Dipa Karmakar

Aditi Ashok to Abhinav Bindra: Heartbreaking instances when Indian athletes finished 4th at Olympics

There is this popular idiom - So near, yet so far. That's something many Indian athletes over the years have learnt the hard way, especially at showpiece events like the Olympics.

published on : 7th August 2021

2018: Peerless Mary Kom and a clutch of wonder girls give India reasons to cheer

Non-cricketing female sportspersons made sure that 2018 was not only about men in blue but also about women who sweat it out equally.

published on : 26th December 2018

Asian Games: Two Indian gymnasts finish at bottom in vault final, Dipa Karmakar last hope

India was the only country to have two participants in the vault final but both failed to produce their best and ended at the bottom of the eight-woman title round.

published on : 23rd August 2018

Dipa Karmakar fails to qualify for vault final but makes it to beam title round

Dipa, who had narrowly missed a bronze in the vault final in the 2016 Rio Olympics, finished eighth in her pet event's qualification round with a score of 13.225.

published on : 21st August 2018