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.
The Indian women’s hockey team beat hosts Japan 3-1 in the FIH Women’s Series finals held at Hiroshima, Japan.
In Johri's Rifle Association, you can find women of all ages, one eye closed and with a stiff body posture, shoot with confidence and accuracy.
In a historical landmark, the "fastest Indian woman", Dutee Chand, talks about her same-sex relationship "with her soulmate" .
The recent controversy that Caster Semenya finds herself in is not the first time a female athlete has been subjected to such demoralising tests.