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Paris Olympics 2024: Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar inspires youngsters

Paris Olympics 2024: Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar inspires youngsters

Expressing her gratitude, Dipa Karmakar said, “ I thank Leap Gymnastics and JSW Group for inviting me to visit this facility. Their devotion to the growth of gymnastics and Olympic sports in India is truly inspiring and makes me proud"

12 July,2024 05:52 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
When a boxer swings to a beat

When a boxer swings to a beat

Ahead of the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics, we ask experts how top athletes train for peak performance and find surprising answers, like dance routines for boxers and practising the one-leg stance for archers

07 July,2024 07:45 AM IST | Mumbai | Sonia Lulla
Taylor Swift lauds Simone Biles for using song 'Ready For It' at Olympic trials

Taylor Swift lauds Simone Biles for using song 'Ready For It' at Olympic trials

Taylor Swift took to social media to share her excitement over Simone Biles' use of the track from her 2017 album 'Reputation'.

01 July,2024 10:42 AM IST | Mumbai | ANI
Dipa becomes first Indian gymnast to win gold in Asian Senior C’ships

Dipa becomes first Indian gymnast to win gold in Asian Senior C’ships

“History created at The Asian Gymnastics Championship. Inspirational, Dipa! Congratulations on the #Gold,” Sports Authority of India tweeted

27 May,2024 06:14 AM IST | Tashkent | PTI
Biles launches Olympic year with victory at Core Hydration Classic

Biles launches Olympic year with victory at Core Hydration Classic

It was Biles’s best all-around total since she returned to competition last year for the first time since her abbreviated Tokyo Olympics campaign.

20 May,2024 07:28 AM IST | Los Angeles | AFP
Let’s make sport an attractive career option, too

Let’s make sport an attractive career option, too

While this was about gymnastics specifically, the vision can be a blueprint for other sports, too

30 April,2024 04:14 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
Gymnast Dipa finishes fourth at Apparatus WC

Gymnast Dipa finishes fourth at Apparatus WC

Karmakar, 30, who had finished fourth at Baku Apparatus World Cup last month, once again missed out on a medal by a whisker after coming up with a score of 13.333

20 April,2024 08:00 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI

"Pant's mental strength and gymnastics background helped him recover faster"

Pant had dabbled in gymnastics at a young age and that served as an asset in his recovery, according to Nishanta Bordoloi, the strength and conditioning coach at NCA. But returning to the cricket field has made him love the sport more than he could imagine

16 March,2024 02:12 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Star gymnast Karmakar finishes fourth in Apparatus World Cup

Star gymnast Karmakar finishes fourth in Apparatus World Cup

Dipa, who finished fourth in the vault event at the 2016 Rio Olympics, scored 13.716 points in the event which concludes on Sunday

10 March,2024 07:32 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Nayak wins bronze in gymnastics World Cup

Nayak wins bronze in gymnastics World Cup

Pranati, 28, scored an aggregate of 13.616 points to stand on the podium. Another Indian in the final round, Dipa Karmakar, who had finished fourth in the 2016 Rio Olympics, signed off in the fifth spot in the eight-women final with a score of 13.383

18 February,2024 07:39 AM IST | Cairo | PTI

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