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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Sindhu has a coach I didn’t have – my husband

Gopichand’s wife PVV Lakshmi¬†tells Vijay Tagore how India’s most successful coach is completely consumed by his passion for the sport Not many know that Pullela Gopichand’s wife Lakshmi, also a shuttler, represented India in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. The former national champion now helps her husband run an academy in Hyderabad that has already produced […]

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