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Happy gymnastics is being compared to cricket, says Dipa Karmakar

Happy gymnastics is being compared to cricket, says Dipa Karmakar

Dipa, along with her coach Bishweshwar Nandi, was felicitated by the Bengal Chambers Commerce and Industry (BCCI) here.

Dipa Karmakar's coach Bisweshwar Nandi not in favour of pre-event financial backing

Dipa Karmakar's coach Bisweshwar Nandi not in favour of pre-event financial backing

This is India, you have to first perform (before reaping rewards), said Nandi.

Rio Olympics 2016: After finishing fourth in vault final, Dipa Karmakar's next goal is to win gold in 2020 Olympics

Rio Olympics 2016: After finishing fourth in vault final, Dipa Karmakar's next goal is to win gold in 2020 Olympics

The 23-year-old Dipa, who had become the first Indian woman gymnast to have qualified for the Olympics, scored an average of 15.066 points, a mere 0.15 less than the eventual bronze winner Giulia Steingruber (15.216) of Switzerland.

Rio Olympics: WOW! French gymnast who broke leg after horrible landing is already walking

Rio Olympics: WOW! French gymnast who broke leg after horrible landing is already walking

Said, who underwent surgery on the gruesome double break of his leg suffered at the Rio Olympics, said that he knew it was all over for him in this year's event the moment his landing went wrong.

Dipa Karmakar's Produnova: Key to India's 2016 Rio Olympics dream medal

Dipa Karmakar's Produnova: Key to India's 2016 Rio Olympics dream medal

She will compete in women's all-round individual and apparatus events — Vault, Uneven bars, Balance beam and Floor. But Karmakar's main focus will be on the Vault, where a neat Produnova routine can help her win a medal, at least.

Dipa Karmakar: Carving her own destiny

Dipa Karmakar: Carving her own destiny

As a child, doctors adviced a flat-footed Dipa against taking up gymnastics. Undeterred, she has been riding on sheer hard work and grit to create history for her and country in the sport.

International Gymnastics Federation calls for Russian gymnasts to be allowed to compete in Rio

International Gymnastics Federation calls for Russian gymnasts to be allowed to compete in Rio

FIG said Russian gymnasts have been subject to controls equal to those of our other leading gymnastics federations.

Happy that gymnastics is finally getting attention in India: Dipa Karmakar

Happy that gymnastics is finally getting attention in India: Dipa Karmakar

Dipa's coach Bisheswar Nandi said after her achievement she has received a lot of support from everyone.

Shah Rukh Khan’s reaction after watching son Aryan’s IO Hawk act is amazing!

Shah Rukh Khan’s reaction after watching son Aryan’s IO Hawk act is amazing!

Shah Rukh Khan, who is a doting father, was apparently stunned by his son Aryan’s hand stand act on IO Hawk.

World chief calls for artistry, not acrobatics

World chief calls for artistry, not acrobatics

The head of world gymnastics, who helped devise an open-ended scoring system, is pushing for a rule change to bring artistry back to the sport now increasingly laden with acrobatics to gain high points.

Asian Games: China`s golden Zou Kai shines in gymnastics

Asian Games: China`s golden Zou Kai shines in gymnastics

China`s Zou Kai shines in gymnastics

Olympic star Zou Kai gets Asiad chance

Olympic star Zou Kai gets Asiad chance

China`s most decorated Olympian, gymnast Zou Kai, will grasp his chance to make up for lost time when he returns to the Asian Games after being controversially dropped in 2010.

Asiad 2014: National-level gymnast, coach booked for sexual harassment

Asiad 2014: National-level gymnast, coach booked for sexual harassment

 A gymnast and his coach who are attending a national camp for the upcoming Asian Games, have been booked for allegedly sexually harassing a woman gymnast at the Indira Gandhi indoor stadium here, police said Tuesday.

After CWG bronze, expectations have risen for Asiad: Dipa Dipa Karmakar

After CWG bronze, expectations have risen for Asiad: Dipa Dipa Karmakar

She rose from oblivion by giving India its first women's gymnastics medal in the Commonwealth Games but heading into the upcoming Asian Games, Dipa Karmakar said heightened expectations have put her under slight pressure for the event in Incheon starting September 19.

It's good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar: Ashish Kumar

It's good to share the limelight with Dipa Karmakar: Ashish Kumar

Relishing a fellow athletes success, India's ace gymnast Ashish Kumar is rather happy to share the limelight with Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Dipa Karmakar when they head for the Asian Games in Korea starting September 19.

India`s schedule on Day 9 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

After a rewarding Day 8, India will look to improve on the overall standing in the medal tally. Day 9 at the Games will see Indians in action in boxing, as many as six puglists featuring in their respectibve semi-final bouts.

Commonwealth Games: Ashish Kumar to lead Indian charge in Gymnastics

A silver-medallist from the previous edition, Ashish Kumar would once again be India`s biggest hope for a podium finish in gymnastics when the artistic routines begin on Sunday at the Commonwealth Games here.

India watch at 2014 Commonwealth Games on Thursday

Detailed schedule of India specific events on Day 2 at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Gymnastics is great base for any sport: Nadia Comaneci

Hitting the right superlatives is a gargantuan task when the person in question is Nadia Comaneci, the Romanian Olympic champion who makes thousands of kids fall in love with gymnastics, millions for her looks, and even more for her personality.

City girl Sayrah shines at Delhi State Gymnastics C`ships

Local girl Sayrah sizzled at the 53rd Delhi State Gymnastics Championships as she bagged three gold medals and was adjudged `Best All round Gymnast` at the recently concluded event.