Anju Bobby George

Ravindra Jadeja recommended for Arjuna award, Deepa Malik for Khel Ratna

The 12-member committee, which met in New Delhi on Friday and Saturday to select the recommendations, included Mary Kom, Bhaichung Bhutia, Anju Bobby George, Anjum Chopra and Kamlesh Mehta, besides those nominated by the Sports Ministry.

Aug 17, 2019, 18:56 PM IST

Mary Kom recuses herself from sports awards meeting to avoid conflict

According to sources, Mary had in fact wanted to resign from the committee when media reports appeared pointing at a case of conflict of interest against her.

Aug 17, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

The saree conundrum at Commonwealth Games: It's comfort over convention for quite a few

The tradition of saree will make way for the "comfort" of blazers and trousers for India's women athletes at this year's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony and quite a lot of them are happy with the departure from convention.

Feb 25, 2018, 16:08 PM IST

Abhinav Bindra, Prakash Padukone in 9-member panel for developing Sports Development Code

The other notable sportsperson in the committee is India's lone world championship medallist athlete Anju Bobby George.

Jan 05, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Yogeshwar Dutt is second Indian athlete to have a medal upgraded - Read about the first..

"This is good, another victory for India, Jo likha hota hai, wo hoke rehta hai," Dutt told ANI.

Aug 30, 2016, 20:20 PM IST

Rio Olympics: Meeting Narendra Modi was motivating, hope to bring at least two to three medals, says P V Sindhu

For the 1st time PM is sending off a team, that itself is very motivating", stated Anju Bobby George.

Jul 04, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Anju Bobby George quits as president of Kerala Sports Council

Earlier, in an open letter to E.P. Jayarajan, Anju demanded a thorough probe into the activities of the Kerala Sports Council for the past decade.

Jun 22, 2016, 13:06 PM IST

Anju Bobby George demands probe into Kerala sports council

George became the first Indian athlete ever to win a medal in a World Athletics Championships in Paris in 2003.

Jun 11, 2016, 21:35 PM IST

Kerala sports minister threatened me, called me corrupt: Anju Bobby George

Anju said that minister accused her and other athletes of being supporters of the opposition party and threatened with consequences as the LDF is now in power.

Jun 09, 2016, 12:11 PM IST

Milkha Singh for time-bound plan to produce top athletes

Legendary athlete Milkha Singh on Sunday said the government should chart out a time-bound plan with the help of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and other sports bodies to produce athletes who excel internationally.

Dec 13, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

World Athletics Championship, Day 5: Tintu Luka fails to qualify for semis, Lalita Babar finishes 8th

Lalita Babar finished a creditable eighth in the 3000m steeplechase event while Tintu Luka crashed out in the first round heats of the 800m race on the fifth day of the World Athletics Championships here today.

Aug 26, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Indians begin campaign in World Athletics on Sunday

Their record nothing to be proud of in the prestigious event, Indian athletes will begin their campaign in the World Championships here on Sunday with shot putter Inderjeet Singh facing the severest test of his fledging career while three 20km race walkers seek to post their personal bests on the second day of competitions.

Aug 22, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket: Rahul Dravid

Batting on a different wicket as member of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOP) initiated by the Ministry of Sports to increase India's medal tally, former captain Rahul Dravid said that Olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket and vice versa.

Oct 28, 2014, 17:53 PM IST

Athlete Anju Bobby George stresses need to protect women

Arjuna awardee athlete Anju Bobby George Saturday expressed concern over safety of women in the country while underlining the need to create awareness about the issue.

Aug 09, 2014, 20:21 PM IST

IAAF ratifies Anju`s top finish in 2005 World Athletics Final

Star Indian long jumper Anju Bobby George has officially become the gold medal winner at the World Athletics Final held at Monte Carlo in 2005 after the International Association of Athletics Federation ratified the result.

Apr 01, 2014, 21:15 PM IST

Ashwini Nachappa hails Anju`s upgraded gold

Former India sprinter Ashwini Nachappa on Wednesday expressed happiness over ace long jumper Anju Bobby George`s upgraded gold medal in an event that she took part in eight years ago and said the nation is proud of her feat though it has come after so long.

Jan 15, 2014, 16:36 PM IST

Anju Bobby George elated as nine-year wait ends with gold

Long jumper Anju Booby George on Tuesday expressed happiness after her second place finish at the 2005 Monaco World Athletics Final was upgraded to a gold medal, saying the frustrating time she endured for last nine years was worth the wait.

Jan 14, 2014, 20:30 PM IST

No chance for athletics medal in London Olympics: Anju

India`s lone medallist at World Athletics Championships Anju Bobby George on Monday said that the country has no chance of winning a medal at the London Olympics track and field events.

Jul 23, 2012, 19:40 PM IST

Mayookha Johny breaks Anju’s 8-year-old triple jump record

Mayookha Johny today shattered Anju Bobby George’s eight-year-old women’s triple jump record with an impressive effort of 13.68m on the second day of National Interstate Senior Athletics Championship here.

Aug 06, 2010, 23:57 PM IST

Mayookha Johny breaks Anju’s 8-year-old triple jump record

Mayookha Johny today shattered Anju Bobby George’s eight-year-old women’s triple jump record with an impressive effort of 13.68m on the second day of National Interstate Senior Athletics Championship here.

Aug 06, 2010, 23:57 PM IST