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Anju Bobby George


Leap of fate for Anju Bobby George: one kidney, more water, less protein

December 10, 2020 1:10 pm

India's only medallist at the World Athletics Championships tweeted on Monday about winning the historic bronze at Paris in 2003 just after she got to know she had only one kidney.

Anju Bobby George reveals having a single kidney, lauds her coach for his efforts

December 07, 2020 9:22 pm

Anju Bobby George, a bronze medallist in the 2003 IAAF World Athletics Championship, said she had many limitations, including being allergic to even a painkiller, but still made it.

‘Why don’t you eat here more often?’: Anju Bobby George remembers deceased SAI cook

May 22, 2020 8:14 am

55-year-old Anna, as he was lovingly called, a cook at the SAI Bengaluru campus for the last 23 years, was found to have tested positive for Covid-19 post-death. Anju Bobby George remembers him as a caring soul always ready to fill athletes’ hungry stomachs.

Anju Bobby George's tale of jumping from the brink to the podium

April 08, 2020 7:52 am

Anju Bobby George is, till date, the only Indian track and field athlete to win a medal at the world stage, but had it not been for husband-coach Bobby, the long jumper wouldn't have made it to the 2003 World Championships.

IOA chief Narinder Batra asks RFI to review Asiad gold medallist rower Dattu Bhokanal's 2-year-ban

January 10, 2020 4:06 pm

Batra's intervention came after former World Championships bronze medallist long jumper Anju Bobby George brought the matter to IOA's notice through a letter.

Olympian Anju Bobby George rubbishes reports of joining BJP, says has no political ambition

July 06, 2019 8:52 pm

In a photo tweeted by ANI, the athlete is seeing holding a BJP flag at a party function attended by BJP Karnataka chief BS Yeddyurappa and Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan.

Shaili Singh: Girl who could be the next Anju Bobby George

February 08, 2019 9:59 am

Teenage long jumper Shaili Singh, the U-16 national record holder, has the potential to be country’s best.

Anju Bobby George stakes claim to Athens Olympic medal, gets support of federations

March 02, 2018 7:30 am

The federations have cited the report by World Anti-Doping Agency’s investigator Richard McLaren, which exposed the institutionalised doping by Russian athletes for years.

Anju Bobby George, AFI slam Sports Ministry for no permission to host events

March 01, 2018 9:33 am

Anju Bobby George and AFI express displeasure for denying permission to host events at the premises which are instead used for Indian Super League.

ISL over Indian Athletics: Anju Bobby George, AFI slam sports ministry

February 28, 2018 8:57 pm

Anju Bobby George and the Athletics Federation of India on Wednesday slammed the Sports Ministry for denying permission to host National Championships by locking up stadia in various cities for the cash-rich ISL.