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Tokyo Olympics 2020: American gymnast Simone Biles withdraws from all-around competition
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: American gymnast Simone Biles withdraws from all-around competition

USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that the 24-year-old is opting to not compete. The decision comes a day after Biles removed herself from the team final following one rotation because she felt she wasn't mentally ready.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Simone Biles earns plaudits for stance on mental well-being after withdrawal from gymnastics team final
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Simone Biles earns plaudits for stance on mental well-being after withdrawal from gymnastics team final

Biles has become an outspoken advocate for athlete’s rights and the importance of proper mental health, and the stand she took could resonate far beyond the colour of any medal she may win in Tokyo.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Artistic gymnast Pranati Nayak fails to qualify for All-Round finals
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Artistic gymnast Pranati Nayak fails to qualify for All-Round finals

The 26-year-old from West Bengal recorded a total score of 42.565 over the four categories — floor exercise, vault, uneven bars and balance beam — at the Ariake Gymnastic centre.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 163: Sourav Ganguly named Delhi Capitals' adviser; Dipa Karmakar shines at Artistic Gymnastics World Cup and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 163: Sourav Ganguly named Delhi Capitals' adviser; Dipa Karmakar shines at Artistic Gymnastics World Cup and more

Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. On this episode, we discuss Sourav Ganguly's appointment as Delhi Capitals adviser, Dipa Karmakar reaching vaults final at Artistic Gymnastics World Cup and more

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 163 of Spodcast where we discuss Sourav Ganguly's appointment as Delhi Capitals adviser, Dipa Karmakar reaching vaults final at Artistic Gymnastics World Cup and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 163 of Spodcast where we discuss Sourav Ganguly's appointment as Delhi Capitals adviser, Dipa Karmakar reaching vaults final at Artistic Gymnastics World Cup and more

15 Mar, 13:26 Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. On this episode, we discuss Sourav Ganguly's appointment as Delhi Capitals adviser, Dipa Karmakar reaching vaults final at Artistic Gymnastics World Cup and more

Dipa Karmakar will compete at World Cups in Baku and Doha to enhance chances of qualifying for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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Dipa Karmakar will compete at World Cups in Baku and Doha to enhance chances of qualifying for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Ace Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar will be competing in back-to-back World Cups next month to enhance her chances of qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Artistic Gymnastics World Cup: Indian Dipa Karmakar claims bronze medal for vault, inches closer to Tokyo 2020 qualification
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Artistic Gymnastics World Cup: Indian Dipa Karmakar claims bronze medal for vault, inches closer to Tokyo 2020 qualification

Dipa Karmakar had qualified for the vault finals on Friday, scoring 14.100 to finish at the sixth place out of 16 gymnasts in the qualification.

Larry Nassar, ex-USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexually assaulting over 100 girls, jailed for 60 years for child porn
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Larry Nassar, ex-USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexually assaulting over 100 girls, jailed for 60 years for child porn

Nassar, who worked at Michigan State University in addition to USA Gymnastics, was found to be in possession of more than 37,000 graphic videos and images of child pornography on his computer hard drives.

WADA slams Russian hackers for publishing confidential records of Venus Williams, Simone Biles
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WADA slams Russian hackers for publishing confidential records of Venus Williams, Simone Biles

WADA slammed Russian hackers who breached its database and published confidential records of US Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and Venus and Serena Williams.

Rio 2016: 'Empty brain' behind China's worst display in Olympic gymnastics in three decades
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Rio 2016: 'Empty brain' behind China's worst display in Olympic gymnastics in three decades

An "empty brain" contributed to China leaving Rio Olympics 2016 without any gymnastics gold medals, its worst showing since 1984, after three competitors missed out on podium places.

Rio Olympics 2016: Simone Biles clinches record 4th gold after winning floor excercise
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Rio Olympics 2016: Simone Biles clinches record 4th gold after winning floor excercise

Simone Biles showed off her sassy moves and explosive tumbles on the floor exercise to win a record-equaling fourth gold at the Rio Olympics 2016 on Tuesday.

Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar missed her tryst with destiny, lost the medal, but won hearts
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Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar missed her tryst with destiny, lost the medal, but won hearts

Dipa Karmakar was not expected to reach where she has. But she was surely destined to do so. And once she reached Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games, she made sure there were no mistakes. Just that she missed by a whisker.

Dipa Karmakar targets gold in Tokyo 2020 Olympics after narrowly missing out on medal
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Dipa Karmakar targets gold in Tokyo 2020 Olympics after narrowly missing out on medal

Trailblazing Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar said that she’s not disappointed at missing out on a historic bronze in the vault final of the Rio Olympics and that she’s satisfied with her performance.

Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar put under 'house arrest' ahead of vault finals
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Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar put under 'house arrest' ahead of vault finals

aced with the gigantic expectations of an excited nation, India's trail-blazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar has been put under "house arrest" at the Olympic Games Village by her coach Bishweshwar Nandi as she gears up to script history in the vault finals on August 14.

Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar's coach Bisweshwar Nandi suffering from sleepless nights
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Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar's coach Bisweshwar Nandi suffering from sleepless nights

"This is really giving me sleepless nights because medals can disappear by 0.001 of a point," said Dipa Karmakar's coach Bisweshwar Nandi.

Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar's qualification to final sparks euphoria in native Tripura
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Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar's qualification to final sparks euphoria in native Tripura

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar's parents in Tripura are overjoyed over their daughter making it to the Olympic final, the first Indian woman ever to do so, and are praying for her victory at the final.

Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar in hunt for vault finals after finishing 6th in qualifiers
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Rio Olympics 2016: Dipa Karmakar in hunt for vault finals after finishing 6th in qualifiers

Dipa Karmakar remained in the hunt for a place in the Olympic vault finals after finishing 6th in the qualifiers in Rio de Janeiro