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 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 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,…

The Maverick Coach – Bishweshwar Nandi

Very often in life, we come across individuals possessing awe-inspiring stories which move us. Gymnast Dipa Karmakar was an unknown commodity till the Rio Olympics began on 5th August. People had pinned their hopes on sports which have a good…

Dipa Karmakar: Breaking Barriers and Creating History

Dipa Karmakar has been continuously flirting with history ever since she became the first Indian gymnast to qualify for the Olympics. Last night (7th August) she continued her tryst with destiny to qualify for the individual vault finals by finishing…

Exclusive Interview: Arjuna awardee Krupali Patel talks about Dipa Karmakar’s chances at Rio 2016

Dipa Karmakar has been continuously flirting with history ever since she became the first Indian gymnast to qualify for the Olympics. Last night she continued her tryst with destiny by qualifying for the individual vault finals, securing the 8th spot.…

Mitali Dogra- The prodigious gymnast and her journey to becoming the ‘Wonder girl’ of Jammu and Kashmir

Sports, for long now, has taken the backseat in our country. It is something that parents have encouraged their children to participate in, but only up to a certain age.Once you are about 14 years old, all your sporting aspirations…

Jammu and Kashmir gymnast Palak Kaur, and her journey to National games glory

It takes a lot of courage to give up a secure life and take up sports as a profession in India. The uncertainties associated with the field make even the most talented of sportspersons to reassess their life goals. While…