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  • Asian Games 2018: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar finishes fifth in the women’s balance beam final

    Jakarta: Ace Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar finished at a disappointing fifth spot in the women’s balance beam final at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday. The 25-year-old scored 12.500 in the final, which wasn’t enough to lift her to a podium finish. Earlier on Wednesday, Dipa had not competed in the women’s gymnastics artistic team final due to an injury on her right knee, which she picked up during qualification training. China’s Yile Chen

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    Asian Games 2018: India’s schedule on Day 6; where to watch Live

    Indian sportsmen showed an average performance today at Asian Games 2018. The athletes will aim for a good performance on the sixth day of the pan Asian games. There a lot of chances for the players to win a Gold medal in different events. Gymnast Dipa Karmakar will fight for gold in the women’s Balance Beam event, while the Indian boxers will start showing their skills in different weight categories.

  • Gymnast Dipa Karmakar fails to qualify for vault final

    Jakarta : Star gymnast Dipa Karmakar failed to qualify for the vault final but made the cut in the balance beam as India also booked a berth in the title round of the team competition in the Asian Games here on Tuesday.

  • Dipa Karmakar assures her best at Asian Games

    Delhi: On returning to India after clinching gold at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Challenge, gymnast Dipa Karmakar expressed her gratitude to her coach for his support and assured to give her best at Asian Games.

  • Gymnastics World Challenge Cup: Dipa Karmakar bags gold

    New Delhi: Returning to action after a lay-off of nearly two years due to an injury, India’s premier gymnast Dipa Karmakar today clinched the gold medal in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin, Turkey.

  • Dipa creates history, becomes first Indian to win gold in global event

    New Delhi : Dipa Karmakar on Sunday scripted history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to clinch a gold medal at a global event, announcing in style her comeback from a career-threatening injury, at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Mersin, Turkey.

  • ‘Dipa Karmakar is still not fit’

    New Delhi : Eyeing Asian Games glory nearly two years after a rare death-defying stunt in sport’s biggest stage, gymnast Dipa Karmakar will still need to overcome the “fear factor” that plays out in the mind of an athlete following a career-threatening injury, feels her coach Bisweshwar Nandi.

  • Gymnast Dipa Karmakar ruled out of 2018 Commonwealth Games

    New Delhi: India’s top gymnast Dipa Karmakar has been forced out of the upcoming Commonwealth Games owing to the career-threatening knee injury she picked up last year, her coach Bisweshwar Nandi said today.

  • Aliya Mustafina, Deepa’s source of inspiration

    Kolkata : Elite sportsperson more often than not look for inspiration on their comeback trail from injuries and for Dipa Karmakar, it is Russian gymnast Aliya Mustafina, who won four medals at the 2012 London Olympics after being almost down and out with a career-threatening ACL tear.

  • Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik conferred with Padma Shri

    New Delhi: Indian trailblazing gymnast Dipa Karmakar and wrestler Sakshi Malik on Thursday received the coveted Padma Shri Award from President Pranab Mukherjee in the national capital.

  • Surgery on Dipa’s Knee

    New Delhi : Star Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has undergone a knee surgery, ruling her out of the Asian Championships next month.

  • Deepa, Sreejesh receive Padma Shri

    New Delhi : Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli, Paralympian Deepa Malik and hockey captain P.R. Sreejesh were honoured with the Padma Shri by President Pranab Mukherjee at a civil investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Thursday.