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SPORTS

 |  4-minute read
Swapna barman, Dipa Karmakar, Virat Kohli, Bananas

Bananas and permission to travel with wives for Indian cricket team are fine, but what about other sports

We celebrate and indulge our cricketers and rightly so. But why do we treat other sportspersons so callously? It's time India began to invest more resources and respect to them too.

LISTS OF JOY

 |  Breaking Views  |  2-minute read
Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar, Diwali, Lists of Joy

5 stories from India that bring me joy

Bringing some Diwali cheer from the newsroom.

SPORTS

 |  6-minute read
Dipa Karmakar, Rio Olympics 2016, Vijay Goel

Athletes didn't shame India at Olympics, our sports minister did

Vijay Goel is singularly unfit to lead a revamp of sports in the country.

SPORTS

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Produnova, Rio Olympics 2016, Dipa Karmakar

The way Tripura welcomed Dipa Karmakar after Olympics

Every girl child in the state wants to be like the ace gymnast.

SPORTS

 |  7-minute read
PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Rio Olympics 2016

How not to milk the glory of our Olympic medallists

A selfie felicitating a big winner looks good on the Facebook page, but doesn't help much.

SPORTS

 |  2-minute read
Dipa Karmakar, Rio Olympics 2016

Dipa, Usha, Milkha: Is India in love with the 4th place at Olympics?

For three generations now, our sports icons have been those who missed the medal by a whisker.

SPORTS

 |  Another Tangent  |  4-minute read
Dipa Karmakar, Rio Olympics 2016

Rio 2016: Take a bow, Dipa Karmakar. You made India proud

Hope the country doesn't disappoint its brave sportspersons when our contingent goes to Tokyo in 2020.

SPORTS

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Dipa Karmakar, Rio Olympics 2016

Dipa Karmakar poised to vault into history books

Brace yourself India, for she is putting her life on the line for you tonight.

SPORTS

 |  Write Stuff  |  4-minute read
Dipa Karmakar, Rio Olympics 2016

The real losers at Rio Olympics 2016

Selfish demands of medals reveal why there is a rot in the system that leaves a sportsman hobbled in spirit and whose skill goes ignored till the Games begin.

SPORTS

 |  6-minute read
Rio Olympics 2016, Produnova, Dipa Karmakar

Dipa Karmakar will be challenging death to win India a medal at Olympics

Her Produnova vault is so difficult that only five people have performed it successfully so far.