India’s chances at Asian Games 2018: 5 big medal prospects

TheSportsRush looks at the brightest medal prospects who boost India’s chances at the Asian Games 2018. India is set to make an appearance in their 18th Asian Games. The tournament will be played between August 19-September 2 in Jakarta and…

Dipa Karmakar is giving up on the Produnova vault for the Handspring 540

A young girl from Tripura helped put India on the global gymnastics map, when she pulled off the ‘vault of death'(Produnova Vault) at the Rio games, becoming just the 5th woman in the history of the sport to do so.…

Dipa Karmakar meets the ‘God’ of Gymnastics

Dipa Karmakar, the girl who brought joy to an entire nation, got the chance of a lifetime to meet the legendary Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci. (Dipa Karmakar meets the ‘God’ of Gymnastics) Nadia Comaneci had become the first gymnast in…

Tripura Government uses Dipa Karmakar’s Olympic Glory for personal gain; gives a passage on her in Board exam

In what can be attributed to Dipa Karmakar’s recent shot to fame, the Tripura government decided to set a few questions on her in the recently held English board exam. While on the face of it it would look like…

Indian sporting legends to constitute Govt. panel for developing National Sports Development Code

The Government has been trying its best to formulate a systematic framework, in order to help the development of sport in the country. And fortunately the government has been able to recruit Abhinav Bindra, Prakash Padukone and Anju Bobby George…

Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala’s appointment as IOA patrons infuriates the country

Indian sport has time and again been marred by controversies that tend to force every Indian athlete, sports enthusiast and fan to question whether any of this is even worth it. The strings pulled by officials who sit at the…

Dipa Karmakar has found a way to use the funds she will get from returning the BMW

Dipa Karmakar caught the nation’s imagination with her exploits at the Rio Olympics, garnering support from the normal public and celebrities alike. The normal public hailed her as the symbol of woman power in sport and celebrities/sportspersons did not fall…

Dipa Karmakar Returns BMW Gifted by Sachin

Rio Olympics Achievement Dipa Karmakar made India proud at the Rio Olympics 2016 by putting up a splendid show in Gymnastics. Though she could not secure a podium finish but claimed 4th spot in her event which helped her become…

Dipa Karmakar sets her sights high, really high

Dipa Karmakar has set her next goal and that is no ordinary feet. Dipa’s goal is to beat the reigning Olympic gymnast champion Simone Biles of US in Tokyo Olympics 2020. She feels that only if she sets her aspirations high,…

Think again Mr Vijay Goel. They deserve more than Khel Ratna

Politicians need to be careful with the words they utter in public. This much I can understand. But our Sports Minister has gone one step ahead in being non-committal about awarding Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards to Paralympian winners. This…