Dipa Karmakar

Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar, Deepa Malik To Get Padma Awards

Seven sport sensations are winning Padma Shri Awards this Republic day–Rio Olympic medalist,  Sakshi Malik is one of them, a source told The Indian Express on Wednesday. .@SakshiMalik has been honoured with Padma AwardWe take a look at all the honours that she received since her win at #Rio2016. #ITSpecial pic.twitter.com/LOsCZDjVs6 — India Today (@IndiaToday) January 25,(…)


Dipa Karmakar returns BMW she got as gift

Stellar gymnast Dipa Karmakar has decided to return her BMW which she got after her winning feat at this year’s Rio Olympics. Her family and her coach BS Nandi took this decision due to a number of reasons– the car’s high maintenance cost, lack of a BMW service centre in Agartala and absence of suitable(…)


Are women rewriting India’s sports history?

Rio 2016 made history for India. As our women Olympians took over, India sat up and watched, stunned. What was happening there? Well, PV Sindhu and Sakshi Mallik snatched their wins at badminton and wrestling respectively; Dipa Karmakar did the death vault at gymnastics, and Aditi Ashok battled on at golf. These events that took place there made two huge changes(…)


Sehwag asks government to honour Dipa Karmakar, Lalita Babar, and why not?

Indian cricket legend Virender Sehwag has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to name a special train and plane after gymnast Dipa Karmakar and athlete Lalita Babar to honour their efforts at the ongoing Rio Olympics. Also Read: Rio2016: They’re fabulous at sport and have physiques to die for. Meet 4 Olympians who make you want to work(…)


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