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FIG listing Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar as 'suspended' leaves national federation confused
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FIG listing Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar as 'suspended' leaves national federation confused

Among the various Indian gymnasts listed in the FIG website, the 28-year-old Karmakar is marked as "suspended" while the others are shown as "active" against their respective names.

World Cups cancellation almost ends Dipa Karmakar and Indian gymnasts' chances of qualifying for Olympics
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World Cups cancellation almost ends Dipa Karmakar and Indian gymnasts' chances of qualifying for Olympics

Doha, Baku and Cottbus were scheduled to host three World Cups in February-March but the International Gymnastic Federation (FIG) was forced to cancel two events and postpone one due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics: Gymnastics qualifying shaken up by cancellation of World Cup events
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Tokyo Olympics: Gymnastics qualifying shaken up by cancellation of World Cup events

The International Gymnastics Federation said it was cancelling its all-around World Cup series of events because of the pandemic.

Tokyo to host four-nation gymnastics tournament in build-up to postponed Olympic Games
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Tokyo to host four-nation gymnastics tournament in build-up to postponed Olympic Games

The competition, which has been under discussion for months, will have strict anti-infection measures in place.

10 wild fruits of Uttarakhand that have medicinal properties
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10 wild fruits of Uttarakhand that have medicinal properties

Here are few wild fruits, all found in Uttarakhand, that have been traditionally used for medicinal purpose.

IOA President Narinder Batra writes to International Gymnastics Federation, says 'all is not well' in Gymnastics Federation of India
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IOA President Narinder Batra writes to International Gymnastics Federation, says 'all is not well' in Gymnastics Federation of India

The GFI, which is slated to go to polls on 3 November, has been mired in factionalism for some time, with rival groups claiming the right to run the sport in the country.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gymnast Simone Biles likely to be star-attraction at Games after record five gold medals in World Championships
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gymnast Simone Biles likely to be star-attraction at Games after record five gold medals in World Championships

Biles won five Olympic medals in Rio de Janeiro, and could add six more next year in Tokyo, but appears highly unlikely to stick around until the 2024 Olympics

International Gymnastics Federation asks Indian body to vet its electoral college through IOA
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International Gymnastics Federation asks Indian body to vet its electoral college through IOA

The FIG said that the electoral college prepared by Gymnastic Federation of India (GFI) will need its final approval but it will do so if vetted through the IOA.

Gymnastics World Championships 2019: Six-member team including Asian Games bronze medallist Ashish Kumar selected by neutral committee
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Gymnastics World Championships 2019: Six-member team including Asian Games bronze medallist Ashish Kumar selected by neutral committee

Earlier this month, a two-day open selection trial to select the team for the World Championships was postponed after the Sports Authority of India (SAI) requested the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to conduct the trials

Gymnastics World Championships 2019: GFI has sole right to select Indian team says FIG in letter to Sports Ministry
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Gymnastics World Championships 2019: GFI has sole right to select Indian team says FIG in letter to Sports Ministry

The selection trials organised by GFI to select a six-member team for the World Championships was postponed early this month after the Sports Authority of India (SAI) requested the IOA to conduct the trials

Longtime International Gymnastics Federation Bruno Grandi passes away at 85
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Longtime International Gymnastics Federation Bruno Grandi passes away at 85

Under the leadership of Bruno Grandi, the gymnastics body also imposed minimum age limits in competition — 16 for females and 18 for males

Dipa Karmakar now officially a 'World Class Gymnast', confirms international gymnastics body
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Dipa Karmakar now officially a 'World Class Gymnast', confirms international gymnastics body

Dipa Karmakar got a major boost to her confidence ahead of the Rio Olympics when he was bestowed with the distinction of 'World Class Gymnast' by the FIG.