Dipa Karmakar

Dipa Karmakar's Olympic qualification hopes take a dash as FIG cancel World Cup events

Dipa Karmakar's hopes of qualifying for the upcoming Tokyo Games took a dash as International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) called off three World Cups, which were scheduled to be held in February and March. However, Karmakar's coach Bisheswar Nandi is hopeful that the international body will look into the matter and come up with fresh dates to ensure athletes get a chance to book their ticket to Tokyo.   

Feb 27, 2021, 18:08 PM IST

Country needs to do a lot more for women empowerment in sports: Sania Mirza

Sania, the first Indian woman tennis player to win a Grand Slam title in doubles and mixed doubles, said the likes of Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have done the country proud but there is still "discrimination in sports".

Apr 13, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Dipa Karmakar to miss Doha World Cup after aggravating knee injury

Dipa has been troubled by her knee ever since she finished fourth at the 2016 Olympics. She had almost two years of injury lay-off after the Rio Games.

Mar 16, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

Dipa Karmakar qualifies for final round of Artistic Gymnastics World Cup

The 25-year-old Dipa, who had finished fourth in the event at 2016 Rio Olympics, performed a higher difficulty Handfront 540 vault for the first time in the competition.

Mar 14, 2019, 19:03 PM IST

Nothing ever stopped me from playing sports: Sachin Tendulkar shares throwback pics

Tendulkar took to his official Twitter account, sharing the post consisting of two inspirational pictures and an equally beautiful message. 

Jan 24, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar reveals a message he once gave to gymnast Dipa Karmakar

Tendulkar also had a piece of advice for the 25-year-old gymnast who had finished fourth in the women's vault finals event during the 2016 Rio Olympics, earning her fame and appreciation from all corners of the world. 

Jan 23, 2019, 18:38 PM IST

When Sachin Tendulkar faced a rapid fire on Dipa Karmakar and nailed it

The former Indian cricketer was asked to name the gymnast who had emerged victorious in the women's vault finals in Rio de Janeiro, where Karmakar had finished an impressive fourth. 

Jan 23, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar hails Dipa Karmakar for motivating thousands of youngsters

Karmakar finished fourth in the women's vault finals event during the 2016 Rio Olympics, which earned her fame and appreciation from all corners of the world. 

Jan 23, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

'Looking forward to the day when cricket is included in Olympics': Sachin Tendulkar

The former Indian batsman also expressed his belief that it was necessary to allocate a certain amount of time to teams, set to battle it out in the Olympics, in order to ensure quality preparation.

Jan 23, 2019, 15:55 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar launches book on Dipa Karmakar, calls her inspiration

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday launched a book on gymnast Dipa Karmakar. The book titled 'Dipa Karmakar - The Small Wonder' was launched at an event in Mumbai.

Jan 23, 2019, 00:08 AM IST

Sachin Tendulkar launches biography of Gymnast Dipa Karmakar in Mumbai

Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar launches biography of Gymnast Dipa Karmakar titled 'The Small Wonder'. WION Sports Editor Digvijay Singh Deo, Dronacharya Awardee Bishweshwar Nandi and Journalist Vimal Mohan are co-authors of the book.

Jan 22, 2019, 22:50 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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