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No coach, no practice hall – how an Assam teen learnt gymnastics via Skype

February 01, 2020 3:28 pm

How a cross-continental Skype session held together by patchy internet and Google Translate led 12-year-old rhythmic gymnast Upasha Talukdar to win three medals at the recent Khelo India Youth Games in Assam

Larry Nassar survivors offered $215M settlement by USA Gymnastics

January 31, 2020 11:15 am

Nassar is serving decades in prison for sexual assault and possession of child pornography in Michigan. Hundreds of athletes have come forward over the last three years saying Nassar abused them under the guise of treatment, including reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles and six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman.

Yearender 2019: From Pilates to martial arts, here's how celebrities kept fit

December 31, 2019 4:22 pm

Celebrity-led fitness workouts have been a hit this year. From Pilates to Aerial Yoga, Bollywood celebrities made sure they kept us motivated. Take a look!

Sushmita Sen is acing it like a gymnast, giving us major fitness goals

November 28, 2019 10:02 am

Sushmita Sen gives a peek into her latest workout. Here's what we learnt.

Gymnastics’ latest twist? Robot judges that see everything

October 10, 2019 11:09 am

The debut of such technology at the biggest gymnastics meet outside the Olympics represented a meaningful milestone in a sport periodically marred by judging controversies and often wracked with questions about political influence in scoring decisions.

The 'honeying technique' gymnasts use to ensure they get a firm grip

October 09, 2019 11:33 am

For meets, athletes travel with their favourite brands, so they don’t have to worry about tracking down the right honey in an unfamiliar setting.

Simone Biles pulls out a magic move from her vault

August 11, 2019 12:12 pm

Simone Biles got to this point by fearlessly performing elements that no one else has dared go near, and as Biles began her quest on Friday for a record-tying sixth national title, she became the first woman to perform a triple-double (two flips with three twists) in a floor exercise competition.

Simone Biles breaks down, says she still can't trust USA Gymnastics

August 08, 2019 2:04 pm

Speaking with the news media on Wednesday after a training session in Kansas City, ahead of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Biles was not able to contain her emotions.

Pranati Nayak vaults to a bronze at Asian meet: For my father, a bus driver

June 22, 2019 9:04 am

Pranati is coach Minara’s biggest success story yet, coming just a few months after she retired in February from SAI.

Dipa Karmakar gunning for Tokyo via Bapgaon

January 20, 2019 4:48 pm

The Indian Express visits a private gymnasium in a bucolic setting on the outskirts of Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, that is helping Dipa Karmakar perfect her moves ahead of Olympic qualifiers.