Yahoo! PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik top newsmakers for 2016

Updated: Dec 04, 2016, 14:58 IST | IANS |

Indian sportswomen who won laurels and dominated the headlines during the Rio Olympics pipped all other contenders in 2016 to emerge as the top newsmakers in the country, Yahoo announced yesterday

PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik
PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik

New Delhi: Indian sportswomen who won laurels and dominated the headlines during the Rio Olympics pipped all other contenders in 2016 to emerge as the top newsmakers in the country, Yahoo announced yesterday.

"The list of top newsmakers is usually ruled by politicians and Bollywood stars but in 2016, it saw the entry of PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar and wrestler Vinesh Phogat," Yahoo said in a statement.

Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli were the only cricketers who made it to the top 10 list.

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