Adille Sumariwalla elected Athletics Federation of India chief for third term, Anju Bobby George senior VP
For Sumariwalla, the coming four-year term (2020-2024) will be his last as AFI president as the National Sports Code of 2011 allows only three continuous terms as head of a national sports federation.
Adille Sumariwalla to be elected as AFI president for third term, Anju Bobby George to take charge as senior vice president
Incumbent Adille Sumariwalla will be unanimously elected as Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president for a third term while former long jumper Anju Bobby George will be made the senior vice-president during its Annual General Body Meeting.
Sports Ministry extends contracts of nine foreign coaches, including High Performance Director for Athletics
This decision was taken by the ministry with a focus on the 2024 and 2028 Olympics, and to ensure Olympic-bound athletes are able to train consistently with one coach and work on improving their performance.
Changanassery Municipal Council names roads after local sporting heroes Anju Bobby George, P Bharathan Nair
The Changanassery Municipal Council on Friday passed a resolution to name the roads after Anju Bobby George and P Bharathan Nair, they said.
Firstpost Masterclass: Sprinter's speed, aircraft's take-off, and mid-air jaunts, Anju Bobby George breaks down long-jump
What is long jump? What is an ideal take-off? What role does chin play in long jump? Former long-jumper and World Championships medallist Anju Bobby George explains all this and more in this Firstpost Masterclass
Tokyo Olympics: Confident of sending record contingent of 125 athletes to Games, says IOA president Narinder Batra
India sent a 117-member contingent at the 2016 Rio Games and 83 competitors to London in 2012.
Sports Ministry forms expert committee featuring Pullela Gopichand, Gagan Narang and others to review National Sports Code
The draft sports code proposes suggests barring of ministers, members of Parliament and Legislative Assemblies and government servants from holding office in the IOA and NSFs, tenure restrictions and age cap of 70 years.
Asian Games 2018: Illustrated history of 2002 Asiad gold medallist Anju Bobby George, one of India's celebrated athletes
Here's the illustrated history of 2002 Asiad gold medallist Anju Bobby George, one of India's celebrated athletes.
Davinder Singh Kang, Sonia Baishya win golds for India on Day 1 of Asian Games invitational athletics event
India won two gold, three silver and as many bronzes on the opening day of the Asian Games invitational athletics test event in Jakarta on Sunday.
IAAF World Athletics Championship 2017: Indian athletics needs old world spit and polish to become world beaters
Govindan Lakshmanan may not have shown us the glitter of a medal but he definitely filled our hearts with pride and also revealed how raw talent, year after year, remains unpolished
The 2017 Asian Athletics Championships is the 22nd edition of the event and will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from 6-9 July.
Anju Bobby George said: "We need justice. Those three cheats stole our glory. They have been ahead of us throughout our careers, but now we know it was through performance enhancing drugs."
The large number of positive doping test results coming out of retrospective testing of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Games should be encouraging as well as disappointing, depending on how one views the development.
A moment of self-doubt was possibly at the root of Indian athletes like Milkha Singh and PT Usha missing out on Olympic medals
But there is another unprecedented number that shows just how the long way that Olympics sports have come in India with as many as nine private sector companies signing up as sponsors for the Indian contingent
Ashwini Nachappa on Friday termed Anju Bobby George's resignation as "unfortunate" stating that there is "more politics in sport than in politics."
Not sorry, but sarcastic: Kerala sports minister EP Jayarajan 'happy' about Anju Bobby George's resignation
Kerala Sports minister E P Jayarajan, who had locked horns with Olympian Anju Bobby George, on Wednesday expressed "happiness" over her resignation as the state Sports Council president.
Anju Bobby George made up her mind to resign after she realised that the government did not want her to continue.
Anju Bobby George resigns as Kerala sports council chief; says sportspersons' morale can't be killed
Olympian Anju Bobby George, who has come under attack from Kerala sports minister EP Jayarajan, decided to step down as president of the Kerala Sports Council on Wednesday