Koneru Humpy wins  second BBC Indian Sports Woman Of The Year award

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Chess Player Koneru Humpy Wins BBC Indian Sportswoman Of Year Award

Indian chess prodigy in rapid format, Koneru Humpy won the second edition of the BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award on March 8. The nominees included wrestler Vinesh Phogat, sprinter Dutee Chand, shooter Manu Bhaker and Indian hockey team skipper Rani Rampal. Winning the award, Humpy said, "I hope, the game will draw people's attention." Athlete Anju Bobby George and Manu Bhaker won the Lifetime Achievement Award and Emerging Player of… read-more

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 12:20 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Chess, Koneru Humpy, Sportswoman, BBC, Manu Bhaker, Anju Bobby George

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Anju Bobby George

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Ace Athlete Anju Bobby George Reveals Competing With Single Kidney

Ace Indian long jumper Anju Bobby George has revealed that she reached heights in her career with a single kidney. Reportedly, Anju struggled with slow recovery and frequent joint pains due to congenital solitary kidney condition. Besides, she was allergic to medicines. The Olympian won bronze for the Indian contingent at the 2003 World Championships in Paris. Several including Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju have lauded Anju's determination.… read-more

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 04:00 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Anju Bobby George, Athletic Federation of India, Olympics, Kiren Rijiju

Courtesy: The Times of India