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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.