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Indian gymnasts to undergo selection trials ahead of Doha World Championships

Indian gymnasts to undergo selection trials ahead of Doha World Championships

Gymnasts, Dipa Karmakar and Rakesh Patra alongside other top Indian gymnasts are set to feature in selection trials for the 48th Artistic Gymnastic World Championship in Doha. 

Sep 22, 2018, 18:52 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi congratulates Dipa Karmakar on her gold win

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Dipa Karmakar on her gold win

Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian gymnast to win a gold in a world level event.

Jul 08, 2018, 21:26 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar looking to give her absolute best in Asian Games

Dipa Karmakar looking to give her absolute best in Asian Games

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who has recovered well following a knee injury that forced her to withdraw from the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games, on Thursday said that she is looking forward to giving her absolute best and stand on people`s expectation in the upcoming Asian Games.

Jun 07, 2018, 16:36 PM IST
Eyeing Asian Games comeback, Dipa Karmakar heads to Moscow for training

Eyeing Asian Games comeback, Dipa Karmakar heads to Moscow for training

Injured Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar will head to Moscow for a month-long training stint as she sets her sights on a successful return at the Asian Games in Jakarta from August 18-September 2, her coach Bisweshwar Nandi said on Saturday.

Mar 31, 2018, 21:09 PM IST
Here is the entire list of recipients of ZEE News Fairplay Awards for Indian women athletes

Here is the entire list of recipients of ZEE News Fairplay Awards for Indian women athletes

At the event in New Delhi on Wednesday, Rajya Sabha MP Dr Subhash Chandra expressed his happiness at women sportspersons basking in the limelight.

Mar 21, 2018, 20:59 PM IST
Gymnast Dipa Karmakar fit but coach Bishweshwar Nandi will take CWG call in March

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar fit but coach Bishweshwar Nandi will take CWG call in March

Although Nandi has not completely ruled Dipa out of the 2018 Gold Coast event, to be held in April, he feels the Asian Games in August would be a more "realistic target".

Dec 09, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Fit-again Indian Gymnast Dipa Karmakar looks up to Aliya Mustafina for inspiration

Fit-again Indian Gymnast Dipa Karmakar looks up to Aliya Mustafina for inspiration

Dipa would join the national camp at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in the capital next week after her coach Bishweshwar Nandi's cousin's wedding tomorrow.

Dec 09, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar looks beyond Produnova, eyes CWG gold with 'handspring 540'

Dipa Karmakar looks beyond Produnova, eyes CWG gold with 'handspring 540'

Karmakar, who celebrated her 24th birthday yesterday, revealed that work has begun to add a new vault to her skills.

Aug 10, 2017, 14:41 PM IST
Out of action since Rio Olympics, Dipa Karmakar set to miss World Championship as well

Out of action since Rio Olympics, Dipa Karmakar set to miss World Championship as well

As she is not competing, Karmakar said she is using the time to work on fitness and completing her studies.

Jun 22, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik among 53 Indians in Forbes' 'Under-30' Achievers list

Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik among 53 Indians in Forbes' 'Under-30' Achievers list

Indian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar and wrestler Sakshi Malik are among the list of 53 Indians featuring in the Forbes' list of super achievers from Asia who are under the age of 30 and "pushing boundaries of innovation".

Apr 17, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Gymnast Dipa Karmakar undergoes knee surgery, to miss Asian Championships

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar undergoes knee surgery, to miss Asian Championships

Karmakar shot to fame by becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics. She finished fourth in her pet event of vault at the Rio Games.

Apr 04, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee lauds PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar's performances at Rio Olympics

President Pranab Mukherjee lauds PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar's performances at Rio Olympics

Addressing the joint sitting of Parliament on Tuesday ahead of the budget session, Pranab Mukherjee lauded the strength of India's women,

Jan 31, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Padma Award: What more I need to do? Pankaj Advani asks Sports Minister after being snubbed for prestigious award

Padma Award: What more I need to do? Pankaj Advani asks Sports Minister after being snubbed for prestigious award

Advani, who has pocketed eight world titles in the last eight years, was in race for the third highest civilian award of the country.

Jan 26, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
Padma Awards: Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar, Deepa Malik, Sakshi Malik to be honoured for excellence in sports

Padma Awards: Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar, Deepa Malik, Sakshi Malik to be honoured for excellence in sports

The focus of this year's Padma awards, according to the officials in the Home Ministry, was on recognising talent of unknown and unsung heroes of the country.

Jan 25, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Padma Awards announced: Murli Manohar Joshi, Virat Kohli, Kailash Kher among notable winners - Full list here

Padma Awards announced: Murli Manohar Joshi, Virat Kohli, Kailash Kher among notable winners - Full list here

Nineteen of the awardees are women and the list also includes 5 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and 6 Posthumous awardees.

Jan 25, 2017, 15:19 PM IST
Dipa Karmakar is exciting but I don't need to attempt Produnova: Simone Biles

Dipa Karmakar is exciting but I don't need to attempt Produnova: Simone Biles

The Indian did not win a medal but still became an overnight star in her country, mainly due to her successful attempt at the "Produnova" vault.

Jan 20, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Gymnast Dipa Karmakar returns her BMW; purchases new car from Rs. 25 lakh received

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar returns her BMW; purchases new car from Rs. 25 lakh received

The gymnast has reportedly bought a Hyundai Elantra and will be using the remaining part of the money received for her training purposes.

Dec 30, 2016, 12:38 PM IST

2016 - The arrival of India's women athletes

Before the 2016 Rio Olympics, India's women athletes didn't have the best of chemistry with Sania Mirza and Sania Nehwal - two of the most prominent names amongst a male-dominant industry.

Dec 19, 2016, 18:02 PM IST
Controversies that rocked sports in 2016: From Russia's doping scandal to Shobhaa De's shameful tweet

Controversies that rocked sports in 2016: From Russia's doping scandal to Shobhaa De's shameful tweet

Before we say bye-bye to 2016, here's a look at the controversies which have rocked the sporting world this year.

Russia Doping: Trapped in its own design

Dec 16, 2016, 00:11 AM IST

2016 in review: When a cricket-obsessed nation was clean bowled by gymnast Dipa Karmakar

One of the strangest things ever to have happened in Indian sports was witnessed in Rio, on the eve of country’s 70th Independence Day.

Dec 15, 2016, 17:14 PM IST

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