Indian sportswomen beat politicians, cricketers and Bollywood stars in web search: Yahoo

Olympians P V Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar beat even star cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, M S Dhoni and Virat Kohli.

While India’s medals tally at the Rio Olympics may have been disappointing, what is encouraging is that more and more Indians are keenly following different kinds of sports in India.

Indian Sportswomen P V Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, and Dipa Karmakar, who made headlines at the Rio Olympics, have managed to beat politicians and Bollywood stars as the top newsmaker of the year in Yahoo’s 2016 Year in Review.

Something of this sort has probably happened for the first time in the history of Indian sports.

Yahoo’s Year in Review List – 2016

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