Dipa Karmakar: News

Dipa Karmakar is an Indian artistic gymnast. She was born on August 9, 1993, in Tripura, India. In 2016 Summer Olympics, she became the first Indian female gymnast ever to compete in Olympics and she attained 4th position in Women's Vault Gymnastics event with an overall score of 15.066. She is among the five women who have successfully landed the Produnova https://twitter.com/dipakarmakar

07 Aug 2023


Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar dropped for Asian Games: Details here

In a shocking development, Indian ace gymnast, Dipa Karmakar has been dropped from the final list of athletes for the 2023 Hangzhou Asian Games.

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar serving 21-month ban for doping: Details 

Ace Indian gymnast, Dipa Karmakar, is serving a 21-month suspension after testing positive for the prohibitive substance higenamine.

23 Feb 2019


#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with India's 'Small Wonder' Gymnast Dipa Karmakar

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar became a household name after her stunning performance at Rio 2016 Olympics.

23 Jan 2019

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar launches gymnast Dipa Karmakar's biography

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar launched a book on gymnast Dipa Karmakar at an event in Mumbai.

22 Aug 2018


Asian Games: Injured Dipa Karmakar pulls out of team finals

Star Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar today pulled out of the artistic team finals of the ongoing Asian Games in Indonesia due to a knee injury.

15 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Will provide corruption-free govt: Tripura CM in maiden I-Day speech

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in his maiden Independence Day address today, assured people that he would strive to provide an unbiased and corruption-free government.

09 Jul 2018


Dipa Karmakar scripts history at the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup

Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar made the country proud, yet again, as she clinched the gold medal in the vault event of the Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Turkey.

02 Jun 2018


Tripura will develop 56-inch chest if youth take fitness: Deb

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today said if the youth of the state take Union Sports Minister's fitness challenge, the health of Tripura would improve, too.

15 Aug 2017


This Independence Day, let's revisit all things 'India'

There'll always be complaints, something to be unhappy about, but we can't ignore the very significant event that happened 70 years ago: India became independent.

31 Dec 2016


Girls make India proud at 2016 Rio Olympics

India sent its largest ever contingent of 117 athletes at the 2016 Rio Olympics held in August 2016.

13 Nov 2016


What did India achieve in sports this year?

Starting with the Rio Olympics held in August, then Paralympics in September and Kabaddi World Cup in October, sports was one of the main trending topics in India this year.

24 Sep 2016


After Dipa, is there a hope for Indian gymnastics?

At Rio, Dipa Karmakar created history by becoming the first Indian to make it to the final of a gymnastics event at Olympics.

01 Sep 2016

Dutee Chand

Whose fault - Sports Ministry's or Athletes?

Athletes preparing for the Olympics were demoralized for long with the bureaucracy's rigidity which had consistently hampered and hindered their training programmes.

15 Aug 2016

Srikanth Kidambi

Dipa misses bronze by whisker, wins hearts

Dipa Karmakar made India proud as she is the first Indian woman to reach finals of gymnastic event.

08 Aug 2016

Sania Mirza

Indian women hold Japan in a draw

The Indian women's hockey team fought hard against Japan, ending the match in a 2-2 draw in their opening match at the Olympics.