019 in celebration of Sportstar’s 40th anniversary, the ACES Awards celebrate the stars, the future stars and the tireless silent partners who have dedicated their lives to sports, to realise the dream of making India a ‘sporting nation’. There are many untold stories of struggle, fierce dedication and selfless work behind each athlete’s success.

a) Popular Awards
b) Jury Awards

The Popular Awards are a platform for the public to vote for the best sportspersons of the decade (2011-2020) in the following categories. The poll results will be shared with the jury, which will take the final call :
Sportsman of the Decade — Cricket
Sportswoman of the Decade — Cricket
Sportsman of the Decade — Other Team Sports
Sportswoman of the Decade — Other Team Sports
Sportsman of the Decade — Racquet Sports
Sportswoman of the Decade — Racquet Sports
Sportsman of the Decade — Individual Olympic Sports
Sportswoman of the Decade — Individual Olympic Sports
Sportsperson of the Decade — Motorsports
Club of the Decade
Moment of the Decade

Based on the popular votes, the top two contenders in each category will be reviewed by the jury, who will decide the final winner.

The jury comprising experts from the sports world will decide the winners in the following categories. These categories are not open for voting.
National Team of the Decade
Coach of the Decade
Sportsman of the Decade (Track & Field)
Sportswoman of the Decade (Track & Field)
Sportsman of the Decade (Individual non-Olympic Sports)
Sportswoman of the Decade (Individual non-Olympic Sports)
Parathlete Sportsperson of the Decade (Male)
Parathlete Sportsperson of the Decade (Female)
Best State for the Promotion of Sports
Best PSU for the Promotion of Sports
Best Corporate for the Promotion of Sports
Lifetime Achievement Award

POPULAR AWARDS

There are 11 categories under Popular Awards:
Sportsman of the Decade (Cricket)
Sportswoman of the Decade (Cricket)
Sportsman of the Decade (Team Sports)
Sportswoman of the Decade (Team Sports)
Sportsman of the Decade (Racquet Sports)
Sportswoman of the Decade (Racquet Sports)
Sportsman of the Decade (Individual Olympic Sports)
Sportswoman of the Decade (Individual Olympic Sports)
Sportsperson of the Decade (Motorsports)
Club of the Decade
Moment of the Decade

JURY AWARDS

The Jury Awards will comprise :
National Team of the Decade
Coach of the Decade
Sportsman of the Decade (Track & Field)
Sportswoman of the Decade (Track & Field)
Sportsman of the Decade (Individual non-Olympic Sports)
Sportswoman of the Decade (Individual non-Olympic Sports)
Parathlete Sportsperson of the Decade (Male)
Parathlete Sportsperson of the Decade (Female)
Best State for the Promotion of Sports
Best PSU for the Promotion of Sports
Best Corporate for the Promotion of Sports
Lifetime Achievement Award