National Sports Awards 2020: Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among five athletes to receive Khel Ratna; 29 finalised for Arjuna Award
This is the first time in the history of awards that five athletes have been recommended for the Khel Ratna, with the final decision resting on sports minister Kiren Rijiju
Seven-time Olympic medallist gymnast Shannon Miller heaps praise on Dipa Karmakar for showing path to youngsters
Seven-time Olympic medallist gymnast Shannon Miller said Indian trailblazer Dipa Karmakar has shown the young athletes that anything could be achieved with hard work and passion.
Best of 2010s: From Virat Kohli breaking batting records to PV Sindhu's unprecedented success; top Indian athletes of decade
This is a list of best Indian athletes of this decade in no particular order. Obvious names like Virat Kohli and PV Sindhu feature, but the likes of Pankaj Advani and Apurvi Chandela also make their way.
What could be going through the minds of top Indian athletes who are in different stages of rehabilitation after surgery? Ideally, it is athletes who provide answer to the questions. Nanaki J Chadha, a former top 10 player on the Indian Golf Union charts and now a sports psychology researcher, says a lot of irrational thoughts can dominate the mind.
World Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2019: Ashish Kumar, Pranati Nayak, Aruna Reddy lead India's charge; Dipa Karmakar misses out due to injury
In Dipa's absence, the onus will be on Pranati Nayak, Pranati Das, and Aruna Budda Reddy to make an impact in the women's category after they were selected in the six-member Indian team last month.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dipa Karmakar hasn't lost hope of qualifying despite injury setback, says coach Bishweshwar Nandi
"Dipa will need to win gold or silver in all the three World Cups next year to qualify. But she is taking it up as a challenge," Karmakar's coach Bishweshwar Nandi said.
Asian Championship medal fires gymnast Pranati Nayak’s Olympics dream, but it's a difficult road ahead
Pranati is only the fourth Indian after Ashish Kumar, Aruna Reddy and Dipa Karmakar to win a medal in gymnastics at the international level. The next couple of months will be crucial for the gymnast gunning for an Olympic spot.
Dipa Karmakar aggravates knee injury during vault final at Artistic Gymnastics World Cup, to skip Doha event
Dipa Karmakar's hope of qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics suffered a jolt after she aggravated her knee injury during the vault final at the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup on Saturday, forcing her to withdrew from next week's Doha World Cup.
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
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
India's Dipa Karmakar made it to the vault finals after finishing third in the qualifying round of the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup.
Dipa Karmakar looks to secure Olympic berth with strong performances at Baku and Doha Artistic Gymnastics World Cups
Dipa Karmakar will look to secure an Olympic berth with "some good performances" at back-to-back Artistic Gymnastics World Cups in Baku and Doha
SAI clears Dipa Karmakar's participation in two World Cups, instructs federation to conduct trials for men
Sports Authority of India on Tuesday cleared Dipa Karmakar's participation in the upcoming World Cups at Baku and Doha respectively but asked the gymnastics federation to conduct trials for men.
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: India's Dipa Karmakar qualifies for Vault final; B Aruna Reddy suffers knee injury
Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar qualified for the Vault Finals but B Aruna Reddy suffered a knee injury to end her campaign in disappointment at the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup
Artistic Gymnastics World Cup: India's Dipa Karmakar hopes to seal Tokyo Olympics berth with good show in Germany
Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar would be aiming to put behind the injury-marred disaster that was the Asian Games when she aims for a positive start to her Olympic qualification bid with the World Cup of artistic gymnastics
Not participating in World Championship will affect our Olympic preparations, says top gymnast Rakesh Patra
Gymnast Rakesh Patra said, "Next year there is the qualifying event (World Championships in Stuttgart) for 2020 Tokyo Games and if this issue continues it will affect our chances. It will affect India's reputation in the global stage."
Dipa Karmakar to resume training, start preparation for World Gymnastics Championships next week, says coach Bisweswar Nandi
Top Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar will resume her training next week for the upcoming World Championships in Doha after completing her rehabilitation.
Asian Games 2018: Dipa Karmakar finishes fifth in beam final, Indian gymnastics campaign ends without medal
Dipa, who was the fifth gymnast to perform on the beam, finished at the same spot with a score of 12.500 in the eight-woman final. She had scored 12.750 in the qualification round.
Highlights, Asian Games 2018, Day 6: HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth makes early exits; India thrash Japan 8-0 in hockey
Catch the live score and updates from Day 6 of the Asian Games taking place in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang.