Dipa Karmakar to return her BMW owing to maintenance issues

Dipa Karmakar’s pathbreaking performance in the Rio Olympics was lauded by many, including former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who was picked to present her, along with PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik, a BMW car in September. However, owing to maintenance issues, Dipa has decided to return her gift to the original owner V Chamundeswaranath, president […]

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Dipa Karmakar is first Indian gymnast to enter vault finals

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar scripted history as she became the first Indian to make the cut for the individual vault finals in her debut Olympic Games after finishing 8th in the qualifying round here. The Tripura-girl, who is the country’s first woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, managed to perform her much-appreciated ‘Produnova’ vault […]

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In Dipa Karmakar, a fresh Indian Olympic dream

In the last six months, Dipa Karmakar’s life has swung the entire arc. On October 31, 2015, despite displaying the best vaulting effort of her career, Dipa couldn’t secure an Olympic berth. She had come perilously close, but a podium finish eluded her. Executing the Produnova, Dipa’s poor landing, despite a strong jump and lift, […]

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