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Olympic gold medallist Nadia Comaneci, first gymnast to score perfect 10, reacts to Indian kids performing gymnastic in viral video

A video of two Indian school children performing gymnastic on a street has caught the attention of many on social media, including retired world-class Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci. 

Aug 31, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Novak Djokovic, Simone Biles win top Laureus awards

Djokovic and Biles, were simultaneously crowned as Sportsman and woman of the year awards, at the annual Laureus World Sports Awards.

Feb 19, 2019, 10:30 AM 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

Ex-officials in U.S. gymnastics sex abuse scandal to testify to Senate

 The Heads of Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, who resigned in the wake of a sex abuse scandal involving a former doctor at their organizations, could face tough questions when they appear on Tuesday at a U.S. Senate hearing on how to protect athletes from similar behavior. 

Jun 05, 2018, 16:13 PM IST

USA gymnastics star coaches Karolyis sued over Nassar sex abuse

A champion American gymnast has filed suit against her sport's star coaches Bela and Marta Karolyi for failing to protect her from convicted serial sex abuser Larry Nassar, the former USA gymnastics team doctor.

May 02, 2018, 10:03 AM IST

Former Brazil coach accused of abusing young gymnasts

A former coach of Brazil's national squad was fired by his gymnastics club after Brazilian TV reported he had sexually abused boys, presenting testimony from more than 40 victims.

May 01, 2018, 09:52 AM IST

Delhi High Court asks GFI to process licence form of two gymnasts for CWG

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) to process the applications for licence of two gymnasts to enable them to participate in the Commonwealth Games in Australia, and questioned GFI how the gymnasts who scored good ranks were not selected.

Apr 02, 2018, 21:19 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

India at CWG: Gymnast Pranati wants to emulate Dipa Karmakar in Gold Coast

A three-member women's artistic contingent led by Aruna Reddy hopes to fill in the void created by Dipa, who could not get fit in time for the Games.

Mar 30, 2018, 14:22 PM IST

India at CWG 2018: Gymnast Rakesh Patra eyes medal for better life

The 26-year-old artistic gymnast was included in India's squad after he filed a writ petition in the Delhi HC when his name was initially omitted owing to a tussle between the gymnastics federation and the IOA.

Mar 21, 2018, 16:21 PM IST

Gymnast Aruna Reddy makes history, becomes first Indian to win World Cup medal

Aruna Budda Reddy today created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to win an individual medal at the Gymnastics World Cup as she clinched a bronze in the women's vault event here.

Feb 24, 2018, 18:53 PM IST

In Egypt, sports academy gives Syrian children platform to rise

With a small administrative office, and the lone training hall, Syrian youngsters practise martial arts, aerobics, ballet, and gymnastics. In addition, the academy organises football tournaments, especially for Arab and African refugees in the city.

Feb 20, 2018, 10:22 AM IST

Dipa Karmakar ruled out of Commonwealth Games

The 24-year-old had undergone an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery in April last year and is continuing to undergo a lengthy rehabilitation process.

Feb 13, 2018, 17:51 PM IST

Disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to another 40-125 years

The latest sentence stems from abuse he committed at the Twistars gymnastics training centre in Michigan.

Feb 06, 2018, 14:55 PM IST

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on Wednesday after a week of raw emotional testimony by scores of women he sexually abused for years under the guise of medical treatment.

Jan 25, 2018, 15:18 PM IST

Simone Biles: 'I was abused' by USA gymnastics doctor

Olympic gymnastics superstar Simone Biles revealed on Monday she was sexually abused by disgraced former USA team doctor Larry Nassar, who was last month jailed for 60 years on child porn charges.

Jan 16, 2018, 16:34 PM IST

McKayla Maroney files suit against US Olympic Committee amid reports officials paid her to remain silent over former team doctor Larry Nassar abuse

Maroney, a two-time world champion vaulter, helped the Americans win team golds in the 2012 Olympics and 2011 world championships. She was the 2012 Olympic vaulting runner-up.

Dec 21, 2017, 00:34 AM 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