The Indian women’s hockey team secured their place in the final round of the 2020 Olympics, sealing their fate with a goal at the last minute of the game held at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.
The whole nation rejoiced on Sunday, as PV Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian ever to have claimed gold at the World Badminton Championships.
On Monday, Aishwarya Pissay, a Bengaluru-based biker, created history by becoming the first Indian to win a world title in motorsports.
India’s leading female wrestler Vinesh Phogat claimed her third successive gold medal at the Poland Wrestling Tournament in the 53kg category.
Six-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom on Sunday won a gold in a lop-sided 51kg bout final in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia.
Bhavna Bhave Tokekar, a 47-year-old woman from Pune, won 4 gold medals in powerlifting at the Open Asian Championships held in Chelyabinsk, Russia.
In India especially, women have come into the limelight with the last 2, and only, Olympic medals from Rio being brought home by women. So this time around Vitamin Stree took a closer look at the hurdles women face on their track to becoming pro athletes.
The society has somehow undermined the work done by women and cited this as a reason, along with others, to maintain a significant pay gap in the workspace, even in the domain of cricket.
Affectionately called as ''The Dhing Express,'' Hima has gone into winning her second international gold in women's 200m with a top finish at the Kutno Athletics meet in Poland.
Dutee Chand is a two-time Asian Champion as well a 100-metre national record holder at 11.24 seconds and the second Indian sprinter to bag a gold at a global event.