Hima Das

Jinson Johnson returns while long jump set to witness three-way showdown

Meanwhile, a mouthwatering showdown is expected in the men's long jump with national record holder Murali Sreeshankar set to be tested by Jeswin Aldrin.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Vismaya and Jisna set to mark return with Indian Grand Prix-2

Alongside Poovamma Raju, it will be one of the most closely fought events in the meet which will be held on Wednesday in Thiruvananthapuram.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Dhanalakshmi pips Hima to gold in 200m

However, it was 20-year-old Jeswin who overshadowed the 26-year-old by coming agonisingly close to the national record of 8.26m.

published on : 14th March 2022

Eye on returning Hima as athletes seek good run in first Indian Grand Prix

Among the standout names who will be on show is Hima Das, the national record holder in the women’s 400m.

published on : 13th March 2022

Sprinters, including Hima Das, to headline Indian Grand Prix I Athletics Meet

Hima, S Dhanalakshmi and AT Daneshwari will make the women's 200m an event to watch.

published on : 12th March 2022

Post injury horrors, Hima Das wants to 'look forward'

When asked if she wanted to focus on the shorter sprints (100 and 200m) or the 400m, Hima admitted that it was too early to tell.

published on : 17th February 2022

Neeraj Chopra grows into a colossus with elusive track and field Olympic gold

Son of a farmer, a strapping Neeraj, who turned 24 on Friday, immortalised his name in Indian sports history with his gold-winning throw of 87.58m on August 7, the penultimate day of the showpiece.

published on : 25th December 2021

Sprinter Hima Das tests positive for COVID-19

Das had become the first Indian sprinter to win a world title when she triumphed in the 400m event of the World U-20 Championships in 2018.

published on : 13th October 2021

World Athletics U20 Championships: This is just beginning, says Hima Das as Priya Mohan finishes 4th in women's 400m final

Sprinter Hima Das termed it as a 'great start' and said this is just a beginning and Priya Mohan has a long way to go.

published on : 22nd August 2021

From Poland with pride: Sprint queen Hima Das celebrates her Class XII success 

She scored 63 in English, 84 in Assamese, 60 in Advanced Assamese, 75 in Political Science, 67 in Education and 46 in Geography.

published on : 25th May 2019

2018: Peerless Mary Kom and a clutch of wonder girls give India reasons to cheer

Non-cricketing female sportspersons made sure that 2018 was not only about men in blue but also about women who sweat it out equally.

published on : 26th December 2018

Asian Games relay gold medalist Poovamma says silver or bronze were not on cards

The team claimed a top-podium finish after they completed the race within a clock timing of 3:28.72 in the final round.

published on : 31st August 2018

Indian women's 4x400m relay team wins gold for fifth time on trot at Asian Games

India has been winning the gold in this event since 2002 Asian Games.

published on : 30th August 2018

Dutee Chand makes 200m final, Hima Das disqualified

Hima, the silver medallist in the women's 400m, lined up for the semifinal heat number two but had to make a premature exit due to a false start.

published on : 28th August 2018

Asian Games Athletics: Quick silver

Athletes Hima, Anas and Dutee lend silver lining to India’s day in track events by notching up three second-place finishes.

published on : 27th August 2018
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