Long Jump

  • IAAF ratifies Anju Bobby George's top finish in 2005 World Athletics Final 01-04-2014 09:41 PM

    New Delhi: 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. The IAAF upgraded Anju to the top place in the IAAF World Athletics...
  • Veer: Paralympian Jagseer overcomes challenges, does family proud 21-02-2014 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: With 28 medals, an Arjuna award and becoming an Indian paralympian, Jagseer Singh has done his family and his country proud. He has worked hard to overcome serious challenges including having his hand amputated at the age of nine. At the age of 9 on just another day,...
  • Reese wins 3rd women's long jump title at World Championships 12-08-2013 09:48 AM

    Moscow: Olympic champion Brittney Reese of the US won her third straight long jump world title on Sunday, holding off Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria at the World Championships. Reese reached the final as last qualifier but jumped 23 feet on her second attempt to beat Okagbare by less than an...
  • Bolt can break my record: long-jumper Powell 06-07-2011 02:25 PM

    Mumbai: Usain Bolt has all the tools to be a top-class long jumper but the Jamaican should wait until after the 2012 Olympics to give the event a go, world record holder Mike Powell has told Reuters. Sprinter Bolt won gold medals in the 100, 200 and 4x100 metres relay...
  • Anju Bobby George gets ready for Beijing Olympics 23-10-2007 01:45 PM

    Chandigarh: Even after termination of the franchisee agreement with Kings XI Punjab by BCCI, KPH Dreams which owns the T20 team is still not out of trouble, it seems, as the Central Excise Department on Monday said it would pass an order within a month determining the company's total tax...
  • Injury, fever led to poor jump: Anju 11-12-2006 12:52 PM

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  • Anju missed gold due to 'hurt leg' 11-12-2006 10:03 AM

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  • Asiad: Anju Bobby George wins silver 10-12-2006 10:48 PM

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  • Anju conquers gold at SAF Games 26-08-2006 06:43 PM

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  • Anju's ranking jumps one rung back 16-08-2006 06:11 PM

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