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09-Dec-2017 Kolkata

My rehab is over, will join camp in Delhi : Dipa Karmakar

 Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar on Saturday said her rehabilitation has been completed and she will join the training camp at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on December 11 to prepare for next year's Commonwealth Games."My rehabilitation is complete...

22-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Gymnast Dipa focused on 2020 Olympics

Having recovered from a knee injury, star gymnast Dipa Karmakar is looking forward to doing well at next year's Asian Games even as she remains focused on her long-term goal of winning a medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Karmakar, who finished in fourth place...

04-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Dipa Karmakar starts rehabilitation post knee surgery

Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar on Tuesday revealed that she has started her rehabilitation process after going under the knife for a knee injury.Dipa had reportedly hurt her knee ligament while practicing Handspring Rudi (a vault variant) during a national camp...

28-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Government to start Brahmaputra study centre at Gauhati University

Minister of Development of North East Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that the government will start a Centre for Brahmaputra studies at Gauhati University as part of its initiatives to catalyse the contribution of the north-east towards the country's...

19-Sep-2016 Kolkata

Happy gymnastics is being compared to cricket: Dipa Karmakar

The kind of attention she is receiving at the moment is unprecedented not only in gymnastics but in any other sport besides cricket, Dipa Karmakar said on Monday.Dipa, along with her coach Bishweshwar Nandi, was felicitated by the Bengal Chambers Commerce...

22-Aug-2016 Agartala

Tripura declares holiday as it celebrates gymnast Dipa's homecoming

The Tripura government on Monday gave a rousing reception to ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian to take part in an Olympic gymnastics final, missing out on the bronze by a whisker.Hundreds of fans, officials, followers, admirers and well-wishers...

22-Aug-2016 Hyderabad/Tripura

Rio stars Sindhu, Dipa get rousing reception on homecoming

Rio silver medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu and Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian woman to take part in an Olympic gymnastics final, were accorded rousing receptions at their hometowns on Monday on return from the Olympics.Hundreds of fans, officials, sports...

20-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Rio experience will enrich me: Dipa Karmakar

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar on Saturday said she was glad to showcase her potential on the world stage at the Rio Olympics and believes the experience will enrich her future efforts to win a medal at the Games.Dipa is the first Indian female gymnast to qualify...

08-Aug-2016 Agartala

Dipa Karmakar's parents, Tripura euphoric over her Olympic final berth

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.Her father, a former Sports Authority of India coach in weightlifting,...

08-Aug-2016 Rio de Janeiro

Dipa Karmakar enters Olympic final to create history

Dipa Karmakar on Sunday created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to enter the Olympic final at the Rio Olympic Centre here.The 22-year-old qualified for the final round in the Individual vault final of artistic gymnastics after finishing eighth...


Dipa Karmakar: The new poster girl of Indian sport

The latest poster girl of Indian sport, gymnast Dipa Karmakar, will be in Delhi next week. There will be another round of interviews and electronic shoots as the young lady is out training for the Rio Olympic Games, barely a hundred days away.Like quite...

27-Apr-2016 Kolkata

Happy that gymnastics is getting attention in India: Dipa Karmakar

Dipa Karmakar, who recently came into the limelight after becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for Olympics, said on Wednesday that she is happy that finally the sport is getting some recognition in the country due to her exploits."I have not...

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