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Tokyo Games postponement rekindles Dipa Karmakar's Olympics hopes

In the remaining two qualifying events, Dipa needs two second places or one first and a second place to qualify

30 Mar 2020 2:13 PM

How ‘Indian gymnast’ stopped being an oxymoron

The book has some priceless photographs from the history of gymnastics in Tripura and some personal ones from Dipa’s household in black and white.

24 Mar 2019 2:44 AM

Gymnastics: Dipa Karmakar out of action for two weeks, says coach

It was her first event after undergoing an anterior curiae ligament surgery in Mumbai, last year in July.

31 Aug 2018 1:45 AM

Supporting female athletes with long-term goals: Rashesh

Edelweiss Chairman-CEO Rashesh Shah and his wife Vidya Shah share a passion for running.

25 Jul 2018 12:49 AM

Turkey gold a boost for Asiad: Dipa Karmakar

Dipa and athlete Hima Das are prime examples of athletes from small towns achieving success in unheralded sports.

22 Jul 2018 12:47 AM


The monk who had sold a fortune

The fans soon switched back to football and there they stayed. The football final match was symbolic.

20 Jul 2018 12:46 AM

Back after injury, Karmakar revels in new-found success

Dipa scored 14.15 to clinch the gold medal in Turkey but said she will need to score higher to win a medal at the Asian Games.

16 Jul 2018 5:51 AM

Back after injury, Karmakar revels in new-found success

Dipa scored 14.15 to clinch the gold medal in Turkey but said she will need to score higher to win a medal at the Asian Games.

14 Jul 2018 7:01 AM

Hima does India proud

The younger they come out winning, even in age-level events, the better their future should be.

14 Jul 2018 12:47 AM

Somersaulting over politics

Overcoming official apathy, division in federation gymnasts bring home medals.

04 Mar 2018 2:13 AM


In search of C’wealth and Asiad glory

At the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, India finished fifth overall with 64 medals, 15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze.

06 Jan 2018 12:13 AM

Injured Dipa Karmakar focuses on CWG, Asiad

Nandi said the top priority was to prepare for the 2020 Olympics and before that the 2018 CWG and the Asian Games.

23 Jun 2017 12:43 AM

Samriddhi Ghosh hopes to emulate Dipa Karmakar

Russian star Margarita Mamun, the all-round champion in rhythmic gymnastics at the 2016 Rio Olympics, is among Ghosh’s role models.

23 Apr 2017 12:37 AM

Faces of the future!

Forbes’ latest list proudly focuses on new age Indian icons that millennials worship.

20 Apr 2017 12:37 AM

Dipa Karamakar to miss Asian Championships following knee surgery

The 7th Senior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championships is slated to be held between May 18 to May 21 in Bangkok, Thailand.

04 Apr 2017 5:56 PM


Virat Kohli headlines Padma Shri awardee list

Virat Kohli and seven other sportspersons including Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar were recepients of the prestigious Padma Shri award.

25 Jan 2017 6:36 PM

Dipa Karmakar's contribution to Indian sports is remarkable: Rio champ Simone Biles

With 19 Olympic and World Championship medals against her name, the teenage sensation admitted that she’s living the dream.

20 Jan 2017 5:27 PM

2016 Fear vs Hope: For Indian sport, 2017 is the year to build

Sport in India needs integration, cohesiveness and professionalism.

01 Jan 2017 12:16 AM

Who run the world? girls!

An all-round great year for sports has been made better by the performances of the women of sports, across all disciplines.

31 Dec 2016 12:42 AM

2016 Year of the Stunners: The girl

Having chosen the Produnova — commonly known as vault of death — Dipa became the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics.

25 Dec 2016 12:10 AM